Please be aware some fraudulent emails asking for payments have been sent to and from various BHS groups. This includes the Athletic Boosters and the Performing Arts Boosters. The Ballard Performing Arts accepts payments via your check or through our website. We will NEVER ask for your bank information or ask for a money order or a money wire transfer through any BPA related communication.

Ballard Performing Arts fees for trips, camp, and annual fees are available to be paid by check, payable to BPA, or on-line by credit card.

Check can be sent to school to go into the black mailbox in the band / orchestra room

or mailed to:

PO Box 17774

Seattle, WA 98127

If you choose to pay online, NO processing fee will be added to the total due

Click here to pay online

Payments now processed through Greater Giving and no longer through The Square Marketplace.


2017 Ballard High School Music Camps

  • Camp: September 29th-October 1st. Orchestra camp is quickly approaching - thank you to those who have volunteered to chaperone! Paperwork and fees for students are now due, please submit ASAP. Busses will depart from school at 4:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29th, and return to school by about 2:00 p.m on Sunday, Oct. 1st. Paperwork can be found HERE.

Student Annual Fees are Due.

Student Annual Fee  $135.00 are now due.  The student-paid annual fee goes to the Associated Student Body (ASB) fund.  ASB funds are held by the school, not the boosters. The annual fee is spent on operating expenses like sheet music, festival fees, transportation, t-shirts, instrument repair, and uniform cleaning. ASB funds are restricted and cannot be spent to pay for items like coaches, clinicians or guest instructors. (If you need help to pay the annual fee please fill out the scholarship form.)  (Jazz Band and Percussion have separate fees.)


Purchasing an ASB card ($35 sticker) is a REQUIREMENT FOR ALL BAND STUDENTS.  Please take care of this in the ASB fiscal office by October 1st. If you need financial assistance with the purchase please see your counselor.  There are funds available to help out.

Wind Ensemble: The second Whistler payment of $200 is due Thursday, November 16. The third and final payment is TBD and due Thursday, January 18.

Chamber Orchestra:  The Chamber Orchestra is bound for Lincoln Center in 2018!  Parents, if you would like to chaperone, or plan a trip around the National Orchestra Cup in NYC, please get in touch with Ms. Newell or Sylvia Schweinberger ASAP. The second payment for students, and first payment for chaperones is due Nov. 15th. Please see attached sheet for a tentative itinerary and a payment schedule for the trip. 

2017-18 Programs Overview Packets

Welcome Letters Drama    Music

Program Overview Packets - description of programs available, fees, and uniforms

Band    Choir   Orchestra  +   Booster Packet   &   Performing Arts Checklist

2017 18 Scholarship Form

2017-18 Band Handbook and Syllabus

2017-18 Choir Handbook and Syllabus

2017-18 Orchestra Handbook and Syllabus

Students and families, please read the packet, print off the acknowledgement form, sign it and return it to your director.

Ballard High School

1418 Northwest 65th Street, Seattle WA  98117

Ballard Performing Arts Booster Club  

PO Box 17774, Seattle, WA  98127

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