BMC welcomes WWU professor, cellist John Friesen, with pianist Rebecca Mañalac and Grammy-award-winner Ben Mink (guitar and violin) in a program of works by Bach and Haydn, in addition to shorter, brilliant, encore-style pieces by various composers. Known for his exciting and passionate performances, Dr. Friesen has appeared in New York, Washington, D.C., Moscow, Montreal… Continue reading John Friesen, Rebecca Mañalac and Ben Mink play two programs in May
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!
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
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
Acclaimed Canadian pianists, Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann, mark Bernstein’s 100th birthday with Suite from West Side Story and Overture from Candide, two exhilarating pieces arranged for piano four hands. Other “American Classical Classics” include Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, Samuel Barber’s Pas de deux and Astor Piazzolla’s mesmerizing tango, Oblivion, in addition to Rachmaninoff’s Six Morceaux.… Continue reading Broadway, jazz and tango to end the year!
BMC welcomes UCLA faculty and Hollywood flute legend, Sheridon Stokes, for two programs in November. As the prime flute/piccolo player in Hollywood studio orchestras for many years, Mr. Stokes has recorded memorable solos and parts in movies and TV shows such as Out of Africa, Mission Impossible and Star Trek, as well as the penny… Continue reading Hollywood Flute Legend comes to BMC!