Choir, Band and Orchestra perform selections from The Messiah
Choir, Band and Orchestra perform selections from The Messiah
Fall Orchestra Concert- Nov. 1, 2018
Fall Choir Concert- Oct. 30, 2018
Ballard Chamber Orchestra performs at the PLU Orchestra Festival- Oct 2018
Ballard Chamber Orchestra performs at the PLU Orchestra Festival- Oct 2018
Big Love at the Performing Arts Center Oct. 11-13, 18-20 @ 7:30 pm
Big Love at the Performing Arts Center Oct. 11-13, 18-20 @ 7:30 pm
Marching Band Creates Alladin
Marching Band Creates Alladin's Lamp at Homecoming Halftime Show
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. 


Rescheduled Events

Due to the inclement weather, several events and performances have been cancelled or will be rescheduled. 

Marine All Star Jazz Band Concert (2/8)-cancelled
WMEA Solo/Ensemble competition (2/9)- will be rescheduled
UW Concert Band Festival (2/12)-cancelled
NW Region Orchestra Concert (2/13) - will be rescheduled

Please look for updates as we straighten out the calendar.

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BHS Chamber Orchestra Side by Side with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra 

Join the Seattle Symphony and Ballard High School Chamber Orchestra on March 1stat 7:30 for an all-Scandinavian program. Wirén's jovial Serenade for Strings paired with Grieg's charismatic Peer Gynt Suite will wrap you in a Scandinavian springtime mood. In the Ballard High School Gymnasium. Free to all. RSVP encouraged, but not required 

60th Annual Spaghetti Dinner

Our 60th Annual Spaghetti Dinner was a far-out success:  Thank you to our sponsors: Grocery Outlet, New Seasons Market, Trader Joe's, Tall Grass Bakery, Better Meat Co., CasCioppo Sausage, Ballard Market, Tigerlily Salon, and Caffe Appassionato. Thank you to all the volunteers. We couldn't have done it without you. Thank you BPA students and BPA directors for playing and singing those groovy 70's tunes. The performances were awesome. Foremost a special thank you, Michelle Berman, Shana Nielsen, and their team for coordinating the event. Right on!

Run with the Beavers and Support BPA

The 3rd Annual BHS Foundation Running of the Beavers is on March 30, 2019. The 5K Fun Run/Walk is a fun community event that supports Ballard High School Athletics, Cheer, Dance, and BAND. Register or donate HERE, and use the drop-down menu to choose which program to support. 

Shout Out to Our Sponsors

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



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