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!
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
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
BMC brings you locally, regionally and nationally acclaimed performers in a variety of fun, moving and exciting programs! See all the details in our brochure and use the enclosed form to order your Night Beat annual pass and support BMC endeavors! We look forward to seeing you at the concert! Our season starts right after… Continue reading Artist Roster for 2019-2020 Season
Join us for another exciting season starting right after Labor Day! We present locally, regionally and nationally acclaimed artists, along with what is a beloved tradition: a new musical revue directed by Scott Henderson! Season opens right after Labor Day with the Ballances playing duos three ways. Wednesday matinees are always free; they are Bellingham… Continue reading BMC announces 2019-2020 season!
We conclude our BMC is going places! season with a spectacular ensemble from the Salish Sea Early Music Festival led by Artistic Director Jeffrey Cohan. Jeffrey Cohan, Renaissance flute, John Lenti, theorbo and guitar, Anna Marsh, Renaissance bassoon, and Shula Kleinerman, the NW premier expert on the Renaissance violin, play early 17th-century canzonas - Venetian… Continue reading BMC and Salish Sea Early Music Festival come together in season’s grand finale
BMC welcomes WWU professor, cellist John Friesen, with pianist Rebecca Mañalac and Grammy-award-winner Ben Mink (guitar and violin) in a program of works by Bach and Haydn, in addition to shorter, brilliant, encore-style pieces by various composers. Known for his exciting and passionate performances, Dr. Friesen has appeared in New York, Washington, D.C., Moscow, Montreal… Continue reading John Friesen, Rebecca Mañalac and Ben Mink play two programs in May