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July 26, 2012: Student Community Concert at the Emory Autism Center

Our Dvorak Quintet will perform works from Bach to Shostakovich.  The program is eclectic starting with Bach’s famous Brandenburg Concerto #3 (arranged for quartet) and moving through to……..Jimi Hendrix!  Featured are three short pieces by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra bassist Michael Kurth.  Audiences always enjoy his music which is a combination of classical, jazz and tango.  This…
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July 25, 2012: Student Community Concert at Huntcliff Summit

Yes, we have two concerts at the same time.  Aren’t we lucky to have so much talent at once!  We are happy to be back at Huntcliff this year.  Our student quartet will play some familiar standards like Bach Air, the “Habanera” from “Carmen” and the Copland “Hoedown”.  Though most of the repertoire is familiar,…
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July 25, 2012: Student Community Concert at Canterbury Court

Franklin Pond always feels welcome at Canterbury Court.  We have many friends there and their community room is a wonderful venue for a concert, with a stage and an enthusiastic audience.  This concert will be a treat on many levels.  For two pieces one of our alumnus violists, Tim Richardson (2008 & 2009), will be…
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July 23, 2012: Felix Wang in Masterclass

In addition to being the cellist of the Blair String Quartet, Felix Wang is a founding member of the Blakemore Trio and co-principal cellist of the IRIS Orchestra under the direction of Michael Stern. He has performed throughout the United States and Canada as a chamber musician, soloist, and in recital, receiving critical acclaim for,…
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July 19, 2012: Community Concert

On Thursday, July 19, at 10:30am, the Sandy Springs Library will host the Mendelssohn Student Quintet in a FPCM Student Community Concert.  This program is suitable for children of all ages, including adults, and is free and open to the public.  There is a little bit of everything for everyone — serious classical, hoedown and zombies! Sandy Springs…
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July 10, 2012: Additional Masterclass with Ivo-Jan van der Werff!

Ivo will coach the Franklin Pond chamber groups Tuesday morning, July 10, from 10-1. We are so lucky to have him here for these two events! Summer Masterclasses

July 16, 2012: Blanca Bednarz in Masterclass

Blanca was first violinist for the Vega Quartet at Emory several years ago when she took a year’s sabbatical from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania .  When Franklin Pond had their Vega Day that year we were so impressed with her teaching and playing that we asked her then if she would please come here one year for a master…
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July 9, 2012: Viola Solo Masterclass with Ivo-Jan van der Werff

Featuring Ivo-Jan van der Werff of Rice University Monday, July 9, 7:30pm-9:30pm at Franklin Pond, 4835 Franklin Pond Rd, Atlanta FPCM students and alumni get preference for performing ($30 fee), but there may be space for other violists who want to play on a first come, first serve basis. Anyone can come (not just violists)…
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July 9, 2012: Mariana Laufer in Master Class

On July 9, 2012, Franklin Pond Chamber Music is happy to host dancer, Mariana Laufer in master class as part of this year’s Summer Program. For more information on Ms. Laufer and our other master class artists, visit 2012 Master Class Artists.

Sunday, June 24, 2012: Summer Kickoff!

The summer program is almost here!  We are looking forward to a terrific summer! Learn more about our summer program here.