Fairmount Strings

About Fairmount Strings

For over thirty years, Fairmount Strings has been providing the highest quality live music for private events such as wedding ceremonies and receptions, corporate events and private parties, and for religious and memorial services. Fairmount Strings’ concertizing division – the Fairmount String Quartet and the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble - is known for its “rousing and warmhearted” (Phila.Inquirer) string quartet performances, inspiring educational programs and exciting collaborations with professional and student choirs and dance companies.

Public Events

March 18, 2018 – 3:00pm

The Fairmount Chamber Ensemble performs  with the Drexel University Choir under the direction of Dr. Stephen Powell.

Schubert - Magnificat
Bach - Magnificat
Monteverdi - Selections from "Vespro Della Beata Virgine"

Main Auditorium
Drexel University
3141 Chestnut St.
Phila., PA 

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March 30, 2018 – 7:00pm
Seven Last Words

The Fairmount String Quartet performs Haydn's "Seven Last Words of Christ" as part of the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields' Good Friday service of readings and reflections.

Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
8000 St. Martin's Lane
Phila., PA  19118

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April 1, 2018 – 11:00am
Easter at FUMCOG!

Members of the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble will perform with the choir of the First United Methodist Church of Germantown under the direction of Kevin O'Malia. Prelude begins at 10:45 AM and the service begins at 11:00 AM.

First United Methodist Church of Germantown
6001 Germantown Ave.
Phila, PA  19144

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April 14, 2018 – 7:30pm
Spring at Valley Forge!

Members of the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble join students of the University of Valley Forge under the direction of Dr. William DeSanto in a performance of selections from Handel's "Messiah" and contemporary Christian music.

Flower Chapel
University of Valley Forge
1401 Charlestown Rd.
Phoenixville, PA

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April 21, 2018 – 7:00pm
String Quartet Concert

The Fairmount String Quartet performs:

Hugo Wolf - Italian Serenade
W. A. Mozart - String Quartet in d minor, K. 421
Robert Schumann - String Quartet in a minor, Op. 41, #1

Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill Chapel
8855 Germantown Ave.
Phila., PA  19118

Admission is free.
Suggested donation: $20 adults, $5 students

June 16, 2018 – 6:00pm
Pack a Picnic Pops 3!

Pack a picnic and join the Fairmount String Quartet back by the gazebo for a fun evening of pop music! Have a request? Contact us to let us know...

Upper Dublin Lutheran Church
411 Susquehanna Rd.
Ambler, PA 19002