The Bellingham Festival of Music is one of America's premier virtuoso orchestra festivals. Each summer the Festival returns to Bellingham, Washington to perform a repertoire of the finest symphonic music. Members  of the orchestra all hold artistically prestigious positions elsewhere, and many of them are principal players in major North American symphony orchestras. The Festival also features world famous guest artists and young rising stars.

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2015 Festival Season
July 3-20, 2015


Festival Orchestra


Nostalgic Casablanca Evening to Raise money for the Festival of Music

Saturday, August 2 -
Wine, Moroccan food, and Bogie
add to the festive occasion


Festival of Music again brings world-class musicians to Whatcom County
Each summer a community comes together with rare generosity to celebrate music. From July 5 through July 21, 2013, some of the finest musicians from all ...
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Festival Receives Third NEA Grant in Four Years


Watch the Festival Orchestra on YouTube
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, 4th movement (Allegro con brio) performed by the Bellingham Festival Orchestra under the direction of Michael Palmer.