Ben Folds performs with the Fort Wayne Phil

Ben Folds performed with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friday.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Singer/songwriter Ben Folds was in Fort Wayne Friday for a performance with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic at the Embassy Theatre.

Folds is touring the country performing with local orchestras. Part of a three-movement concerto for piano and orchestra Folds recently composed as well as many of his popular pop songs are in the show.

Ben Folds is an avid photographer and took a picture of the NewsChannel 15 crew before the interview.
Ben Folds is an avid photographer and took a picture of the NewsChannel 15 crew before the interview.

Click on the video to watch NewsChannel 15’s Alyssa Ivanson’s interview with Folds after Friday’s rehearsal. He talked about composing the concerto, the importance of keeping orchestras alive in communities, advice for aspiring artists and had a special message for young people at the end.

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