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!
Encouraging student musicians has long been a focus of the BMC, and times like these reinforce the importance of that mission. We hope you will find inspiration in a message from BMC President, Charli Daniels. She describes how you have helped the BMC support deserving young high school and college musicians, and how they, in… Continue reading A Time for Reflection and Gratitude
Each year, the Bellingham Music Club encourages young musicians who demonstrate talent, perseverance and fine musicianship with several competitions and coveted awards. BMC presents the best music students of Whatcom County in concert on Wednesday, February 5 at 10:30am at Trinity Lutheran Church, 119 Texas St. in Bellingham. Winners of the BMC H. S. Winds… Continue reading BMC High School Competitions Winners perform at February 5 matinee program!
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!
Each year, the Bellingham Music Club encourages young musicians who demonstrate talent, perseverance, and fine musicianship with several competitions and coveted awards. BMC presents another round of award-winning students from Whatcom County in concert on Wednesday morning, March 6, 10:30am, at Trinity Lutheran, 119 Texas St. in Bellingham. Winners of the BMC High School Piano… Continue reading Hear and applaud more high-school student award-winners!
BMC presents the best music students of Whatcom County in concert on Wednesday morning, February 6, at Trinity Lutheran, 119 Texas St. in Bellingham. Anniversary Coffee Hour at 9:30, followed by program at 10:30. Winners of the BMC High School Instrumental Competition in honor of Nicholas Bussard and the BMC High School Vocal Competition in… Continue reading BMC presents H. S. competition winners
BMC congratulates winners of the H. S. String Competition in honor of Ethel Crook: Mary F., violin, and Yoshimi L., violin (tie, 1st place); Jae-Chan L., cello (3rd place); and Ariana R., cello (Joanne Donnellan Prize) and winners of the H.S. Instrumental Competition in honor of Nicholas Bussard: Timothy S., tuba (1st place), Zachary M.,… Continue reading H. S. String and Instrumental Competition Winners Perform in March
Happy Holidays to all! In the words of our newest Board Member, "BMC has been presenting free concerts all these years as our contribution to cultural life in Bellingham!" We are indeed a kindly and virtuous organization! Please remember the BMC as you top off your year-end donations. A tax deduction awaits all who choose… Continue reading THINK BIG!
Soprano Kathryn Copland, her father, cellist Mike Copland, and pianist Abdiel Vázquez, delivered two outstanding concerts to large, appreciative audiences: 150 people attended June 1 Free Wednesday Concert, and 130 came to Night Beat on June 2. What a glorious way to end the BMC Centennial Season! Starting with a class reunion at the Gala… Continue reading BMC Centennial Season ends on high note
April brings award winning students from Western Washington University to the BMC stage! Winners from the BMC competition for WWU students in honor of Virginia Glover come together in concert for a Night Beat filled with emotion and artistry, Thursday, April 7, 7:30 pm at First Congregational Church, 2401 Cornwall Ave. in Bellingham. Tickets for… Continue reading Western Treasures