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Bethlehem Music Association

Student playing cello

BMA Officers

President - Mary Gallant Chang 

Vice President - Ilyse Weinstein

Treasurer - Karen Latter

Secretary - Caroline Isachsen


For more information about the BMA, please contact the BC Music Department at 439-4921 x22113 

About the BMA

The Bethlehem Music Association is an organization made up of parents, teachers, community members, and business sponsors which recognizes and supports the district music education program of the Bethlehem Central School District, the music students, faculty and concert programs. We provide publicity, advocacy, commission original pieces for our music festival and sponsor summer music, scholarships for students to attend Suburban Council, All-State, All-Eastern and National festivals, as well as senior music awards, recognitions for 8th and 12th grade students, guest performances for students at all levels, guest artists and music workshops for our student performers, and MORE!!


Membership forms are also available at Open Houses and fall/holiday concerts. All families and community members are encouraged to become BMA members, which can be done at one of five levels. (Note: Maestro, Presto, Allegro and Andante lists appear in the BMA inserts which are included in all concert programs around the district.)

Conductor - $250 or more per year

Maestro - $150 per year

Presto - $100 per year

Allegro - $50 per year 

Andante - $25 per year

Adagio - $10 per year    


News and Announcements

Deadline for BMA Membership Acknowledgment booklet is Nov. 15

The deadline to be included in the 2013-2014 Bethlehem Music Association membership acknowledgment booklet is Friday, November 15th. The BMA is grateful to all its members, whose support enables our young musicians to excel at all levels. The membership form can be downloaded here.

BCHS Grad to perform recital for students, community

2008 BCHS graduate, Alexander Canovas will be performing the music of Handel, Strauss, Duparc, Finzi, and more at a special recital on March 13 in the BCHS Choral Suite. This event is sponsored by the Bethlehem Music Association. READ MORE [PDF]