Judith M. Loveless Principal Second Violin Chair
Beth Weston’s musical journey began at age 7 with private instruction on the violin and piano. By age 14, she began playing in the TSO, and later on studied with Paul Statsky at Interlochen Arts Academy. Desiring to become a professional musician, she obtained a performance degree from Western Michigan University. While there, she was a full-time member of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Concertmaster of WMU Orchestra, and also excelled in music composition and conducting. After college, Ms. Weston returned to her native Traverse City, rejoined the TSO and established a private studio.
Currently Principal Violinist with the TSO, Assistant Concertmaster of Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra, Concertmaster of the Gaylord Chamber Orchestra, she also performs regularly as an ensemble member of the Weston String Ensemble for whom she also arranges music. She and her husband Steve have two children, Stephanie and Ben and live in Traverse City.