October 12,13,14,19 & 20
Curtain at 7:30pm
General: $15 Students/Seniors: $10
Buy your tickets today!! The show is only a week away! You won't want to miss it, there's a pool onstage!!
PLU Invitational & NYC Payment
Orchestra Camp '17
Symphonic and Chamber Orchestra had a memorable weekend at Camp Burton. Both groups made progress on their fall concert repertoire, and presented a mini-concert each performing one piece. Students became acquainted through campfires, ice breakers,
and "orchestra family" activities including a special edition of Orchestra Olympics. A special thanks to our parent chaperones for spending the weekend with us, it wouldn't have been possible without Debbie Anderson, John Anderson, Lori Davis, Ed Hahne, Sean Harvey, Phyllis Rosen, Eric Sanderson, and Kelly Myers.
PLU Chamber Orchestra Invitational
Friday Oct. 13th
and chaperones will meet in the BHS parking lot at
to load cars for an
Students will need to bring full concert attire and can change during lunch break at the festival. Our performance time is
Permission slips went home this week and are due back this
Thank you chaperone-drivers for stepping up this week - Eric Sanderson, Kimberly Andrews, Laura Kitchel, Debbie Anderson, and Eric Waggoner!
Chamber Orchestra: Payment Due for Lincoln Center
The second payment for students and first payment for chaperones is due Nov. 15th. You can pay online HERE. Tentative itinerary and a payment schedule for the trip can be found HERE.
Scholarship awards for this trip will be sent to you by email by Oct. 15th.
We currently have room for one male and one female chaperone to attend. Please email Ms. Newell by Oct 15th, if you are interested.
Senior Night & Yearbook Photo
Save the Date for Senior Night!
At the Friday, October 13th
football game, Senior band members will be honored at halftime for their commitment to the Marching Band. They will have their name announced over the loud speaker and a picture taken with Mr. James. Family members are encouraged to stand with their student for this recognition. Please RSVP if you are able to attend this special event.
Call Time and Yearbook Photo October 13th performance c
The Yearbook photo will be taken at
Game time is
with an estimated return to BHS at
If parents would like a copy of the marching band photo, a sign-up sheet will be available for $10 via cash or check payable to BPA.
We do not have enough chaperones for the marching band at football games.
if you are able to chaperone the football games on 10/13, 10/21 or 10/27. We could use your help.
BPA Fees Please pay your performing arts fees. If you are unsure of your status, you can double check by contacting Jen Witeck or pay HERE. Fees include: annual fees, camp fees, ASB fees and Wind Ensemble Whistler Fees.
SoCal Trip & Concert Clothes
Southern California trip for Concert Choir and Advanced Chorale:
April 19-22, 2018.
The choirs will participate in the Choir of America Festival for Choirs - West Division in Newport Beach, which includes an onstage performance, adjudication, extended clinic, school exchange, and evening concert. In addition, students will visit Santa Monica and spend two days in Disneyland/California Adventure, with an additional Disney Performing Arts performance in the park. Please turn in the attached flyer and a $250 deposit by November 1st.
We are also seeking 10 parent chaperones. If you are interested in applying to chaperone, please turn in the attached chaperone application to Ms. Rowley
Students need to take their tuxes and dresses home.
Those wearing a tux need to purchase a tux shirt from
Ted Brown Music
in the University District.
There are a limited number of gently used tux shirts for sale for $10 and cuff link/stud sets for $5. Students can stop by the uniform room before school if they are interested.
If you have any questions about tux care and responsibilities, it can be found
Chinook Books & Spirit Merch
Chinook Book Fundraiser and Promotion:
Printed Chinook Book + Mobile - $25
Chinook Book Mobile App only - $15
Students earn a 60% on all mobile subscriptions sold before
You can promote subscription sales to your friends and family right from the Chinook Book app! Here is how:
- Get the app or the latest version HERE.
- Follow the steps in the TUTORIAL to connect friends and family in support of BPA.
Chinook Books will be available for families to pick up for their students at our BPA table during Curriculum Night, Thursday Oct 5.
Need help or have questions? Contact Annie Hayward,
Ballard Performing Arts
Chinook Book Fundraising Coordinator.
100% of the proceeds go to support the Ballard Performing Arts.
Spotlight Dinner & Auction
Donations & Volunteers Needed
Tickets on Sale Now! HERE
November 18th, 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Please note we are in a new venue:
Counting down the weeks until the event, here is the status toward our goals:
- Tickets Sales 18 out of 175
- Donations 15 out of 90
- Desserts 6 out of 20
- Volunteers 13 out of 37
Also we have a New Live Item this year: You can bid to win a walk-on role in this year's musical Damn Yankees.
For tickets, donations, volunteering, and all things 'Spotlight', go
University & Extracurricular
Whitworth Music Dept. Open House
The Whitworth University Department of Music will host an Open House for high school students on October, 20th, 2017
. This event will provide a "one-stop shopping" experience for college-bound student-musicians to experience Whitworth's acclaimed music program. Information and sign-ups can be found HERE.
BPA At A Glance
||Ballard Performing Arts Booster Meeting 6pm BHS Library
||Fall Play: Metamorphoses 7:30pm - 10:00pm Performing Arts Center
||PLU Orchestra Invitational All Day - Time TBA PLU
||Varsity Football Game 7:45pm Memorial Stadium Marching Band
||Marching Band Homecoming Practice 5pm - 7pm
||Marching Band Homecoming Practice In School Field Trip
||Homecoming Performance at Football Game 5pm Memorial Stadium
||Fall Play: Metamorphoses 7:30pm-10:00pm Performing Arts Center
||Fall Choir Concert 7:30pm - 9:30pm PAC All Choirs
||Edmonds Jazz Band Symposium All Day - Time TBA Montlake Terrace High School
||Fall Orchestra Concert 7:30pm - 9:30pm PAC All Orchestras
||Fall Band Concert 7:30pm - 9:30pm PAC All Bands
||Edmonds Jazz Choir Symposium All Day - TBA Meadowdale High School Vocal Jazz
||Concert Choir/WWU Choral Invitational Festival All Day - TBA WWU Bellingham Concert Choir
||BPA Booster Meeting 6pm BHS Library Directors, Board, Parents
||Spotlight Dinner and Auction 5:30pm - 10:30pm The Swedish Club Small Ensembles