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Here is a fun Carnival of the Animals activity to do with your kids!
Learn about the horn with Kristi Kilgore, member of the BSO horn section!
Learn how to conduct with Maestro Yaniv! (Featuring Jonah)
Learn about the flute with Debbie Arthur, Principal Flute of the BSO!
Learn about the English horn with Ken Bronstein, English horn of the BSO!
Make a Rhythm Instrument from a Green Pepper!
Here is a fun activity to do with your kids involving a piece about a river - The Moldau!
Learn about the cello with Olivia Kingsley, BSO Program Intern!
Make a kazoo from a carrot!
Learn about the Bass with Mark Tomko, Principal Bass of the BSO!
Here is a lesson about Marian Anderson and her experience as a black woman denied a hall to perform.
Here is an activity featuring composer William Grant Still and his music.
This week’s lesson features Tona Brown, the first Black transgender woman to perform at Carnegie Hall and to perform for a United States President.
This week’s lesson features Breanna Sinclaire, the first transgender person to sing the National Anthem at a professional sporting event!
Learn how to make a drum out of a watermelon!
Here is a fun activity to do with your kids involving Haydn’s “Surprise” Symphony!
Make a conch or trumpet from a cauliflower!
Make a scraper instrument from a Daikon radish!
The BSO is a proud participant and a founding member of the new Whatcom Arts Project, a group of over 30 community arts nonprofits. The goal of the Whatcom Arts Project is to reach our community during this time of need to provide hope, entertainment, learning opportunities, and a sense of togetherness. Each week, the BSO posts learning activities and videos on our website and to social media as part of the Whatcom Arts Project. To learn more about the Whatcom Arts Project and home friendly activities in our area, please visit: www.facebook.com/WhatcomArtsProject/ or https://www.bellingham.org/whatcom-arts-project/.