Virtuoso Violin meets Celtic Guitar

We are bringing violinist Edwin Huizinga back to Bellingham! You surely remember his dazzling interpretation of Bach’s Chaconne a year ago, and may have heard him this fall with soprano Renée Fleming in a broadcast from the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. This time, we will hear Edwin’s collaboration with Grammy Award-winner, guitarist William Coulter,… Continue reading Virtuoso Violin meets Celtic Guitar


Winners of piano and voice competitions announced!

The BMC recently held auditions to award coveted annual prizes in two categories. Congratulations to: William Z., Charles S., Max S. and Ethan F., winners of the H. S. Piano Competition in honor of Nancy Bussard, and Aaron M., Carmen S., Sydney G. and Anya G., winners of the H. S. Vocal Competition in honor… Continue reading Winners of piano and voice competitions announced!

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Winners of BMC voice and piano competitions in concert

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


Announcing a scholarship for Marrowstone

The Bellingham Festival of Music is honoring the BMC Centennial Season with a scholarship to attend the Marrowstone Festival summer camp, July 24 – August 7, 2016. A wonderful example of three organizations working together for the betterment of the arts in our community! This full-ride scholarship is open to string players, who are entering… Continue reading Announcing a scholarship for Marrowstone

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Season’s Greetings

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


Percussionist Kay Reilly in recital TONIGHT!

Percussionist extraordinaire Kay Reilly offers a program heavy on marimba that includes works by J. S. Bach and Steve Reich, as well as South American, Japanese, East Indian and African music. WSO percussionists Stephanie Straight, Jennifer Longstaff and Melanie Sehman, as well as Kenny Cobb, Austen Kahn, Nick Robinson, Spencer Thulin and Steve Sehman join Kay… Continue reading Percussionist Kay Reilly in recital TONIGHT!