August 14, 2018
By Lois Herbine, flutist
I recently experienced a phenomenon with my mom like nothing I’ve seen before. I had just finished creating the raw files for Alight, my recording project with the composer Amanda Harberg at the piano, and had them with me in my phone when I went to visit my mom in...
June 21, 2018
We are excited to share with you that Leah Kyoungwoon Kim will be joining us as core violinist with the Fairmount String Quartet. Her skill, experience and passion for chamber music make her a perfect fit for our ensemble. We are looking forward to rehearsing and performing with her next...
April 24, 2018
It is with great sadness that we share with you that Taia Harlos is leaving the Fairmount String Quartet. In addition to the many beautiful performances she has given with us, she has played a huge role in the group’s development over the last eighteen years. We welcome you to join us for...
October 6, 2017
In our search for a new core cellist, we were fortunate to play with a number of fine cellists at the end of the summer. We narrowed our search down to two, Mimi Morris Kim (pictured on the right) and Ezgi Yargici (pictured on the left). Ezgi will be playing our October and February...
June 29, 2017
We are saddened to share that Fairmount String Quartet cellist, Linda Metzler, has decided to leave our ensemble. We have very much enjoyed her musicianship, her wisdom and her kind, gentle and thoughtful ways. We wish her all good things now and always!
We will be holding auditions...
February 28, 2017
By Rachel Segal
On April 23rd, the Fairmount String Quartet will perform:
Hugo Wolf - Italian Serenade
Benjamin Britten - Simple Symphony
Maurice Ravel - String Quartet in F
I have been looking forward to this program all season! Three important works that I just adore! and if you're a...
June 15, 2015
We are saddened to share with you that violinist Barbara Jaffe is stepping down from the Fairmount String Quartet. Although she will continue to play with the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble and act as a violin substitute for the FSQ, she will no longer be a core member. We are grateful for...
October 15, 2013
Yesterday the Fairmount String Quartet was at Morningstar Studios in East Norriton, PA, with engineer extraordinaire Glen Barratt recording some more delectable selections to share with you. This Friday is the kickoff of Fairmount Friday Playlists. Become a Facebook friend of Fairmount...
October 1, 2013
Welcome to our new website! We are excited about the fresh new look and cutting edge audio features created for us by King Design in Jenkintown, PA. Our new logo and the “Fairmount Strings” branding bring together our original ensemble, “Fairmount String Quartet,” and its outgrowth,...