Choir Members: Here are Some Important Dates Ahead!

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

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

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.

Choir Audition Results

The following students have been admitted to the Bellingham Children's Choir. There are many other students who will be in choir besides these students. You may fill out the registration materials at the first class.


Fall 2014 Schedule

BAAY Choir Auditions – sing with WS Orchestra! (ages 9-16)    Directed by David Post

    Shows: December 7th, 3pm (with Whatcom Symphony Orchestra at Mount Baker Theatre) and December 18th, 7pm at the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship
    Tuition: $235
Choirs will have a great time singing wonderful music, bonding and learning how to sing like a pro.
This semester includes a concert at the Port Festival, one at Mt. Baker Theatre with the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra and our own concert in a local church with good acoustics.

Pixie Theatre "Charlie Brown Christmas" (ages 5-8)    Directed by Lisa Markowitz, music by David Post

Ages 5-6 Rehearsals: begin September 8th (OK TO JOIN LATE); Mondays, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Ages 5-6 Shows: November 21st-22nd, 6pm
Ages 7-8 Rehearsals: begin September 9th (OK TO JOIN LATE); Tuesdays, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Ages 7-8 Shows: November 14th-15th, 6pm
    Tuition: $195   
Nothing beats Pixie Theatre for young people!  Lisa and David LOVE to teach these classes. Singing, dancing and acting for everyone!  It’s the top.

BAAY Jr. "Nightmare Before Christmas" (ages 9-12)    Directed/Choreographed by Lisa Markowitz,
    music by Steve Barnes

Auditions: September 29th & 30th and October 1st (callbacks), 5:30pm – 7:30 pm
Rehearsals: Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:40-7:40, October 6th – November 29th
Shows Cast 1: December 5th & 6th, 7pm; December 6th & 7th,  noon show!
Shows Cast 2: December 12th & 13th, 7pm; December 13th, 2pm; December 14th, 2 pm
    Tuition: $295
Lisa Markowitz will interpret/adapt this stop-motion animated film into a live musical show…and it’s going to be great!

BAAY Rep "Damn Yankees” (ages 12-15)    Directed by David Post, Choreographed by
    Lisa Markowitz, music by Steve Barnes

Auditions: September 26th, 4:30pm – 6:30pm AND Sept. 27th, 10:00am – 12:00pm; Callbacks September 28th, 5:00 – 7:00pm
Rehearsals: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-7:30; Oct. 2nd – Dec. 11th; Jan. 6th – 8th
Shows: January 16th &17th, 7pm; 17th & 18th, 2pm; January 23rd & 24th, 7pm; 24th & 25th, 2pm
    Tuition: $345
The CLASSIC musical from good ole’ Broadway. A retelling of the ‘Faust’ legend via baseball drama, songs include“You Gotta Have Heart” and “What Lola Wants, Lola Gets”. It’s going to be fabulous.

BAAY Dance Company (ages 9-16)    Directed and Choreographed by Lisa Markowitz

Auditions: September 27th 1:00pm – 2:00pm AND by appointment (email Lisa at
Junior Rehearsals: Wednesdays 4:30-5:30, October 1st – December 10th
Senior Rehearsals: Thursdays 4:30-5:30, October 2nd – December 11th
Show: December16th, 7:00pm
Tuition: $165
LIsa Markowitz continues the magic here at BAAY. If you love dance, you will love this company. A mix of styles, from contemporary to jazz to musical theatre to modern.
It’s going to be the best year yet!! See you here at BAAY!


Choirs Begin Next Week, Sept. 8th! WONDERFUL YEAR AHEAD!

It's a once in a decade kind of year at the Bellingham Children's Choir here at BAAY.

Sharing a brief testimonial...

Thank you, BAAY, for an awesome two weeks! Our daughter had the time of her life.
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