Music: Bellingham Music Club hosts two concerts

Bellingham Music Club will present the winners of its 2015 student awards for strings and winds at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 119 Texas St. The performers will be the winners of the Nicholas Bussard High School Instrumental Awards and the Ethel Crook High School String Awards.

The top Bussard winners are Glenna McGarity on flute, Nikole Ziehe on alto saxophone, and Alex Mumford on oboe. The Crook winners are Maya Enstad on cello, Ian Aegerter on violin, and Hannah Schoepe on violin. Donations at the concert appreciated to support the student awards.

The club’s monthly “Night Beat” concert is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at First Congregational Church, 2401 Cornwall Ave., and features percussionist Kay Reilly.

Reilly is a percussionist in Whatcom Symphony Orchestra and performs in the Noel Harp Ensemble. She also is band director at Squalicum High School, where she has taught for eight years. Her repertoire includes ragtime, Charleston, Japanese, South American and East Indian music.

Percussionists Kenny Cobb, Austen Kahn, Jennifer Longstaff, Tanya McAtee, Nick Robinson, Spencer Thulin, Melanie Sehman, Steve Sehman and Stephanie Straight will join Reilly for the concert.

Tickets for the March 5 concert are $10, available at Piper Music; Village Books and bellinghammusicclub.org. Details: 360-734-2770, 360-734-3720.