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Fall Into Spring program will be LIVE starting in September

Apply soon and get started early. We are all set for live coaching and rehearsals at The Pond and other possible venues as they open up. We will have live and virtual masterclasses and other opportunities throughout the school year. And don’t forget about the Competition on May 30, 2021 (updates for a live event…
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Summer Intensive Program mixes live and virtual at The Pond

Music of Barrière, Beethoven, Haydn, and Mendelssohn is wafting across the Pond. The Summer Intensive program has been going very well, both live and virtually. All the students and faculty have adhered to our Covid rules faithfully and still been able to play and learn together. We’ve had fabulous opportunities to connect with artists from…
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Franklin Pond Quartet plays at Atlanta Botanical Garden

The Franklin Pond Quartet played at the Atlanta Botanical Garden sponsored by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. So good to see an audience again! Good social-distancing and mask-wearing!

Franklin Pond performs at Canterbury

We were thrilled to premier a short piece T.J.Anderson wrote for our performances at Canterbury Court Retirement Community called “Canterbury Court Rag”. TJ has always been so supportive of us and our kids. We loved seeing him, his wife, and his daughter. The Franklin Pond Quartet and Christina Smith gave a concert in the garden…
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Summer Intensive Program Gets Underway!

We’re off to a great start! The kids already sound good. All COVID-19 regulations are in place: 6 feet apart, masks, temperature checks, screening questions before entering, hand sanitizer, soap, and kids who were really good at adhering to all! The first day was exhausting and so rewarding!

Chamber Music Competition in the AJC

The 4th Annual Chamber Music Competition is featured in AJC.

Happy Mothers’ Day!

Franklin Pond celebrates and thanks ALL the mothers (and dads) who have encouraged, cajoled, consoled, schlepped, and been proud of their kids through music lessons, rehearsals, auditions, and performances for many years. BRAVO to you – we all couldn’t make it without you. This was our family’s Mothers’ Day gift from writer Sally Gable and…
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A Gift of Music

A BIG THANK YOU AND KUDOS to all of our 2019-20 Fall Into Spring students. This video is a wonderful tribute to their dedication and hard work, however small compared to what they missed this spring. Since they couldn’t perform in their final concert on Sunday, May 3, this is their gift to you.

A Note from Ronda

Thank you to ALL of our parents, students, and donors for supporting Franklin Pond for almost 20 years. We deeply appreciate those who have expressed their support in so many ways during these highly unusual and trepidatious times. Franklin Pond will bring back live performances as soon as possible. In the meantime, we are exploring…
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