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) and "expert to the point of perfection" (Chestnut Hill Local) string quartet performances, inspiring educational programs and exciting collaborations with professional and student choirs and dance companies.

The Fairmount String Quartet's debut album "Spoken with Strings" is available on all major streaming platforms.

Public Events

October 25, 2019 – 7:30pm
Harmony for Humanity Concert

The Fairmount String Quartet collaborates with textile artist Carole Loeffler in a program of music honoring our common humanity.

Program:
Lou Harrison - String Quartet Set
Astor Piazzolla - Four for Tango
Felix Mendelssohn - String Quartet, Op. 13, #2
Jennifer Higdon - Amazing Grace

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

Tickets:
$25 adults in advance; $30 at the door
$5 students

October 27, 2019 – 3:00pm
Harmony for Humanity Concert

The Fairmount String Quartet collaborates with textile artist Carole Loeffler in a program of music honoring our common humanity.

Program:
Lou Harrison - String Quartet Set
Astor Piazzolla - Four for Tango
Felix Mendelssohn - String Quartet, Op. 13, #2
Jennifer Higdon - Amazing Grace

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

Tickets:
$25 adults in advance; $30 at the door
$5 students

November 8, 2019 – 7:00pm
Fairmount String Quartet Free Concert!

The Fairmount String Quartet will perform a free concert for the community.

Upper Dublin Public Library
805 Loch Alsh Ave.
Fort Washington, PA  19034

For more information: 215-628-8744

December 1, 2019 – 3:00pm
“Messiah” with the Germantown Oratorio Choir

The Fairmount Chamber Ensemble performs selections from Handel's "Messiah" with the Germantown Oratorio Choir, under the direction of F. Anthony Thurman.

First Presbyterian Church in Germantown 
35 West Chelten Ave.
Phila., PA  19144

For more information about this event:
215-843-8811

December 6, 2019 – 7:30pm
Christmas at Valley Forge!

Members of the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble will perform selections from Part One of Handel's "Messiah" and music of the season with the Valley Forge University Choir under the direction of Dr. William DeSanto.

For more information:
http://valleyforge.edu

December 7, 2019 – 7:30pm
Christmas at Valley Forge!

Members of the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble will perform selections from Part One of Handel's "Messiah" and music of the season with the Valley Forge University Choir under the direction of Dr. William DeSanto.

For more information:
http://valleyforge.edu

March 15, 2020 – 3:00pm
Mozart’s “Requiem” at Drexel University

The Fairmount Chamber Ensemble performs Mozart's "Requiem" and "Veni Sancte Spiritus" with the Drexel University Chorus under the direction of Dr. Steven Powell. 

Main Auditorium
Drexel University
3141 Chestnut St.
Phila., PA  19104

For more information:
215-895-4912
https://drexel.edu/performingarts/

April 10, 2020 – 7:00pm
Good Friday at St. Martin’s

The Fairmount String Quartet will perform 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 service. 

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

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

April 12, 2020 – 10:30am
Easter at All Saints’ in Princeton

The Fairmount Chamber Ensemble will join the choir of All Saints Church under the direction of Kevin O'Malia in an Easter celebration service. 

Works to be performed include Haydn's "Te Deum", selections from Vaughn Williams' "Mystical Songs", the Gloria from Gjeilo's "Sunrise Mass" and of course the "Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's "Messiah"!

All Saints Church
16 All Saints Rd.
Princeton, NJ  08540

For more information:
609-921-2420
http://allsaintsprinceton.org