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

April 7, 2019 – 4:00pm
Fairmount Strings at PCCH

Fairmount Strings musicians perform with the Gallery Choir of the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill under the direction of Daniel Spratlan as part of the PCCH Festival of Music and Arts dedicated to the theme of "Addiction". 

Works to be performed include the premiere of Pulitzer Prize winning composer Lew Spratlan's "Addiction", Arvo Part's "Stabat Mater" and Barber's "Agnus Dei". 

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

April 13, 2019 – 7:30pm
Mozart Requiem at UVF

Members of the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble perform selections from Mozart's "Requiem" with the University of Valley Forge Choir under the direction of Dr. William DeSanto. 

Flower Chapel
University of Valley Forge
1401 Charlestown Rd.
Phoenixville, PA  19460

For more information:
https://www.valleyforge.edu/

April 19, 2019 – 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

For more information:
215-247-7466

April 21, 2019 – 10:30am
Easter at All Saints’ in Princeton

Members of the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble perform with the All Saints' Choir under the direction of Kevin O'Malia.

Works to be performed include selections from Mozart's "Coronation Mass" and Handel's "Messiah".

For more information:
609-921-2420
All Saints' Church
16 All Saints Rd.
Princeton, NJ  

April 26, 2019 – 8:00pm
Red, White and Blue

The Fairmount String Quartet performs American, English and French works.

The program includes:
Higdon - Sky Quartet
Vaughn Williams - Prelude on "Rhosymedre"
Debussy - String Quartet in g minor, Op. 10

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

Admission is free.
Suggested donation: $25 adults, $5 students

April 27, 2019 – 7:30pm
Red, White and Blue

The Fairmount String Quartet performs American, English and French works.

The program includes:
Higdon - Sky Quartet
Vaughn Williams - Prelude on "Rhosymedre"
Debussy - String Quartet in g minor, Op. 10

All Saints Church
16 All Saints Rd.
Princeton, NJ  

Admission is free.
Suggested donation: $25 adults, $5 students

June 9, 2019 – 3:00pm
Epithalamion

The Fairmount Chamber Ensemble performs Vaughn Williams' "Epithalamion" with the Drexel University Chorus under the direction of Dr. Steven Powell.

Great Court, Main Building 
Drexel University 
3141 Chestnut St.
Phila., PA  19104

Admission is free.

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:
215-843-8811