Learn At Home!
Learn about the instruments, composers, pieces, and how to conduct - from our homes to yours!

Activity -

The Bass

Learn about the Bass with Mark Tomko, Principal Bass of the BSO!

Questions to Consider:

  • What are the two types of bass bows called?
  • How many strings does the bass have (US)? How many strings do some European basses have?
  • What does the C-extension do to the pitch of the lowest string on the bass?

Fun at Home!

  • Can you find all of the string instrument words in this word search?


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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/.