Author: Franklin Pond

July 30, 2013: Summer Final Concert

Hard work pays off! Enjoy an evening of chamber music featuring the students and coaches of Franklin Pond Chamber Music’s 2013 Summer Program. Free and open to the public! Tuesday, July 30, 2013 7:30pm Kellett Chapel, Peachtree Presbyterian Church, 3434 Roswell Rd NW, Atlanta

July 26-29, 2013: Jekyll Island Retreat

Franklin Pond Chamber Music (FPCM) will play two concerts at Mistletoe Cottage in the Historic District of Jekyll Island July 27th and 28th, both at 7:00.   The Saturday, July 27th concert will feature the Franklin Pond Quartet, all members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and guest artist Christina Smith, principal flutist of the ASO. …
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Faculty Member, Jun-Ching Lin, honored

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra violinist and long-time Franklin Pond faculty artist Jun-Ching Lin was honored by the ASO for his 25 years with the orchestra at a May 30th luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton in Buckhead.  ASO President Stanley Romanstein and Music Director Robert Spano gave glowing tributes to Jun-Ching’s accomplishments and extraordinary value to the orchestra. …
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Summer 2013

You applied, you practiced, and you auditioned! This year’s groups have been announced and we can’t wait to have chamber music ringing through the halls! Learn more about this year’s Summer Program.

June 30, 2013: First Day and Parent Meeting!

Woohoo! Time to kick off the Summer with our first day of coaching! Are you a parent of a 2013 Summer student? We are excited to meet you at the Parent Meeting on Sunday, June 30, 2013! See you then!

May 20, 2013: Fall Into Spring Finale

The Fall Into Spring students and coaches performed a beautiful concert on May 20, 2013 at Heritage Hall, Sandy Springs. All the hard work was evident in the final performances! Check out our facebook album to view all the photos from the event!  

FPQ at the 2013 Atlanta Summer Stringfest!

Look for the Franklin Pond Quartet at this year’s Atlanta Summer Stringfest! Located in Tucker, GA, Atlanta Summer Stringfest is an opportunity for young string players to play, learn, and perform together. Franklin Pond Fall Into Spring Director, Lachlan McBane, will be co-directing with ASO string bass, Michael Kurth. The Franklin Pond Quartet is excited…
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Alumni News

Our Alumni have been busy! Some recent news: Evan Few (Violin ’01) performed with the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra on their February 17 “Winter in Amsterdam” concert.             Wick Simmons (Cello ’09, ’10) will be featured on NPR’s “From the Top.” Simmons will play Ravel’s “Kaddish” during a taping March 3 at…
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May 6, 2013: Fall Into Spring Masterclass

The final FIS Masterclass will be held at Heritage Hall on May 6th from 6:30 – 9:00pm. See you there!

Fall Into Spring Masterclass

On January 21, 2013, Franklin Pond Chamber Music hosted the first of two masterclasses for the Fall Into Spring season. The students gathered together to play for each other and receive feedback from three of this year’s coaches.