BMC · Concerts

Lo, How a Rose: Celebrating 400 years of Praetorius and his contemporaries

On Wednesday morning, December 1st, enjoy the historical pairing of Renaissance instruments, with Anna Marsh, dulcian (early bassoon) and Baroque recorder, and Henry Lebedinsky, virginal (keyboard of the harpsichord family). In addition to works by Michael Praetorius, you will hear music by Johann Pachelbel, Giovanni Bassano, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, and Philipp Friedrich Böddecker performed on… Continue reading Lo, How a Rose: Celebrating 400 years of Praetorius and his contemporaries

BMC · Concerts · Night Beat

Violinist Grant Donnellan takes us to England!

Join us as Grant Donnellan, violin, and Judith Widrig, piano, launch their "Trip to Europe" program series! The first installment takes us to Great Britain, with works by Edward Elgar, Rebecca Clarke, Ethel Barns, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, and Ralph Vaughan Williams. BMC Night Beat is on Friday, November 5 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $20; purchase yours… Continue reading Violinist Grant Donnellan takes us to England!

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“From Brahms till Beatles”: World-famous Rastrelli Cello Quartet on October 30!

BMC has nabbed the internationally-acclaimed Rastrelli Cello Quartet for their exclusive West Coast engagement! With their program “From Brahms till Beatles,” these Russian-born virtuoso musicians cover a wide and exciting repertoire ranging from Russian folk tunes to the Beatles song book. This is a unique opportunity to hear favorite works by Grieg, Brahms, and Piazzolla,… Continue reading “From Brahms till Beatles”: World-famous Rastrelli Cello Quartet on October 30!

BMC · Concerts · Night Beat

Oboist Bhavani Kotha on Friday, October 8!

Oboist Bhavani Kotha and pianist Rebecca Mañalac present works by Vivaldi, Schubert, Schumann, Ravel, Saint-Saëns, and William Grant Still in two programs this week. BMC Night Beat is on Friday, October 8, 7:30pm at Trinity Lutheran, 119 Texas St. in Bellingham. Tickets are $20 online and at the door. Take-a-teen-for-free. BMC offers a free preview… Continue reading Oboist Bhavani Kotha on Friday, October 8!

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Celtic Celebration marks return to live music! Covid-19 protocol in place to keep us all safe.

Join us for an exciting program in the Celtic tradition AFTER LABOR DAY on September 8, 10:30am at Trinity Lutheran Church, 119 Texas St., Bellingham. Violinist Cayley Schmid and cellist Clea Johnson, two members of "The Giant's Causeway" group, lead us in a joyful celebration of our return to live music! Covid protocol in place:… Continue reading Celtic Celebration marks return to live music! Covid-19 protocol in place to keep us all safe.

BMC · Concerts · Night Beat · Student Awards

BMC announces 2021-2022 season!

Our 2021-2022 season – “Play On!” – will bring live music back into our lives, with free daytime performances by acclaimed musicians, September through June! After a long absence, we are proud to again present musical events for you! For everyone’s safety, we are requiring audience members to be vaccinated (bring your card), as well… Continue reading BMC announces 2021-2022 season!

BMC · Concerts · Student Awards

Annual Funding Campaign in Full Swing!

There is great anticipation, and excitement, in our return to “live and in-person” events and fellowship. “Play On!” is our theme for 2021-2022, and you are among our most valued performers!  We invite you to join the bandwagon again and renew your support for BMC!! We are relying on your renewed generosity this year, to… Continue reading Annual Funding Campaign in Full Swing!

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BMC ends 105th season in grateful celebration!

While June traditionally marks the end of the BMC season, we hope you will rejoice with us as we look back at the past year's challenges and accomplishments! As BMC suspended live programs in the fall of 2020, our email, website and Facebook platforms became the windows on the Bellingham Music Club’s virtual season. Over… Continue reading BMC ends 105th season in grateful celebration!

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BMC Awards! Four WWU Musicians Garner Top Awards in Final 2021 Competition

In our final showcase of BMC student competitions for 2021, we bring you four Western Washington University students who raised the bar for musical excellence! This year, fourteen talented WWU students participated, representing the diverse specialties of piano, strings, winds and voice. We especially want to acknowledge the exceptional collaboration of Dr. Patrick Roulet, Chair of the… Continue reading BMC Awards! Four WWU Musicians Garner Top Awards in Final 2021 Competition