Current choir student placement videos are due Friday, May 15th through Schoology. If you have any friends or know of anyone interested in joining choir for next year, please feel free to pass this information along and encourage them to contact Ms. Rowley
Incoming freshmen do NOT need audition for choir.
Current Symphonic Orchestra, Concert Orchestra, and Chamber Orchestra: your auditions will occur as a playing test submitted to Schoology by Wednesday May 20. Please read the Information packet for more details.
Symphonic & Chamber Orchestra – Open to freshmen by audition only. If you are an incoming freshman, and plan to audition prepare the below materials, and email Ms. Fortune to schedule a ZOOM or Microsoft Teams audition which must be complete by May 27th.
Symphonic and Wind Ensemble auditions are due by Friday, May 22nd. Jazz Band auditions are due by Friday, June 5th. All incoming Freshman wind players are automatically placed into Concert Band but may audition for a higher band if they would like. All students - Please Read the “Audition Information” link for further details. Submit as a video to Schoology or send as a link to Mr. James.
'Support Music Merit Award' for 2020
Ballard High School has been honored with the Support Music Merit Award from the NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment ot music education. The Support Music Merit Award recognizes individual schools that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students.
Read some GOOD NEWS about our Program from NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants)
Relive the Ballard Music’s Free Winter Concert Featuring Choral-Orchestral Masterwork, Carmina Burana
The Ballard High School music program pulls out all the stops with their Winter Concert Series, spectacular performances by the award-winning BHS Choir, Band, and Orchestra programs. Each evening culminates in a masterwork performance with full symphonic orchestra and choir featuring selections from Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana. RELIVE the concert!
BHS student filmmakers Max Beaulieu Robert Wilbur and Freeman Marshal have completed their documentary - "Banding Together".
Follow BHS 9th-grade band student (Jill Phibin) navigate her first year of band. SO COOL!