Please be aware some fraudulent emails asking for payments have been sent to and from various BHS groups. This includes the Athletic Boosters and the Performing Arts Boosters. The Ballard Performing Arts accepts payments via your check or through our website. We will NEVER ask for your bank information or ask for a money order or a money wire transfer through any BPA related communication.

Ballard Performing Arts fees for trips, camp, and annual fees are available to be paid by check, payable to BPA, or on-line by credit card.

Check can be sent to school to go into the black mailbox in the band / orchestra room

or mailed to:

PO Box 17774

Seattle, WA 98127

If you choose to pay online, NO processing fee will be added to the total due

Click here to pay online

Payments now processed through Greater Giving and no longer through The Square Marketplace.


2017 Ballard High School Music Camps

Please return forms to school by 6/23/17 if poosible.

All forms and Payments Due July 1st!

Go into summer break with a clean conscience and get your Music Camp Forms and Payments taken care of today!

Fall Music Camp Chaperones Needed
Spend a Weekend at Music Camp!

Help us get ahead of the game by signing up to chaperone at your student's music camp this fall! Take it from your newsletter editor, this is an easy and fun gig! You will be surrounded by beautiful music, beautiful scenery and meet loads of other parents. Your only real job is to is to be present and make sure students are in their cabins by curfew at night. Camp begins on Friday afternoon after school. There is no charge for chaperones at camp. Please contact your rep to let them know you plan to chaperone at camp this fall:

Band Camp: September 8,9,10 - Contact Jen Witeck
Choir Camp: September 15,16,17 - Contact Page Harader
Orchestra Camp: September 29,30 & Oct 1 - Contact Sylvia Schweinberger

Student Annual Fees are due September 15th, 2017

Student Annual Fee  $135.00 due September 15th 2017.  The student-paid annual fee goes to the Associated Student Body (ASB) fund.  ASB funds are held by the school, not the boosters. The annual fee is spent on operating expenses like sheet music, festival fees, transportation, t-shirts, instrument repair, and uniform cleaning. ASB funds are restricted and cannot be spent to pay for items like coaches, clinicians or guest instructors. (If you need help to pay the annual fee please fill out the scholarship form.)  (Jazz Band and Percussion have separate fees.)


Purchasing an ASB card ($35 sticker) is a REQUIREMENT FOR ALL BAND STUDENTS.  Please take care of this in the ASB fiscal office by October 1st. If you need financial assistance with the purchase please see your counselor.  There are funds available to help out.

Orchestra Trip to NYC - March 2018
Lincoln Center, NYC

Chamber Orchestra is going to New York City next March 1-4 to compete in the National Orchestra Cup

They will perform in Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, the performance venue of the NY Philharmonic on Saturday, March 3rd.  In order to reserve competitive airfare, and our spot in the competition, we are asking for a deposit of $500, due by July 1st 2017. Make your online payment here

2017-18 Programs Overview Packets

Welcome Letters Drama    Music

Program Overview Packets - description of programs available, fees, and uniforms

Band    Choir   Orchestra  +   Booster Packet   &   Performing Arts Checklist

2017 18 Scholarship Form

2017-18 Band Handbook and Syllabus

2017-18 Choir Handbook and Syllabus

2017-18 Orchestra Handbook and Syllabus

Students and families, please read the packet, print off the acknowledgement form, sign it and return it to your director.

Ballard High School

1418 Northwest 65th Street, Seattle WA  98117

Ballard Performing Arts Booster Club  

PO Box 17774, Seattle, WA  98127

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