The News from School

Summertime Playing

We love summer at the Frank Hamilton School! There are so many opportunities to play outdoors in different parts of the city, taking our “Second Half” on the road and getting people all over to sing along. Recently a group of us played during the High Museum’s...

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Mixing It Up

Our mission at FHS includes fostering a vibrant community, so we welcome people of all ages, races, religions and political creeds. But there’s also another kind of variety we nurture that supports the musical part of our mission. When I was a kid there was a...

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Happy New Year!

As you can see from our Class registration page, we have lots of exciting new things planned for 2017. Our Playing in a Group class with John Harvey was so successful that we've added a Songwriting class for players of all instruments who are ready to go beyond basic...

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Dec. 13, 2016 Improvisation Workshop with Joe Craven

How do you make better music in the moment, jam confidently with folks you’ve never met, and/or say something different every time you take a solo? This class, regardless of what instrument you play, will help deepen your connection to spontaneity and flow with organized sound.

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Milestones

September has been a big month for the school! At the end of the recent term we held our first ever student concert. Look at all our wonderful players!

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Travels with Frank

Recently I have been expanding the Wikipedia entry for Frank, and he agreed to answer some of my questions by email. I thought others might be interested in his responses, and also in what I learned from his wife’s obituary: Some things about my childhood . . . I am...

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Frank Hamilton Interviewed on ‘Good Gracious’ Show

Check out this great podcast interview with Frank Hamilton conducted by Boyd Baker for his Good Gracious podcast! "GG29: Hannah Chung of Simply Seoul, Adron, and Frank Hamilton" (source page) Note: The interview with Frank begins around the 32:28 mark....

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