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What’s on the program these days? We knew you’d ask!

BMC Virtual Open Mic – Show Us What You Can Do!
We’ve launched BMC Open Mic, open to all musicians, for all genres, ages, and abilities.

Join the fun — until musicians and music lovers can gather again in person safely, the BMC open mic events allow performers to record a video of themselves playing music and send it in. Submissions are accepted anytime, and will be compiled into virtual “open mic” sessions shared on the BMC Facebook page.

Participants can play original songs, covers, or concertos, or use a music application like Acapella. Note: All lyrics and performances must be family-friendly. BMC Open Mic is open-ended — that is, you can send a video anytime, and we’ll let you know when we post your submission.

To participate, upload videos (no longer than 10 minutes) to WeTransfer or Dropbox. Then email the link to bmic@bmcvt.org. Those submitting a video will be notified when their performance will be featured.

We’re back to making music!
We are offering a medley of in-person and online lessons.  Interested in starting lessons?  Please call  and we will work on getting you going!  Our in-person lessons will take place at the BMC in compliance with our safety protocols.  Prefer to be online? Many instructors can offer lessons online and these have proven to be a good alternative for students:

“It was gratifying how well my guitar lessons went on Zoom while the Music Center was closed due to the pandemic. I’m enthusiastic about starting up again this fall in person or via Zoom.  -JH”

Please be in touch. We are happy to answer questions and talk about options.  We look forward to “seeing” you soon!

Join the Concert Choir’s Stay-at-Home Sing-Along! Register Today!

The Brattleboro Concert Choir is enthusiastically committed to building and maintaining musical community. Especially now, music is an essential source of joy, solace, solidarity, and hope. In that spirit, the Choir launched its “Stay-At-Home Sing-Along” program. Every other Sunday at 2 p.m., the BCC and Music Director Jonathan Harvey will host a collective online sing of great choral works. The last two sessions of 2020 are December 6th (the Fauré Requiem) and December 20 (Schubert and Beethoven).   Register by the deadline to receive music, practice recordings and more!  The next deadline is Wednesday December 2nd. Read more.

BMC Launches EOS Project, Aimed at Social Justice and Education
The BMC has launched the EOS (Educate. Open. Strengthen.) Project, as a direct response to questions about social justice as it pertains to the world of classical music and institutions such as the BMC. Learn more about the EOS Project.

Missed the November 8 EOS concert? You can still enjoy the concert via Livestream.

BMC Bravo SocietyThe Brattleboro Music Center relies on volunteers in the community who give generously of their time. We are pleased to honor the following for their help in recent months:
Becky Andrews, Jay Bailey, Tanya Balsley, Karen Becker, Nancy Bell, Mara Berkley, Lisa Bloch, Crager Boardman, Bob Bonneau, Michael Boylen, Jonas Breen, Laura Bryant-Williams, Deb Bunker, Tim Callahan, Rachel Clemente, Lisa Cox, Walter Cramer, Robin Davis, Corey DiMario, Sandra Feusi, Judy Fink, Elizabeth Fisher, Robin Flatley, Donna Francis, Rob Freeberg, Virginia Goodman, Lerna Gottesman, Bill Gottesman, Gary Graff, Lisa Harris, Freddie Hart, Jennelle Harvey, Shelli Harvey, Cal Heile, Lynn Herzog, Jenny Holan, Kate John, Steven John, Jim Johnson, Alyssa Kerr, Bruce Landenberger, Latchis Theatre, Dot MacDonald, Joe Madison, Sheila Magnuson, Raquel Moreno, Jill Newton, Kristin Outwater, Ellen Peters, Deb Pierotti, Jon Potter, Sabine Rhyne, Antje Ruppert, Alison Schantz, Sarah May Schultz, Ray Sebold, Liz Simmons, Dalit Sivan, Paul Eric Smith, Alan Stockwell, Travis Stout, Maggie Sullivan, Melissa Trainor, Leslie Turpin, Daniel Valerio, Betsy Williams, Pete Wilson, Amanda Witman, Ellery Witman, Avery Witman, David Woodberry, and Yellow Barn

 

The Brattleboro Music Center

72 Blanche Moyse Way
Brattleboro, VT  05301

(802) 257-4523

info@bmcvt.org

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