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!
We've saved the 'first' for last! BMC Encores! is proud to present this video reprise of A Broadway Cabaret, our original 2014 musical production that launched the annual cabaret series. A Broadway Cabaret was a joyful song-and-dance tour through a century of musical theater highlights - from Gilbert & Sullivan to the contemporary Broadway of… Continue reading A BROADWAY CABARET (That started it all!)
It's a new year, and we want to make sure it starts out with good news! News that sings, dances, and wears ridiculous costumes. BMC Encores! is proud to present this video reprise of Hark! The Herald Headlines Sing!, our original cabaret musical that played to sold-out houses in 2018. Five veteran cabaret pros give voice… Continue reading Hark! The Herald Headlines Sing!
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!
BMC Encores! is proud to present this video reprise of Bellingham Burlesque of 1927, our intoxicating cabaret musical that played to sold-out houses in 2017. Bawdy? Slapstick? Ludicrous? It wouldn’t be Burlesque any other way. Step back to 1927, when a threadbare Burlesque troupe has come to Prohibition-era Bellingham for an engagement in a failing… Continue reading Step back to 1927 with BMC Encores!
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!
BMC Encores! brings you a healing dose of hilarious musical therapy for election fatigue, with our 2016 production of Broadway Takes On Politics on YouTube. We can already hear the gasps: Isn't this a 'not with a ten-foot pole' subject right now? Well, if you were among the hundreds of lucky people who saw Broadway… Continue reading BMC Encores! offers song and silliness
"BMC Encores" continues to bring you memorable performances from its vault! This month, watch A Swell Party with Cole Porter, BMC’s original cabaret musical! Click here to relive or experience it for the first time! Local theater stars, Martha Benedict, Martin Bray, Ben Buchanan, Sherrie Kahn and Megann Schmidt, play dozens of roles and perform… Continue reading A Swell Party with Cole Porter
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!