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Bellingham Symphony announces winners of Concerto Competition!

The Bellingham Symphony Orchestra just announced the winners of its annual Concerto Competition. Leigh Hjelmseth, flute, takes top honors, followed by violinist Clara Kelly, pianist Annika Jonson, and cellist Jaechan Lee.

All four were BMC High School Award Winners and performed at matinee programs in February and March 2020. Awards Committee Chair Charli Daniels says: “For those of you who heard them perform, you will know what stellar musicians they are, and how fortunate we are in contributing to their progress! Our BMC competitions touch many students, it is a wonderful project!”

Help us continue our mission of encouraging young musicians such as Leigh, Clara, Annika and Jaechan! We need your support and now more than ever is the time to give to BMC. Please print this form or use our convenient, secure online feature to make a donation. We thank you in advance for your generosity – absolutely essential for our local music students, their talents, ambitions and dreams!