Fairmount Strings

About Fairmount Strings

The Fairmount String Quartet and the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble have been providing the highest quality live music for events from chamber music concerts to full orchestra performances and choral accompaniments, corporate events, receptions, wedding ceremonies and religious services since 1984.

Public Events

March 26, 2017 – 10:30am
Fairmount Strings in Rome, Italy!

The Fairmount String Quartet, along with Germantown Friends School Student String Quartet, performs with the Germantown Friends School Choir under the direction of Stephen Kushner for church service. 

St. Paul's Within the Walls
Via Napoli 58
Rome, Italy

For more information:
215-951-2300

April 8, 2017 – 7:30pm
Fairmount Strings on Tour!

The Fairmount String Quartet, along with Germantown Friends School Student String Quartet, performs selections from:

Mozart's Mass in c minor
Gjeillo's Sunrise Mass
Gade's Octet, Op. 17

in the last of this series of seven concerts with the Germantown Friends School Choir under the direction of Stephen Kushner. 

Other choral selections include settings of the poetry of e. e. cummings, Shel Silverstein, Wendell Berry, and Sarah Teasdale by contemporary American composers David Childs, Joshua Shank, Joan Szymko and Kevin Memley.  Also included on the program will be traditional Kenyan and Zulu folk songs, as well as selections of American Gospel music. 

Admission is free.

Meeting House
Germantown Friends School
31 West Coulter St.
Phila., PA  

For more information:
215-951-2300

April 14, 2017 – 7:00pm
Seven Last Words

The Fairmount String Quartet performs Haydn's String Quartet Op. 51, " The Seven Last Words of Christ" as part of The Church of St. Martin in the Fields' Good Friday meditation.

Admission is free

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

For more information:
http://stmartinec.org/
215-247-7466

April 16, 2017 – 11:00am
Easter at FUMCOG!

Members of the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble perform Mozart's "Solemn Vespers" and Handel's "Hallelujah Chorus" with the choir of the First United Methodist Church of Germantown under the direction of Kevin O'Malia.

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

For more information:
215-438-3677

April 23, 2017 – 4:00pm
String Quartet Concert

The Fairmount String Quartet performs:

Hugo Wolf – Italian Serenade

Benjamin Britten - Simple Symphony
Maurice Ravel - String Quartet in F

Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
8000 St. Martins Lane
Philadelphia, PA  19118

For more information:
Contact us
215-402-0267

May 21, 2017 – 7:00pm
Musician’s Gathering

The Fairmount String Quartet performs Lou Harrison's "String Quartet Set".

Rittenhouse Soundworks
219 West Rittenhouse St.
Phila., PA 19144

For more info:
215-704-7098
rittenhousesoundworks.com