Fairmount Strings


Our members are full-time musicians who, in addition to performing at the highest level, conduct themselves in a professional, courteous manner and do their utmost to create the event and sound that our clients have envisioned.

all chamber ensemble string quartet strings woodwinds brass percussion

Lois Bliss Herbine

Lois Bliss Herbine


Flutist Lois Bliss Herbine records for television, radio and commercial CDs. She is a solo piccolo artist on Crystal Records. All six accompanied recordings from her CD, Take Wing, including premieres of Persichetti, Dorff and Daugherty, have been broadcast on radio stations across the United States. The Gramophone hails her recital as "high-flying" and Music Web International claims, "Another leading wind soloist takes flight". Lois is a resident instructor at the bi-annual International Piccolo Symposium. As a Powell Flute Artist she has given performance materclasses at Baylor, Rice and Temple University and the University of Michigan, among other schools and societies. Lois is the flute faculty instructor at Germantown Academy and she performs with a few local ensembles such as the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble and the Reading Symphony Orchestra. A native Philadelphian, she enjoys doing masonry projects, genealogical research and gardening in her free time.