Coming Up in the New Year--Exciting Stuff! Lookie!

Join the Bellingham Children’s Choir!

Fresh from their performance with the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra and heading in late June to Carnegie Hall in NYC, the Bellingham Children’s Choir is accepting new members, ages 9 through 16. Directed by David Post, the young women’s group meets Monday eves from 7:15 to 8:30 pm and the young men’s group meets Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. Auditions are non-stressful and will be taking place on Friday, Jan. 9th from 4 to 5 pm, first come, first served, appx. 8 minutes per auditioner. For more info, please write david@baay.org or go to www.baay.org.

 

Auditions for ‘The Jungle Book’ at BAAY

Young people ages 9-12 who love to sing, dance and act are invited to audition for the musical ‘The Jungle Book’ at BAAY, the Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth.  We try to make the auditions as non-stressful as possible. There is nothing to prepare ahead of time—everything will be taught at the audition itself. Auditions are Friday, Jan. 9th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm, Saturday, January 10th from 5 to 7 pm, with callbacks on Sunday from 4 to 6 pm. Please be there for both auditions and you may be asked to attend callbacks as well. The show will be performed two weekends (most likely one weekend per cast), March 20-22 and March 27-29. Rehearsals will be Monday and Wednesday afternoon/evenings, appx. 1.5 hours each.  Fee for participation in the play is appx. $100 a month (roughly $7 per hour of instruction). Scholarships are available for those with financial hardship. Good manners a must! More info at www.baay.org.

Auditions for ‘The Outsiders’ at BAAY

Young actors ages 12 through 15 are invited to audition for the non-musical ‘The Outsiders’ at BAAY, the Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth, on Friday, Jan. 30th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm and Saturday, Jan. 31st from 10 am to 12:30 pm. Please attend both auditions. There is nothing to prepare ahead of time. Directed by Maddy Hamilton, this show will be performed March 13-15.  performed two weekends (most likely one weekend per cast), March 20-22 and March 27-29. Rehearsals will be Tuesday and Thursday right after school, appx. 1.5 hours each. Fee for participation in the play is appx. $80 a month (roughly $8 per hour of instruction). Scholarships are available for those in financial hardship. Come and try out! More info at www.baay.org.

Join the Cast of ‘Finding Nemo’ at BAAY Pixie Theatre

Children ages 5-8 are invited to join Lisa Markowitz and David Post in the adventure of presenting ‘Finding Nemo’ Pixie Theatre!  Classes meet Mondays 4:30 to 5:30 for ages 5 & 6 and Tuesdays 4:30 to 5:30 for ages 7 & 8, starting the week of January 12th. Performances take place in late May.  No audition necessary but children must be able to follow directions well. To enroll, just show up at first class or go to www.baay.org.

‘Damn Yankees’ Performed by BAAY Rep

Don’t miss the classic Broadway musical ‘Damn Yankees’, featuring advanced students of the Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth, directed by David Post, choreographed by Lisa Markowitz, musically directed by Steve Barnes, with technical direction by Asher Baker Sulloway, costumes by Dana Crediford and set design by Ian Bivins. 7pm shows are Jan. 16th, 17th, 23rd and 24th, with 2pm shows on Jan. 17th, 18th, 24th and 25th. All seats are $10 and are available at the door at the BAAY Theatre, 1059 N. State St. or on brownpapertickets.com. More info at www.baay.org. This show will delight viewers of all ages.

 

Congrats on Choir Concert with Whatcom Symphony--Here's the Video Links!

December 7th, 3 pm, Mount Baker Theatre
 
The Bellingham Children's Choir with the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra
 
Yaniv Attar, Conductor
Scott Henderson, Arranger/Composer of these pieces, which were commission for our choir
 

Choir Schedule for the rest of December

 
 
Dec. 10th  4:30 Boy's Choir (as usual)
 
Dec. 13th 10:40 perform at Waldorf School Faire (optional--arrive 10am, done at 11:20am)
 
Dec. 15th  Girls choir rehearsal 7:15 to 8:30 (as usual)
 
Dec.

NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Cast Two Shows Start Dec. 12th--Don't Miss It!

BAAY Jr. "Nightmare Before Christmas" (ages 9-12)    

Choir Performance Sunday and Boys Combine with Gals on Monday PM


Dear Boy Choir  and Celestial Voices Members,

Special for Boys:

Choir Members: Here are Some Important Dates Ahead!




Nov. 17th, 6 to 7 pm New York Meeting for Parents and Students  
at BAAY

Nov. 30, 1 pm (perform at 2)    Perform Pickford Silent Film Sing (Pickford Film Center)

Dec. 6th  10 am to 1 pm        WWU practice with Symphony

Dec. 6th  5 pm (arrive at 4:15)    Perform Port Festival Sing (in ‘the dome)

Dec. 7th 3 pm (arrive 1 pm)    Perform with Whatcom Symphony at Mount Baker Theatre

Dec. 17th  7 pm (arrive 5 pm)    Perform Winter Concert at BAAY (then a party!)


Uniform is a red choir shirt (we’ve got them for you), black skirt or pants, black shoes, hair away from face please.

This is going to be such a wonderful concert season!  Thank you for being here!

David Post

david@baay.org


BAAY Performance Calendar Fall of 2014-15

BAAY Events This Fall


BAAY Presents ‘A Haunted House Celebration’

Haunted House at BAAY Creeps Up on Us

 

BAAY Presents Haunted House
 

Don't miss a theatrical, arts-oriented Haunted House at the Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth Theatre, 1059 N. State St., one night only, Saturday, November 1st from 6 pm to 9 pm. The event features a performance by the BAAY Dance Company, a spooky tour guide, tons of live (or at least undead), ghoulish actors and even a tasty treat at the end of the tour. This is a night you do not want to miss!  Admission is $5 and all the money goes to scholarships for BAAY students. Students who wish to participate in the event, don't worry, we will FIND you!!!

 

Date change on Choir Performance with Whatcom Symphony Orchestra

Typo alert: The Bellingham Children's Choir sings with the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra on December 7th at 3 pm, NOT December 14th. The wrong date was listed on one of our flyers. Thanks for noting this correction.

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