Russian piano sensation Ilya Yakushev returns to the Bellingham Festival March 19

Interview by ELLEN PFEIFER Edited by¬†AUDREY KELLEY   On March 19, Russian pianist Ilya Yakushev will return to the Bellingham Festival of Music for a solo recital after a brilliant debut in July 2016 as a last minute substitute in … Continue reading Russian piano sensation Ilya Yakushev returns to the Bellingham Festival March 19

Annual ‘WELCOME HOME’ guest artist Eli Schille-Hudson has “deep roots” in Bellingham, down to the instrument he plays on

The origin of 2013 Dake Traphagen guitar played by classical guitarist Eli Schille-Hudson, this year’s ‘Welcome Home’ guest artist, perfectly symbolizes the journey and upbringing of this emerging young artist. Like the hands that play it, this guitar was made in Bellingham, Washington. Continue reading Annual ‘WELCOME HOME’ guest artist Eli Schille-Hudson has “deep roots” in Bellingham, down to the instrument he plays on