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

October 14, 2017 – 3:00pm
Sunderman Concert

The Fairmount String Quartet performs for the annual Sunderman Concert at Arcadia University.

The program includes:
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel - String Quartet in Eb
Astor Piazzolla - Four for Tango
Dmitri Shostakovich - String Quartet #8

Admission is free. A light reception follows the performance. 

Stiteler Auditorium
Arcadia University
450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038

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October 22, 2017 – 3:00pm
Harmony for Humanity Concert

The Fairmount String Quartet performs its annual "Harmony for Humanity" concert as part of the Daniel Pearl World Music Days, a global concert network affirming the ideals of tolerance, friendship and our shared humanity. 

The program includes:
Arvo Part - Fratres
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel - String Quartet in Eb
Dmitri Shostakovich - String Quartet #8
Jennifer Higdon - Amazing Grace

Location TBA

February 4, 2018 – 3:00pm
String Quartet Concert

The Fairmount String Quartet performs:

Hugo Wolf - Italian Serenade
W. A. Mozart - String Quartet in d minor, K. 421
Robert Schumann - String Quartet in a minor, Op. 41, #1

Germantown Friends Meeting
47 West Coulter St. 
Phila., PA  19144

March 18, 2018 – 3:00pm

The Fairmount Chamber Ensemble performs the Bach and Schubert Magnificats with the Drexel University Choir under the direction of Dr. Stephen Powell.

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

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April 21, 2018 – 7:00pm
String Quartet Concert

The Fairmount String Quartet performs:

Germaine Tailleferre - String Quartet
Joaquin Turina - La Oracion del Torero
Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet Op. 59, #2

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