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
The next BMC program features the top three winners of the high school string and instrumental competitions. They will perform on Wednesday, March 2, 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church. The concert is free and open to the public. Join us in congratulating these talented young musicians: High School Instrumental Competition in honor of Nicholas… Continue reading More high school winners perform on March 2
The BMC recently held auditions for high school competitions, and is pleased to announce the 2016 winners for: High School Voice Awards in honor of Jack & Ginny Frymire .....First Place: Lucy Evans .....Second Place: Tristan Wine .....Third Place: Katie Pringle .....Additional prizes go to Molly Holtorf and Kathryn Oettel High School Piano Awards in… Continue reading Winners of BMC voice and piano competitions in concert
The BMC wishes you Peace, Joy and Hope – along with Music! – for this Holiday Season and the New Year! Free Wednesday Morning Concerts return on February 3, 2016, when we hear the winners of the BMC piano and voice competitions. In the meanwhile, pianist Cole Anderson, a multiple-time BMC piano competition winner, is… Continue reading Season’s Greetings
UPDATE: Hear and see Jeremy and Michael play Rebecca Clarke's Morpheus on YouTube. This was taped in King-FM studios just a few days before our Night Beat. Absolutely stunning collaboration between top notch musicians! Berry and Refvem were the guests on Classical King-FM 98.1 NW Focus Live with Sean MacLean, Friday Nov 27. Click here… Continue reading Mark the dates!
Greetings on behalf of the BMC high school competitions coordinators: Joan Rae (piano), Gail Haines (voice), Mark Schlichting (strings), and Sherrie Kahn (other instruments). Please click on "Student Competitions" tab for general information and audition dates, and "Audition Material" for guidelines and application forms. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at the… Continue reading BMC now accepting applications