The Bellingham Folk School is a collection of music educators and community members that are excited to offer fun, affordable, and convenient music workshops, jams, and lessons to all ages and ability levels. 

at 1208 Cornwall Ave. in Bellingham, WA

Your home for folk music

Spearheaded by local fiddler and teacher, Cayley Schmid, the Bellingham Folk School hosts weekly events that encourage those curious about folk music to play and learn together. Regular weekly classes, performances, and social events make the Bellingham Folk School a hub for anyone interested in "living-room music."


Whether you are brand new to music or you're just looking for a community of like-minded folk music players, Bellingham Folk School is the place for you.

If you are interested in offering a class, workshop, jam, or would just like to share an idea, feel free to