Music Department

Music from Western Washington University students, concerts to support efforts in Ukraine, a tribal gathering, an exhibit about the history of music in Bellingham, fun at the Outback Farm, a dance concert for families and jazz tributes. Per usual, there's something for everyone this week!

Test your trivia knowledge in a Trivia Bee hosted by Whatcom Literacy Council. Music from Western Washington University, Bellingham Festival of Music, Bellingham Music Club and Bellingham Symphony Orchestra will inspire you, Bellingham’s Sonja Lee returns with a new band, and the community is…

Formerly the site of the Glow and Studio B night clubs, the space above KPOP Chicken and Beer is now The Blue Room, an all-ages performance venue. Less than two months into operations, the space is bringing a diverse array of live entertainment to…

Western Washington University Professor of Music Christopher Bianco has accepted an invitation from Provost Brent Carbajal to serve a fixed-term appointment as the new dean of WWU’s College of Fine and Performing Arts, effective Nov. 5; he will serve as dean until the national search for the…

Western Washington University Professor of Piano Jeffrey Gilliam and violinist Hal Grossman will perform duos featuring new American works in the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10. The concert is free and open to the public. Seating capacity may be limited and…

Each summer Western Today honors the seven Presidential Scholars chosen to represent their colleges at spring commencement. Each day in Western Today we will add one of the scholars to this story, so check back to see them all!

Woodring College of Education: Azucena Zavala Montalvo

Join us Tuesday May 25 at  8 p.m. for a concert of "Guitars at Western in Concert" from the PAC Concert Hall that will also be the farewell performance of retiring WWU Professor of Music David Feingold. This concert will be livestreamed and will open with Three Pieces from the…

Like all performing arts groups, Western Washington University’s music department has adapted to the current pandemic. 

Western Symphony Orchestra presents five to six programs a year, including…

Like all performing arts groups, Western Washington University’s music department has adapted to the current pandemic. 

Western Symphony Orchestra presents five to six programs a year, including…

Erin Wall, one of the world’s leading sopranos, has died at the age of 44, after a long illness.

Bewitching audiences with her beautiful voice, theatrical prowess and huge repertoire, Wall swiftly conquered major world operatic stages, including The Metropolitan Opera House, Teatro alla…

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