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

Fran Berge

Fran Berge


Fran Berge performs widely on both historical and modern instruments. In the mid-Atlantic region, she plays Baroque and Classical concerts with Tempesta di Mare, the Washington Bach Consort and Melomanie. Playing modern violin, she has performed frequently with the Elysian Camerata, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, The Opera Company of Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Ballet, and Orchestra 2001 as well as Fairmount Strings. Outside this area, she has enjoyed being part of the Carmel Bach Festival and numerous chamber concerts in Spain, Italy and Greece. In New York, Ms. Berge has taught actors how to use early music in Commedia del’Arte and in Philadelphia, she teaches violin, ensemble techniques and Baroque performance practice.