SPOTLIGHT GALA & AUCTION - Saturday, November 14th at the Leif Erikson Lodge in Downtown Ballard. Doors O pen at 6pm











Get Your Tickets  TODAY at  $45  after  Nov 12th they will be $50 Purchase tickets here:   www.tinyurl.com/2015Spotlight 

Come support the award  winning BHS Performing Arts.  Enjoy a wonderful meal,   meet other parents and listen to amazing music.


Performance Line Up
6:15   Jazz Combos
7:00   Fiddle Ensemble
7:30   Jazz II
7:50   Vocal Jazz
8:15   (Mini-Live Auction)
8:45   Thespians
9:05   Chamber Orchestra
9:30   Jazz I


Just Announced... 
 Director's 
Auction Items

Ms. Rowley and   Mr. Riley  will again host a karaoke party!   Fri, Jan 28, 6:30 - 8:30, at Ms. Rowley's Belltown Condo. 20 spots at $40 ea.


Go to the Symphony with Ms. Newell  on Thurs, Jan 21st and be treated to a gelato dessert too. 10 spots available at $50 each.


Mr. James is still in the planning stages of a great auction item... stay tuned! 


View the catalog  here.


ORCHESTRA - Fall Concert

The Whitman 8th Grade Orchestra performed last week with Director Lauren Hepburn and then Ms. Newell continued the Ballard Fall Concert  night  with works by Mozart, Rossini and Glazunov as well as some traditional tunes played by the Ballard Fiddlers.

Be sure to mark your calendars for the  Winter Music Concert I on Dec, 9th  featuring Band and Orchestra and don't miss the Chamber Orchestra and Fiddle Ensemble at the Performing Arts  Spotlight Gala and Auction this Saturday, November 14th!


BAND & JAZZ - Fall Concert

 
Click here for a link to view the Fall Band Concert Performances of 
Jazz 1 & 2, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble. 
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Marching Band - No traveling to the football playoffs game this week since it is an away game and is on the 14th.

Jazz Band 1 and 2 will both be playing at the Spotlight Gala this Saturday the 14th and it is an evening not to be missed!   Also be sure to note that the Winter Music Concert I with Band and Orchestra will be on Dec 9th.


CHOIR

Don't miss the Winter Music Concert II on Dec 10th and be sure to come and hear Vocal Jazz this Sat, Nov 14th at the Spotlight Gala & Auction at Leif Erikson Lodge!


DRAMA
Auditions for the Musical,  CHILDREN OF EDEN, are the week of December 1. 

PLOT SUMMARY:  Based on the story of Genesis, the age-old conflict of parents and children takes the stage in this epic, heartfelt. From musical theatre genius Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, & Godspell) comes a joyous and inspirational musical about parents, children and faith... not to mention centuries of unresolved family business! Children of Eden is a show about parenthood and the impossible idea that every child will eventually leave home and become a parent in their own time, a cycle that never ends: As Adam, Eve, Noah, and the "Father" who created them deal with the headstrong, cataclysmic actions of their respective children, the show ultimately delivers a bittersweet but inspiring message: that "the hardest part of love... is letting go."

Dec 1 - Singing Auditions, Dec 2 - Dance,   Dec 3 - Callbacks,   Dec 4 - Cast List Posted

Cast: 5 Males, 4 Females, & FEATURED ensemble of at least 10.  Expanded casting possible determined on number and talent level of those auditioning! Audition Contract here

Pick up an Audition Packet from Riley in the Black Box or in Room SW 121 
Singing auditions will require a prepared 16 bars of a STEPHEN SCHWARTZ song.
Wear comfortable clothing on December 2 for the Dance Auditions. 

BREAK A LEG!!! See you at AUDITIONS!!! 


FUNDRAISING & SPONSORSHIP
Student Fundraisers

The FALL COFFEE SALE 
continues to run through November 24th.




The FALL CANDY SALE continues to  run through 
November 30th. 


 Patxi's  Pizza 
Fundraiser
Update!

Thank you to everyone who supported our
October Performing Arts Fundraiser event at 
Patxi's in Ballard, one of our Corporate Sponsors. The event was a great success, exceeding our target and making over $800.00!

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"A huge thank you to all the Ballard Bakers who pulled out their cookie sheets and cupcake tins to create some delicious tasting treats for us to enjoy at the three opening concerts. I heard from many that the choices were varied and they tasted wonderful. I know I speak for many when I say, 'thank you!'"   - Shelly

"Thanks to all who donated to the Concert bake sales!  
What a great variety of treats and a successful fundraiser!" - Jill


B PA EVENT CALENDAR
Tue, 11/10
BPA General Mtg from 7:00-8:00 in the BHS Library
Sat, 11/14
Sat, 11/21
Olympic College Jazz Classic with Vocal Jazz 
Tue, 12/1-12/4
Musical Auditions for Children of Eden
Wed, 12/9
Winter Music Concert I - Band & Orchestra at 7:00 in the PAC
Tue, 12/10
Winter Music Concert II - Choir at 7:00 in the PAC
Tue, 12/15
Vocal Jazz Caroling Day - More details to follow
Tue, 12/15
BPA General Meeting at 7:00 in the BHS Library
Fri, 1/8-1/10
Jazz 1 & 2 Retreat at Camp Burton
Tue, 1/12
BPA General Meeting at 7:00 in the BHS Library
Sun, 1/24
Philharmonia Northwest Side-By-Side


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