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Activity of the Week -

Nokuthula Ngwenyama

Learn about composer and violist Nokuthula Ngwenyama.

The BSO is featuring a piece by composer Nokuthula Ngwenyama in our upcoming June concert, At Home with Bella. Listen to her discuss her journey to becoming a musician and composer in this Classical MPR interview.

As You Listen...

  • What made her want to become a musician?
  • What did she learn to read first, music or words?
  • How did she give back and make sure kids today can learn to play music?

Fun At Home!

  • Watch Nokuthula Ngwenyama perform her piece Sonoran Storm.

To learn more about Nokuthula Ngwenyama, check out the full story!

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Whatcom Arts Project

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/.