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Masterclass with Emerson Quartet

In cooperation with the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, Franklin Pond is delighted to present a masterclass with one of the world’s most famous string quartets: the Emerson Quartet. Ensembles from Franklin Pond’s Fall Into Spring program and the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Chamber Players will be coached before a live audience by all 4 members…
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Apollo Quintet to perform at Georgia Music Educators Association Convention

On Friday, January 28 at 4:15, the Apollo Quintet has been invited to perform in the lobby of the Classic Center in Athens at the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) Convention. This outstanding quintet is made up of members of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Chamber Players and Franklin Pond Chamber Music. They will perform…
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2022 Chamber Music Competition
Summer 2022 Information

Drew Forde Featured in SunChips® Ad

Drew Forde (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010) was recently featured in an ad for a SunChips® Giveaway campaign.

2021 Summer Intensive Program comes to a close

Bravo to all the Summer Intensive students! They had a busy last week of the season playing four Community Concerts and their Final Showcase Concert.

Jonathan Fuller (cello FIS 2020-2021) joins NYO Summer 2021

Jonathan Fuller was chosen to join the esteemed National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America in 2021, an extraordinary honor that only 120 students in the whole nation have bestowed on them. The orchestra rehearses for two weeks, then generally goes on a national or international tour. Due to Covid, this year their…
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Summer Final Showcase Concert information

The Summer Final Showcase Concert is on Sunday, August 1

The annual Summer Final Showcase Concert of the Summer Intensive Program will feature talented young musicians in a chamber music concert featuring works that include Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Dvorak, as well as a piece written by alumnus Samuel Viguerie. The concert is free and open to the public on Sunday, August 1 at 3:00 pm…
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5th Annual Chamber Music Competition Update

Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2021 Franklin Pond Chamber Music Competition! The Sycamore Trio (Tobias Liu, Evan Nicholson, and Grace Peng) took home the highest honors, with a Grand Prize trophy and $2000. Quartet le Petit (Didi Stone, Lucas Nyman, Jodie Stone, and Richard Wang) won 2nd Prize as well as the…
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