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
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!
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
BMC welcomes Edwin Huizinga, one of North America’s most versatile violinists. From the Chapelle Royale in Versailles to the Carmel Bach Festival, Huizinga captivates audiences with his solo performances as well as his collaborations with classical and contemporary ensembles. In November, Huizinga offers works by Bach, Biber, Telemann and Vilsmayr on a gut-strung instrument. One-hour… Continue reading
Seattle Historical Arts for Kids perform for BMC members and friends Wednesday morning, October 4 at 10:30am at Trinity Lutheran Church. Free and open to the public. These skilled students present the pleasing melodies and beautifully lilting harmonies of French Renaissance dance music and polyphony on lute, harp, violins, and bass and tenor viola da… Continue reading Two contrasting programs in October!