Weekly News + Updates
June 4th, 2019
Volunteer Positions Still Open
Please consider joining us on the board of volunteers for the Ballard Performing Arts. We have tiny jobs available which help out immensely. If you have interest in collecting desserts for a fundraiser, taking video of performances, organizing uniforms, or one of the many small parts that make up the whole, please contact Mara .We need your help.

Auditions + 9th Grade Night: Tell your young friends there is a meeting for incoming freshman June 25th at 7pm at Ballard High School. Here are current student and incoming freshman details for all 3 music programs. Audition information for next year is here:  www.ballardperformingarts.org

Save BPA
We are close to achieving our goal of $30K and only need $2,482 more. Your donation makes up the difference. To read about why we need to raise this amount and details visit our  f undraising site

Paring Lot of Doom
Not only are the BHS parking spaces too small to fit people, cars, and teen drivers, we have the added challenge of multiple activities the night of the band concert, June 6th. Please allow time for parking.

2019 Mattress Fundraiser
Thank you all for your help and to those who purchased a mattress and/or made a referral. The money raised will help support student scholarships and the directors operating expenses. In addition, referral sales bonuses will go into student's ASB accounts.

Music Summer Camps
Check out all the music opportunities for the summer on this List Of Camps + Workshops.
Uniform Check in
Concert uniform check in will be after each concert. Check in will be in the gym hallway outside the band room. Students need to bring a change of clothes and return their uniform at the end of the concert. Be sure all pieces checked out to you are in the garment bag.
  • 6/5 Orchestra Concert: All students 
  • 6/6 Band Concert: All Seniors, Concert Band Students and Symphonic Band
  • All students performing at graduation will turn in their uniforms immediately after graduation at Memorial Stadium. Students will need to bring a change of clothes to graduation and change in the locker rooms. Your uniforms will be collected outside the locker room.
  • Percussion students are not performing at graduation.

We need volunteers to help after every concert to check in uniforms. 
For tux check in please contact:    Patty Maier    
For skirt and dress check in please contact:  Nanci Murphy    
Vocal Jazz Night Tonight: Tonight at 7:30pm Vocal Jazz performs in the Black Box. Come hear vocal jazz present an evening of jazz standards accompanied by the professional group, the Ev Stern Jazz Trio. 

Treble Choir Tour: June 6th the Treble Choir is touring during school hours. We need driving chaperones. Please contact Felicia to sign up.  

Audition Information: Choir Placement Auditions are the week of June 10th during class. If you know someone NOT in class, who is interested in choir have them email Ms. Rowley . Vocal Jazz auditions are June 18th. Here is more information.
Spring Concert Concerto: Get reserved seating HERE . The concert begins at 7:30pm.

Fiddle Showcase
The BPA Fiddle Ensemble will play along with local groups The Mightly Dreadful and Hot Cider. The showcase is June 7th at 7pm. Stay for the square dancing at the The Ballard Homestead. Tickets are available in  advance for $10 through this link or $12 at the door.

'19/'20 Audition Update: Auditions for the 2019/20 school year will be June 17th in class and June 18th and 19th after school. More info and music selections will posted on the BPA website.

Thank You To Our Sponsors:
Ballard Performing Arts
 Ballard Performing Arts Booster Club
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