Weekly News + Updates
April 16th, 2019
Performing Arts Funding Cuts for 2019: To keep the current staff for the Ballard Performing Arts next year, we need to raise funds. Without a big push to raise $30,000 we face painful changes next school year. Learn About It + Donate Online .

BPA Recruiting: Every Spring we search 'high and low' for helpful folks to help out next year. We need to fill our board positions as well as one-time and low commitment helpers (mop up after the spaghetti dinner = 20 minutes) Jobs Available + Board Positions

Upcoming Spring Fundraisers: We still need to make our '18/'19 fundraising goals. May 8th is "Give BIG" and our mattress fundraiser is June 1st.

Jazz Combo Night: April 24th at 7:30pm in the PAC. Come enjoy a fun night of all Jazz Combos.See ensembles comprised of Jazz I and II students. These student led small groups have worked together over the last few weeks to perform a variety of jazz styles including standards and contemporary in various arrangements. Bake sale items available in the lobby

General Announcement For All Students: Seattle JazzED is a non-profit music education organization in the Central District/Madison Valley. JazzED is dedicated to creating awesome opportunities for kids. Over 1,000 students from 100+ schools come through their doors annually. You ‘pay-what-you-can’ for any Seattle JazzED program, with free instrument loan assistance. Full tuition waivers are available. JazzED summer camps.
  • Disneyland Re-Cap
  • Husky Marching Band Invite
  • Upcoming Events
  • 2019/2020 Band Rep Needed

Final Vancouver Trip Fees Due: Advanced Chorale and Concert Choir trip fees are Late. Please pay HERE.

If you need to make a custom payment 
you can pay through the DONATION button on the front page of payment site at this link:
Please list your student's name and the trip you are paying for in the notes section so the treasurer can be sure to apply to your account.

Border Crossing ID:  Students will need their Birth Certificate and Identification to cross the border into Canada. Please look for and find these before the trip.

Mark your Calendars:
  • Spring Choir Concert is May 30th
  •  Vocal Jazz night has been moved to June 4th
Final Vancouver Trip Fees Due: Orchestra trip fees are late. The total student fee is $475. The fee for chaperones is $320. Please pay HERE.
Spring Play Paperwork:
We are ending our season with two one act plays dealing with gun violence and school shootings to pay attention to the 20 th anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings. Bang Bang You're Dead and Eric LaRue are both hour long plays. Bang Bang … deals with the issue from the students’ perspective and Eric LaRue is from the Parents’ perspective.
Questions? See Mr. Riley
Thank You To Our Sponsors:
Ballard Performing Arts
 Ballard Performing Arts Booster Club
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