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!
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!
Welcome to our inaugural video featuring memorable BMC concerts you can relive or experience for the first time! International flute legend, Sheridon Stokes, famed for his film soundtrack performances from MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE to TITANIC, joined pianist Wade Dingman for a remarkable concert of iconic works on November 8, 2018. Enjoy the artistry on BMC ENCORES… Continue reading Introducing BMC ENCORES!
The new normal provides a greater awareness and appreciation for the activities that bring joy and laughter into our daily lives. For BMC volunteers, that means a renewed devotion to our mission of providing high-caliber programs for our community and supporting young musicians through our competitions and concerts. Click here to read our special edition… Continue reading BMC Keeps Music Thriving!
With regret, the Bellingham Music Club cancels the program planned for April 1, 2020. BMC is committed to the safety and well-being of all members and guests. In accordance with recommendations from Whatcom County Health Department, we cancel all activities that would bring a large audience together. We congratulate the young musicians who would have… Continue reading BMC is playing it safe for you.
Update: Cellist Colin Carr and pianist Thomas Sauer played a technically masterful and emotionally profound performance of most of Beethoven’s compositions for cello and piano. They received standing ovations before the intermission and again at the conclusion of the concert. This was a very special experience. And the post-concert reception was lots of fun too!… Continue reading World-renowned musicians offer all-Beethoven program on BMC Night Beat
Join us on to hear cellist Nathan Chan perform with colleagues from the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. These celebrated musicians will close your 2019 beautifully, with beloved works by Haydn and Mendelssohn. This FREE concert is on Wednesday morning, December 4, 10:30 at First Congregational Church, 2401 Cornwall Ave in Bellingham. This is one program you don’t… Continue reading Nathan Chan and Friends at BMC
In November, BMC continues with its eclectic season and welcomes the Trinsic Brass ensemble. Gustavo Camacho, horn, Greg Cox, trombone, and Carla Rutschman, tuba, will get your toes tapping with tunes and rhythms from Cuba to Germany! Get ready to get your groove on! The program includes Jon Stevens’ Triangles, Anton Reicha’s Trio Op. 82… Continue reading Get your toes tapping with tunes and rhythms from Cuba to Germany!
Organist extraordinaire, Wade Dingman, offers two programs at St-Paul’s Episcopal in October. Come and hear orchestral transcriptions and opera themes like you’ve never heard them before! On the program are major works by Mozart, Bizet. Wagner, Saint-Saëns, Vivaldi and more! From the Overture to The Marriage of Figaro to the Fantasy on themes from Carmen,… Continue reading Opera like you’ve never heard it before!
Jared and Ruth Marie Ballance play exquisite music for cello, violin and piano by Mozart, Jean Sibelius, Rebecca Clarke, Zoltán Kodály, Mark O’Connor and others. Join us on Wednesday morning, September 4, for coffee and nibbles at 9:30, and a wonderful program starting at 10:30 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 119 Texas St. in Bellingham. Free… Continue reading BMC opens 104th season with BALLANCE DUO