Northwest favorite, pianist Michael Refvem performs a program of ambitious works on BMC Night Beat, Thursday, May 3, 7:30pm at First Congregational Church, 2401 Cornwall, Bellingham. Two Beethoven sonatas – no. 24 in F-sharp major and no. 27 in F minor – bookend Mr. Refvem’s recital. He will also perform Debussy Études Book 1 (all… Continue reading
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
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!
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
While there is no concert in January, we invite you to attend high school students auditions for our coveted awards: BMC High School Piano Competition in honor of Nancy Bussard Friday, January 12, 2018, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm BMC High School Vocal Competition in honor of Jack and Ginny Frymire Friday, January 19, 2018,… Continue reading Best wishes for 2018 from the Bellingham Music Club!
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!
Every instrument has a right to shine, and tubas and euphoniums have staked out Christmas as their glory-moment. Polished instruments gleam as their owners proudly perform music originally designed for angels and harps. The mass effect of multiple tubas and their cousins must bring unexpected joy at the surprising combination. …a bit like dancing hippos… Continue reading