Save the Date for our 2024 Fall Concert on the Prairie

Frankford Prairie in the Fall. Photo Laura Burford

Save the Date for our Fall Concert on the Prairie!
Sunday October 20, 2024, starting at 3pm.

Molly Baer: violin/fiddle
Ben Weldy: mandolin, guitar, scandola
Part I – Classical and Irish selections
Part II – Irish and Bluegrass selections

Ticket link coming soon!

Molly Baer
Molly Baer joined the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra in 2012. Before moving to Texas, Molly was a violin fellow at the New World Symphony in Miami Beach. She graduated from the New England Conservatory in Boston as a student of Miriam Fried, and received her Master’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Music, where she studied with Andrés Cárdenes.

Since moving to Fort Worth, Molly has participated in frequent chamber music performances with local ensembles and festivals. She has performed with Spectrum Chamber Music Society, Hall Ensemble, the Basically Beethoven Festival, Opus Nova, and Sedici Strings, a string quartet made up of colleagues in the Fort Worth Symphony. She also teaches a private studio of violin students and has enjoyed coaching young chamber musicians for the Fort Worth Youth Orchestra.

Ben Weldy
Ben is a versatile multi-instrumentalist, composer/arranger, and educator whose musical approach is dynamic and improvisatory. With roots in classical, jazz, folk, and world traditions, his music offers a fusion of the traditional and the modern. Primarily a performer, Ben composes and arranges music for a vast array of ensembles and musical settings.