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

December 16, 2018 – 5:00pm
Rutter’s “Mass of the Children”

Members of the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble perform Rutter's "Mass of the Children" with the Keystone State Boychoir and the PA Girlchoir under the direction of Dr. Elizabeth Cassidy Parker. 

Church of the Holy Trinity
1904 Walnut St.
Phila., PA

For more information: Commonwealth Youthchoirs

 

January 13, 2019 – 9:00am
What Sweeter Music

The Fairmount Chamber Ensemble joins the choir of Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, under the direction of Carol Evans, in John Leavitt's "What Sweeter Music".

Upper Dublin Lutheran Church
411 Susquehanna Rd.
Ambler, PA  19022

For more information:
215-646-7999

January 13, 2019 – 10:30am
What Sweeter Music

The Fairmount Chamber Ensemble joins the choir of Upper Dublin Lutheran Church, under the direction of Carol Evans, in John Leavitt's "What Sweeter Music".

Upper Dublin Lutheran Church
411 Susquehanna Rd.
​Ambler, PA  19022

For more information:
215-646-7999

February 23, 2019 – 7:30pm
Fairmount String Quartet Concert

The Fairmount String Quartet performs with guest pianist Ken Lovett.

The program includes:
Beach - Quartet for Strings in One Movement, Op. 89
Mozart - String Quartet in Eb, K. 428
Brahms - Piano Quintet in f minor, Op. 34

Fowler Hall
Eastern University
1300 Eagle Rd.
St. David's

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

February 24, 2019 – 3:00pm
Fairmount String Quartet Concert

The Fairmount String Quartet performs with guest pianist Ken Lovett.

The program includes:
Beach - Quartet for Strings in One Movement, Op. 89
Mozart - String Quartet in Eb, K. 428
Brahms - Piano Quintet in f minor, Op. 34

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

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


 

March 17, 2019 – 3:00pm
The Creation

The Fairmount Chamber Ensemble performs Haydn's "The Creation" with the Drexel University Chorus under the direction of Dr. Steven Powell.

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

General Admission $8

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.
Program TBA

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

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

The Fairmount String Quartet performs French and American works.

The program includes:
Higdon - Sky Quartet
Gershwin - Lullaby
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 French and American works.

The program includes:
Higdon - Sky Quartet
Gershwin - Lullaby
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!