While music allows our minds to travel in our imaginations, a professional musician’s career often takes them on very literal journeys. This month’s edition of BMC Connects! catches up with a past BMC award winner who has made music across the country and on distant continents. As a Bellingham High School student, Emily Pesavento née… Continue reading BMC Connects! with Emily Reppun Pesavento
It's a new year, and we want to make sure it starts out with good news! News that sings, dances, and wears ridiculous costumes. BMC Encores! is proud to present this video reprise of Hark! The Herald Headlines Sing!, our original cabaret musical that played to sold-out houses in 2018. Five veteran cabaret pros give voice… Continue reading Hark! The Herald Headlines Sing!
With hopeful hearts, we will soon welcome a new and promising year! BMC board members and volunteers voice their gratitude to you for helping us meet remarkable challenges this year. Your encouragement, active advocacy, and generous financial support mean a stronger musical community and future. As a result of all you have done and exceptional… Continue reading Musical gifts from you – and for you!
For so many of us, the holidays are a time for homecoming. We honor that tradition this year with a special edition of BMC Connects!, our video series that welcomes past BMC award winners to share their current musical experiences. Of the scores of accomplished BMC awardees across America, none have answered the “call from… Continue reading BMC Connects! A Holiday Homecoming with soprano Lindsey Nakatani
BMC Encores! is proud to present this video reprise of Bellingham Burlesque of 1927, our intoxicating cabaret musical that played to sold-out houses in 2017. Bawdy? Slapstick? Ludicrous? It wouldn’t be Burlesque any other way. Step back to 1927, when a threadbare Burlesque troupe has come to Prohibition-era Bellingham for an engagement in a failing… Continue reading Step back to 1927 with BMC Encores!
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all we have to be grateful for. BMC Board members wish you a safe holiday, and hope you find joyful ways to connect with your loved ones. And as always, we cherish your fellowship as we walk together toward better days. And, with that spirit, we offer our… Continue reading BMC CONNECTS! with William Zhang
The Bellingham Music Club is the current focus of KMRE’s Arts & Entertainment Spotlight, hosted by our acclaimed community arts advocate and writer, Margaret Bikman. BMC’s President and Program Chair, Isabelle Cormier, and Awards Chair and Past-president, Charli Daniels, enjoy a conversational 15 minutes with Margaret, discussing a wide range of BMC activities, from past,… Continue reading KMRE podcast puts spotlight on BMC!
BMC Encores! brings you a healing dose of hilarious musical therapy for election fatigue, with our 2016 production of Broadway Takes On Politics on YouTube. We can already hear the gasps: Isn't this a 'not with a ten-foot pole' subject right now? Well, if you were among the hundreds of lucky people who saw Broadway… Continue reading BMC Encores! offers song and silliness
BMC Connects! series brings you news and stories about those talented students BMC has encouraged on their way to musical excellence. In our first article, we are reaching across the country to Colin Wheatley, violist, teacher, conductor, and three-time BMC high school strings award winner from 2006 through 2008. Colin started violin lessons when he… Continue reading BMC CONNECTS! with Colin Wheatley
"BMC Encores" continues to bring you memorable performances from its vault! This month, watch A Swell Party with Cole Porter, BMC’s original cabaret musical! Click here to relive or experience it for the first time! Local theater stars, Martha Benedict, Martin Bray, Ben Buchanan, Sherrie Kahn and Megann Schmidt, play dozens of roles and perform… Continue reading A Swell Party with Cole Porter