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 WWU Department of Music, and the generosity of adjudicator Austin Schlichting, a composer and teacher with ties to Bellingham.
Now, here are the winners of BMC’s 2021 WWU Competitionin honor of Virginia Glover:
1st place: Jordan Marbach, saxophone 2nd place: Alex Amick, piano 3rd place: Helen Koenig, violin Randy Sasnett Prize: Lily Guthrie, soprano
CLICK photos below to enjoy listening to their award-winning performances:
Every time we encourage young musicians with our awards and prizes, we create a legacy and invest in the future. Supporters like you play a vital role in these rising stars’ artistic growth. We thank you for fostering our talented youth and sustaining BMC!