May 24th, 2018
3 From the BPA

1
Jazz Alley: The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitiriou's Jazz Alley welcomes the Ballard High School vocal band and two Jazz Bands for one night, May 29th. Doors open at 6:00 pm, show starts at 7:00 pm.
More information and tickets HERE.

2
Easy Money: The BPA Mattress Fundraiser is Saturday, June 2nd, 10 am - 5 pm in the Commons at Ballard High School. Tell your friends and family. Text the word "Ballard" to (360) 559-2444. You'll receive an auto-response which includes basic info about your sale and a video link. Groups in Washington have been raising thousands of dollars with this event.
Orchestra

Concert:  Thursday, May 24th, 7:30 pm, call time for wind, brass and percussionists is 7:45pm 

Spring Concert Reserved Seating:  Click HERE

Concert Bake Sale Donations: Click HERE

Orchestra Uniform Return: All students will turn in their concerts clothes on Thursday May 24th. Be sure you bring a change of clothes to wear home! 
Please contact Nanci Murphy if you can help.

5th Annual Fiddle Showcase at the Ballard Homestead: Friday, June 8th, featuring the Warren G Hardings at 7pm, student call time is 6 pm.  Square dancing to follow. No experience necessary, all dances taught.  $6 student w/ID, $8 general advance, $10 Day of Show Purchase tickets HERE.
Choir
Band 
Band Auditions: Students must sign up for an audition between June 5th and June 14th. Audition packets were distributed in class or are available from Mr. James. 


With our rapidly growing program, we are excited to announce the addition of a third band next year!  All band members will audition for placement in one of the three bands, Concert, Symphonic or Wind Ensemble.

Spring Band Concert and Senior Night:
Join us Thursday, June 7th at 7:30 pm for the final concert of the year. Help us celebrate an incredible year for the Band program and say goodbye to our Seniors. Goodies for the Bake Sale gladly accepted. Sign up HERE. Reserve seating can be found HERE.

Rehearsal dates for the concert are as follows:
Wednesday, May 30th, 2:30-3:00 pm (Symphonic Band / Percussion)
Thursday, May 31st, 3:45-4:15 pm (Wind Ensemble / Percussion)
Tuesday, June 5th, 3:45-4:15 pm (Symphonic Band / Percussion)

Concert Clothes Return: All Seniors and Symphonic Band members, as well as Percussionists not participating in the Graduation ceremony, will return their concert attire after the performance. Please to bring a change of clothes with you to the concert.


Marching Band Uniform Coordinator Needed: Our Marching Band is urgently looking for a Uniform Coordinator. The coordinator is supported by a team of volunteers during fittings, alterations, uniform distribution and returns. You can even grab a friend and volunteer together. The main time commitments are from mid-August through the end of football season, with one performance in February and the Ballard Parade in May. Please contact Jen Witeck for more information.  
More General Announcemnts
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