Jazz I wins First Place at Bellevue Jazz Fest
Jazz I wins First Place at Bellevue Jazz Fest
Fiddle-Showcase-June 7 @ 7:00pm
Fiddle-Showcase-June 7 @ 7:00pm
2019 Spring Concert Schedule
2019 Spring Concert Schedule
Spring Play from the Ballard Playmakers
Spring Play from the Ballard Playmakers
BHS Orchestra Side-by-Side with the Seattle Symphony
BHS Orchestra Side-by-Side with the Seattle Symphony
Marching Band Performs at the 8th Grade Info Night
Marching Band Performs at the 8th Grade Info Night
Wintergrass 2019 Youth Orchestra
Wintergrass 2019 Youth Orchestra
Choir, Band and Orchestra perform selections from The Messiah
Choir, Band and Orchestra perform selections from The Messiah
Welcome to the Ballard High School Performing Arts!

The Ballard High School Music & Theatre Department is lauded throughout the Northwest and beyond for its high level of musical and performance excellence. Ballard provides one of the most complete high school music programs in Seattle - offering instruction in voice, wind and string instruments spanning jazz to classical. 


Congratulations to our Seniors!

So Long, Farewell…to the Class of 2019! A huge thank you to our Seniors for their commitment and dedication to Ballard Performing Arts. May you continue making music and memories as you begin new chapters in your lives. You will be missed.

Ballard’s plays on school gun violence profiled by Crosscut and KCTS

KCTS and Crosscut have produced a feature story about Ballard High School’s production of Bang Bang You’re Dead and Eric LaRue—two plays about school gun violence that were staged last month. Filmed on location at the school, journalist Aileen Imperial interviews the cast and directors. 

The story/video was published on both the Crosscut.com and KCTS9.org websites: 

20 years after Columbine, Ballard High theater students address school shootings   

The story will also broadcast on KCTS at these times:
Tue, 06/18/2019, 3:51pm
Thu, 06/20/2019, 9:49 pm
 Sat, 06/22/2019, 8:48 pm

Audition Information for Current and Incoming Students

Audition info for: BAND (including jazz) ORCHESTRA       CHOIR     VOCAL JAZZ
For Choir:  incoming 9th graders do not need to audition.  Students with upper register voices (soprano/alto) should sign up for Treble Choir and students with lower register voices (tenor/bass) should sign up for Concert Choir. Women's Chamber Choir and Men's Ensemble ensemble callback auditions will take place in the fall.

Concert Uniform Check In

All students performing at graduation, Monday, June 17th will turn in their uniforms immediately after graduation at Memorial Stadium. Students will need to bring a change of clothes to graduation and change in the locker rooms. Your uniforms will be collected outside the locker room. Percussion students are not performing at graduation. Questions or Concerns?
Please contact Patty Maier or Nanci Murphy if you have any questions.

We Did It!

We have achieved or goal of $30K to offset the budget cuts looming next school year. Thank you to everyone who help us preserve the Ballard Performing Arts Program

2019 2020 Volunteers Needed

Ballard Performing Arts Boosters is one group of parents who support all four of the performing arts programs. This includes all bands, choirs, orchestras and the theatre department. The programs have grown over the years and so have the need for volunteers. Please consider joining us on the board of volunteers for the Ballard Performing Arts 2019-2020 school year. Please contact Mara if you are able to help.

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Volunteer Opportunities
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Shout Out to Our Sponsors

A big THANKS to all of our sponsors for supporting Ballard Performing Arts! 



Learn more about sponsorship opportunities

Keep up on BPA activities. Download the Remind App in Apple's App Store, or on Google Play or Text 81010 with the class codes:

Concert Band: @bpa18cband
Symphonic Band: @bpa18sband
Wind Ensemble: @bpa18we
Jazz Band I: @bpa18jazz1
Jazz Band II:@bpa18jazz
Marching Band: @bpa18mband

General Choir: @bpa18cho
Concert Choir: @bpa18conch
Advanced Choir: @bpa18advch
Treble Choir: @bpa18treb

Support the BPA

The BPA Boosters provide fundraising and volunteer support and encourage family engagement in the performing arts community. There are many ways you can help.




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