Fall Concert Series

The Fall Concert Series is four to five educational, culturally relevant, and historically significant concerts for the community from September through December every year. These concerts feature accomplished local artists, and consist of ensembles, soloists, bands, singers, and dancers in various musical styles and genres.  

2019 Performances

Monday, September 23

The Selkie Girls

We'll be kicking off the Fall Concert Series with the eclectic musical experience of The Selkie Girls. The band draws upon a vast repertoire of ancient and contemporary ballads, traditional Irish and Scottish songs (often sung in the native tongue), and foot-stomping jigs and reels.

The Selkie Girls musicians with instruments

Monday, October 14

Sarah Copus

Sarah Copus is an award-winning Celtic Folk Singer/Songwriter and harpist located in DFW. 

For a musician under 18, she has had some extraordinary success: two albums hit the Billboard charts that feature her as lead singer, and has been featured as a soloist at concerts of major touring artists like Celtic Woman and The Irish Tenors.

Sarah Copus, Harpist

Monday, October 28

Spectrum Chamber Music Society

Spectrum is the oldest continually operating series of professional chamber music performances in Fort Worth. Though the majority of its members also perform in the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, they frequently feature artist-faculty members of local universities, members of other area orchestras and wind ensembles, and other solo artists with a broad range of talent and and enormous legacy of music.

Spectrum Chamber Music Society

Monday, November 11

Mid-Cities Strings

Mid-Cities Strings has inspired musicians and communities for over a decade through public performing. Mid-Cities Strings provides opportunities to learn from professional musicians how to prepare and perform dynamic programming for live audiences.

Mid-Cities String Orchestra

Monday, December 16

The Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir

Founded in Fort Worth, Texas -- the Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir has evolved into a world-renowned musical organization that has brought critical acclaim and praise from all across the globe. 

The Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir strives to teach and develop in its members' self-discipline, self-motivation, consistency of accomplishment, etiquette, and other positive qualities through the art of music and related fields.

Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir on stage with bells

What Can You Expect at a Musical Performance? 

Every performance the Library hosts is unique and captivating, engaging each audience member through music and stories. Here is what our patrons have experienced at previous performances:  

  • A place for family and friends to gather for a cultural experience
  • Interactions with the performers and their instruments  
  • Inside look at the life of an artist 
  • Learning the history of the music performed 
  • Discovering new music 
  • A chance to appreciate performances you might not otherwise see or hear on your own