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.
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!
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!
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!
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
Welcome to the fourth installment of highlights from the BMC 2021 award competitions. Today, we are proud to introduce the winners of the BMC High School Winds & Percussion Competition honoring Nicholas Bussard. Thanks to your interest and support, BMC continues to reward our community’s young musicians who strive for musical excellence! As mother of… Continue reading Young wind players take the honors in the BMC Winds & Percussion Competition
We are proud to present the winners of the 2021 BMC High School Voice Competition honoring Jack and Ginny Frymire. This is the third of five BMC Awards competitions being showcased this spring. BMC's student vocal competitions began over 30 years ago and the format has been consistent - until this year. For the first… Continue reading BMC Awards! sings the praises of 2021 H. S. Voice Competition Winners
We are proud to present the winners of the 2021 BMC High School String Competition in honor of Ethel Crook. This year’s "virtual" endeavor, conducted through innovative student-submitted audition videos, was an unprecedented success. We owe that to you and your unwavering membership support, and to the dedicated members of the Awards Committee led by… Continue reading BMC Awards! showcases our four high school string competition winners.
With great pride, we introduce the winners of the 2021 BMC High School Piano Competition! This competition is the first of five instrumental and vocal competitions completed in March. This year’s BMC Awards story is both dramatic and a bit heroic. Pandemic precautions made it impossible to hold live competitions, as we had for decades.… Continue reading BMC Awards! Four young pianists receive recognition in first “virtual” competition!
Our 2021 high school and university-level competitions are in full swing this month, and again, committee members and adjudicators alike are saying how impressed they are with this year’s young participants. We look forward to sharing their musical gifts with you when the competitions conclude next month! While we await the results, we offer this… Continue reading BMC Connects! with Three Rising Stars!