February 4th
Choirs and orchestras are traveling soon to New York City, Orlando, and Anaheim for performances and workshops this spring. We need to fund scholarships for several students this spring. Please donate and help students make these trips possible.
Please donate to the following online fundraisers:
Spaghetti Dinner Thank You:
Georgette Semroc, Nora Paille, and Erika Liska: you throw a great 90's spaghetti party. Thank you especially for your leadership and elbow grease for this fundraiser. Thank you to all the volunteers, performers, and spaghetti eaters. It was a great night.
Solo + Ensemble
Congratulations to all Ballard Music Students who participated in last weekend's Regional Solo and Ensemble Festival. With 75 entires, Ballard had the highest participation of any school in the region. We are proud of the hard work and artistry that went into all of these performances. In addition, 9 soloists and 6 ensembles won their categories and will advance to the State Competition this April.  
Region Winners:
Natalie Anderson - Violin
Eliot Lee - Bass
Just Add Eliot Quintet - Large String Ensemble
Ava Lim - Soprano/Alto Saxophone
Ballard Sax Quartet - Small Woodwind Ensemble
Thunder - Percussion Large Ensemble
Claire Burreson - Soprano Voice
Sophie Otness - Mezzo Soprano Voice
Lillie Wirth - Alto Voice
Donovan Blackham - Tenor Voice
Gavin Bradler - Baritone Voice
Ian McGregor - Bass Voice
Ballard Mixed Duet - Mixed Vocal Small
Men's Ensemble - Tenor/Baritone/Bass Vocal Large Ensemble
Chamber Singers - Mixed Large Ensemble 

Region Alternates:
Malcolm Laurier - 1st Alternate Bass
Ruby Keeton - 1st Alternate Alto/Bass Clarinet
Clara Propst - 1st Alternate Soprano Voice
Catie Vandervort - 1st Alternate Alto Voice
Liam Thomas - 1st Alternate Tenor Voice
Connor Fatland - 1st Alternate Baritone Voice
Ian Carrell - 1st Alternate Bass Voice
Ballard Treble Duet - 1st Alternate Soprano/Mezzo/Alto Small Ensemble
Women's Chamber Choir - 1st Alternate Soprano/Mezzo/Alto Large Ensemble
Java - 1st Alternate Percussion Small Ensemble
Jarin Synnestvedt - 2nd Alternate Trombone
Andreas de la Jara - 2nd Alternate Clarinet
Them Trumps - 2nd Alternate Large Brass Ensemble
Charlie Burns - 2nd Alternate Piano

March 27th Click for Tickets

Look for more details including:

  • TONIGHT: Winter Jazz Band Concert
  • TODAY: Wind Ensemble Fees Due
  • THURSDAY: 8th Grade Choices Night

New York News:  
Final payment for NY is $475 for students. Look for the update on the payment site HERE

Mandatory trip meeting for students and chaperones is March 31st at 7 p.m. 

Tickets to the Carnegie concert, will be available  beginning February 9th  on the Carnegie Hall website .

Upcoming Field Trips:
Concert Choir- March 6th, PLU Choral Invitational. Approx. 7am to 3:45 p.m.
We need 2 Driving Chaperones. Please contact Felicia to volunteer. 

All Choirs- April 2nd, Chief Sealth International High School. 
Approx. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
We need 6 chaperones. Please contact Felicia to volunteer. 

Choir Rep:
Felicia is looking to train someone to be the next Choir Representative for 2020-21. Contact Felicia for more info. 
Congratulations : The Ballard HS Fiddlers were just awarded a $2000 grant from the International Bluegrass Music Association. For more click HERE .

NW Regional Orchestra Festival:
DATE:   Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
TIME:  Concert starts at 7:00 p.m.
CALL TIME: 6 p.m. call time for performers

This concert will feature musicians from elementary, middle, and high school and will culminate in a combined piece involving all students.
Chamber Orchestra trip
to Orlando, FL
April 15th - 19th, 2020.

Symphonic Orchestra trip
to Anaheim, CA
April 30th - May 3rd, 2020
19, 10, 21
26, 27, 28

Tickets at
Thank You To Our Sponsors:
Interested in becoming a BPA Sponsor?
Contact Nanette at BPABC_corp@yahoo.com to learn about levels and benefits
Ballard Performing Arts
 Ballard Performing Arts Booster Club
Contact us at: