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!
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