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Urinetown Rebels
Urinetown Rebels
Urinetown full cast
Urinetown full cast
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Orchestra WWU
Orchestra WWU
Jazz Band - Savannah
Jazz Band - Savannah
Welcome to the Ballard High School Performing Arts!

The Ballard High School Music & Drama Department is lauded throughout the Northwest and beyond for its high level of musical and performance excellence. Ballard provides one of the most complete high school music programs in Seattle - offering instruction in voice, wind and string instruments spanning jazz to classical. The Drama Program consistently presents best-in-class plays and musicals, and participated in the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival!

Recent News and Announcements

2014-15 School Year Calendar as a document is now updated

CONGRATULATIONS TO MS. COURTNEY PELAVIN!

Ms Courtney Pelavin is the recipient of the 2014 Washington State ACDA Outstanding Young Choral Director Award! 
To qualify for the award, one must meet the following criteria: 10 years or fewer choral directing experience, current ACDA/WA-ACDAmember, maintains high performance and literature standards and attends ACDA/WA-ACDA activities. In her notification e-mail, the ACDA had this to say about Ms. Pelavin: "Your contributions to the art of choral music have been impactful with significant contributions to the choral arena in the greater Seattle area and the state of Washington.  We thank you for what you have done and wish to express our appreciation with this award." Itappears that others are catching on to the truly outstanding job that Ms.Pelavin does on a daily basis for the students of Ballard High School. Congratulations on the well-deserved honor!

CONGRATULATIONS TO BALLARD PERFORMING ARTS!

Ballard High School’s production of Urinetown: The Musical!, was bestowed a BEST OVERALL MUSICAL NOMINATION by the 5th Avenue High School Musical Theatre Awards! Ballard’s show was one of only eight musicals nominated out of over 120 musical productions performed during the 2013-2014 school year in the state of Washington. Urinetown also received nominations for BEST COSTUMES, BEST CHOREOGRAPHY, and BEST ENSEMBLE (The Rebels). In addition, the "Urine Jail Combo" also received an honorable mention for BEST ORCHESTRA. The cast and crew will be performing "Run, Freedom, Run" from the show at BENAROYA HALL on June 9th. This once in a lifetime opportunity means that the students will be rehearsing in the space that day in preparation for the performance that evening. The production is directed by Shawn M. Riley, with vocal direction by Courtney Rowley Pelavin, instrumental direction by Michael James, and choreography by Eia Waltzer.
  

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Upcoming Events

9/9 Booster Meeting - open to all

10/3 Homecoming

10/9-11 Fall Play: The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

10/16-18Fall Play: The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

10/23 Fall Choir Concert

10/29 Fall Band Concert

10/30 Fall Orchestra Concert

11/15 Spotlight Gala Auction and Dinner

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EBMEA Orchestra Festival
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Vocal Jazz Solo night with Ev Stern Trio
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Vocal Jazz Solo night with Ev Stern Trio
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Vocal Jazz Solo night with Ev Stern Trio

Professional Digital Recordings

Purchase recordings of each BHS concert at the Chinook Wind Productions Ballard High School Catalog.

The Festival Concert Recordings have just been added!

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  • Jazz Band I and II
  • Marching/Pep Band
  • Symphonic Band
  • Wind Ensemble

  • Concert Choir
  • Men's Ensemble
  • Treble Choir
  • Vocal Jazz
  • Women's Adv. Chorale
  • Women's Chamber Choir

  • 2014-15 Season:
  • "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940"
  • "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
  • "Twelfth Night"
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  • Chamber Orchestra
  • Orchestra
  • String Quartet
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    Ballard High School

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