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News Flash!!! We interrupt this program…

"We interrupt our regular programming to bring you excellent news: The Bellingham Music Club is forging ahead with its competitions for high school and university-level students!" As it has done for decades, BMC is inviting young musicians to apply for its coveted awards and prizes. Awards Committee Chair, Charli Daniels, along with coordinators Evelyn Ames,… Continue reading News Flash!!! We interrupt this program…

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Musical gifts from you – and for you!

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!

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BMC is playing it safe for you.

With regret, the Bellingham Music Club cancels the program planned for April 1, 2020. BMC is committed to the safety and well-being of all members and guests. In accordance with recommendations from Whatcom County Health Department, we cancel all activities that would bring a large audience together. We congratulate the young musicians who would have… Continue reading BMC is playing it safe for you.

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March brings BMC high school award winners of strings and piano competitions

Join us on to hear winners of BMC High School Strings Competition in honor of Ethel Crook, and BMC High School Piano Competition in honor of Nancy Bussard. Wednesday, March 4, 10:30am at Trinity Lutheran Church, 119 Texas Street, Bellingham. Free and open to the public. All are welcome! This is BMC's gift to the… Continue reading March brings BMC high school award winners of strings and piano competitions

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We look forward to seeing you in 2020!

BMC thanks you for your keen interest and amazing support in 2019! While there is no program in January, we invite you to attend auditions for our coveted student awards. Come and applaud rising stars on Friday nights, 5-8pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 119 Texas Street.   January 10: BMC High School Winds and Percussion… Continue reading We look forward to seeing you in 2020!

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April brings WWU Competition winners!

We invite you to hear the best of the best at our April program! Winners of our WWU Competition in honor of Virginia Glover will perform works by Prokofiev, Grøndahl, Sarasate, Ravel, von Weber, and Massenet on Wednesday morning, April 3, 10am at Trinity Lutheran Church. Congratulations to Lauren Zinke, soprano, Johana Chai and Emma… Continue reading April brings WWU Competition winners!

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BMC announces 103rd season!

BMC is going places! Bellingham Music Club’s upcoming season visits Europe, Hollywood, New York City and the Salish Sea in a variety of fun, exciting and inspiring programs - and Scott Henderson invites us on a voyage in time with a new musical revue! BMC Night Beat offers full-length programs on Thursdays, 7:30 pm at… Continue reading BMC announces 103rd season!

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Annual WWU Showcase, April 19, 7:30

WWU Awards Winners and Friends perform in Western Treasures Showcase. FREE admission and FREE parking in lot 11G.  Hear: Eric Anderson piano, Emma Simmons violin, Monica Weber alto sax, Elizabeth Feeny mezzo-soprano, Jerry Lemon guitar, PLUS Western Winds: Fabian Nieto clarinet, Emily Tripp flute, Derek Stephenson oboe, and Jackson Stewart-DeBelly bassoon. This will be an… Continue reading Annual WWU Showcase, April 19, 7:30

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April brings two outstanding programs!

Winners from WWU Competition in honor of Virginia Glover will star in two concerts in April: Eric Anderson, piano, Emma Simmons, violin, Monica Weber, alto sax, and Elizabeth Feeney, mezzo-soprano, will perform on Wednesday, April 4, at 10:30am, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 119 Texas St. in Bellingham. Free and open to the public: this is… Continue reading April brings two outstanding programs!

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H. S. String and Instrumental Competition Winners Perform in March

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