June 14th, 2018
Brief 5 from the BPA 
Thank You!  

Ballard Performing Art's 1st Ever Mattress Fundraiser
Was a Success! 
In Total We Earned $7,655!

Reminder about Mattress Deliveries and School Pick up:  Mattresses are being scheduled for delivery by our 3rd party delivery company for this coming weekend.  School pick up is schedule for Saturday morning at 9am.  We do not need access to the school but will use the main parking lot for about 30 minutes first thing in the morning. 
Bravo Bands: Congratulations to Mr. James and the Ballard bands for an amazing Spring Concert.  Its easy to see why BHS has gained a national reputation for excellence. If you missed seeing these talented musicians in person, you can watch the Concert and Senior Acknowledgements  here.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the program this year, including Jill Hansen, Diane and James Taylor, BPA Board members, sponsors, donors, chaperones, uniform coordinator and assistants, bakers, clinicians, and so many more. We would not be this successful without you.

Band Placements Announced Friday: Thank you to everyone who auditioned for next year's bands. Auditions wrap up today and Mr. James hopes to personally email each musician on Friday by 4 pm with their placement.

Graduation and Uniform Reminders: The graduation call time for Wind Ensemble and selected Percussionists is 7 pm at Memorial Stadium. Students are responsible for their own transportation. Please bring a change of clothes as uniforms will be collected immediately following the ceremony. 

Jazz Band to Meet with Mayor Jenny Durkan: In recognition of their participation in the Essentially Ellington Festival, Mayor Durkan will meet with Jazz 1 members at City Hall on Wednesday, June 20th, at 4:30 pm.  

Chaperones Needed for 2018-2019 Events
9/7-9:       8 female and 8 male for Band Camp
9/14:      12 total for BHS Football Game
9/29:      12 total for Leavenworth Autumn Leaf Parade
10/6:      12 total for BHS Football Game
10/12:    12 total for BHS Football Game
4/5-8:       5 males for Symphonic and Wind Ensemble Trip to Disneyland 

Please contact  Jen Witeck for more information and to volunteer today.

NAfME All-Northwest Honor Group Auditions Materials Available Now:
The National Association for Music Education (NAfME), Northwest Division, has released the audition materials for the HS Honor Groups  here. If selected, musicians will rehearse and perform in conjunction with the annual conference held in Portland, OR over President's Day Weekend 2019. 
See the latest photos and videos on social media:
Final '17-'18 BPA Calendar
    Thank you for the generous support from our sponsors!    

Ballard Performing Arts
  Ballard Performing Arts Booster Club
all questions welcome at:

PO Box 17774 
Seattle, WA  98127