Summer Intensive Program ends with Bravos from all!

The Summer was definitely intense this year, with big challenges for the students, who rose to them beautifully. The Summer began with a 4-day retreat to the University of North Georgia, where students had daily coaching from Franklin Pond faculty and classes in contradance and singing. The Franklin Pond Quartet, made up of faculty members…
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Fall Into Spring Deadline is August 15

The deadline to apply for Fall Into Spring 2023-24 is August 15.

Franklin Pond Summer Finale Showcase – July 30

Enjoy a free performance by 16 young musicians, ranging in age from 11-16, presenting some of classical music’s most beloved chamber works by Haydn, Mozart, Dittersdorf, Shostakovich, and more. The concert, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored in part by Fulton County and the Georgia Council for the Arts. Sunday, July…
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University of Georgia Department of Music and Franklin Pond present “An Evening of Chamber Music”

Franklin Pond Chamber Music, in collaboration with the University of North Georgia Department of Music, will perform “An Evening of Chamber Music” at the Gloria Shott Performance Hall in Dahlonega, Ga., on Saturday, July 8 at 7:30 PM. The event is free and open to the public – no tickets are required for general admission…
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7th Annual Chamber Music Competition Winners

Congratulations to our 2023 Competition Finalists and Winners! Ensemble Name Ensemble Members Grand Prize Magnolia Trio Katherine Chong Brandon Leonard Hailey Culp 2nd Place Varro Quartet Didi Stone Lucas Nyman Erin Li Richard Wang 3rd Place Cirque Quintet Anastasia Waid Lela Stair Benjamin Lee Nick Wandrick Collin Marbutt Finalists Ensemble Name Ensemble Members Dynamic Quartet…
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Franklin Pond students to perform in ASO Appreciation Concert

Two members of the Seahorse Trio—Faith Meshida, violin, and Tej Panchal, harp—will perform with ASO flutist Todd Skitch at the 10th annual Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Musicians Appreciation Concert on Sunday, June 4 at 3:00 PM.

2023 Fall Into Spring Finale Concert

April came to a close with the excitement that only 26 near-professional young musicians could create. Our Finale Concert was spectacular. The exceptional playing by each of the seven groups proves that, indeed, classical music is in good hands with the next generation! If you want to take a peek at what happened, check out…
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Franklin Pond students win Kiwanis Competition

Lucas Nyman and Richard Wang have done it again! They won 1st place in the all-Georgia Kiwanis Art and Music Showcase. Both students were part of the Quartet Le Petit that won 1st place last year, and both are seniors this year. Lucas is planning to attend UGA and Richard is going to Stamford.

Catch up with Franklin Pond in the press!

Franklin Pond has had a lot of press recently! See what’s been going on!

2023 Summer Intensive Schedule

Click here to download a PDF of the schedule. Saturday, July 1, 9:30-4:30 Parents’ meeting, coaching, & masterclass Sunday, July 2, 1:30-4:30 Summer Session 1 Thursday July 6–Sunday July 9 Retreat at University of North Georgia in Dahlonega Saturday, July 8 @ 7:30 Retreat Faculty Concert in Gloria Schott Performance Hall, Dahlonega in Nix Music…
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