Friends of Music

Summer Music Scholarships:

For Summer 2017, the Bellingham Friends of Music are offering eight scholarships of $100 each to students who successfully complete a summer music program.  Please complete the application and return it to your music teacher by Tuesday, October 31, 2017. BFOM Summer Scholarship 2017

Volunteers Needed:

July 4th Concession Stand!

BFOM is looking for more volunteers for our July 4th Concession Stand at the Bellingham July 4th Celebration & Fireworks. The event is Tuesday, July 4th at the BHS Football Field Concession Stand. We need adult and student volunteers to make this a success! Please click on the link to sign-up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f094bafac2da7fb6-july

MICCA Festival at BHS: March 31 – April 1, 2017

We are hosting the MICCA Festival for Bands and Orchestras here at BHS.  We need volunteers to make this festival run smoothly.  We are looking for band, chorus and guard parents – from both BMS and BHS!  If you have any questions, please email Marie Forte at mforte@bellinghamk12.org

MICCA Volunteers – Sign-Up HERE!

The purpose of the Bellingham Friends of Music is to:

1. Promote the best possible musical education for all students;

2. Broaden the cultural opportunities of the students;

3. Increase the performing and creative skills of students through exposure to all forms of music;

4. Provide incentives for those students with extraordinary musical talent;

5. Make scholarships available to graduating seniors pursuing higher education who have participated in one or more of the programs for band, chorus or color guard.

OFFICERS 2016-2017

Barbara Chambers, President BFOM.MA@gmail.com

Kelly Labonte, Vice President

Jen McDonnell, Treasurer

Linda Chappie, Secretary

Board Members: Judy Bolzani, Christine Clancy, Ed Chambers

All music parents (Band, Chorus & Guard) with students in grades 5 through 12 are encouraged to volunteer and support BFOM events. Please join us at a meeting or email an officer for more information.

Upcoming Meetings, held at BHS Library

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. 

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. 

Class of 2017 Senior Scholarships:

BFOM is once again offering a scholarship program to graduating BHS Seniors. Students who are members of the Band, Chorus, and Color Guard are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  BFOM normally awards one or two $500. scholarships each year.  Please download and complete the PDF here, attach transcripts and letter(s) of recommendation.  Applications should be submitted to the BHS Guidance by April 15th.

BFOMSeniorScholarshipApplication2017