Ben Folds – National Symphony Orchestra Artistic Advisor

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Ever hear about Ben Folds? He’s an incredibly talented singer, songwriter, musician and producer who first hit the national scene as the frontman to the alternative pop-rock band Ben Folds Five. His roots are based in North Carolina, with significant ties to Nashville. In 2005, he started to perform with symphony orchestras, and in 2014, a piano concerto that he composed premiered with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra. In 2017, he was appointed as the first-ever Artistic Advisor to the National Symphony Orchestra.

Watch this video of Folds composing a piece for the National Symphony Orchestra in 10 minutes!


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