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The McGill Brothers

Learn about soloists Anthony and Demarre McGill!

Anthony, now Principal Clarinet of the NY Phil, and Demarre, Principal Flute of the Seattle Symphony, are classical superstars. Watch this video to learn about their journey and how they give back. 

As You Listen…

  • What obstacles did Anthony and Demarre overcome to play their instruments?
  • What made them want to play music?
  • How do they give back to their community?

We are very excited to share their music with you! Anthony was our soloist in March and Demarre in May. Visit the concert events pages to learn more, get sneak peaks, and find out how you can watch. Remember - on concert days, watching is FREE!

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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/.