The Ballard High School music program is preparing for three separate nights of music representing each of the programs, Choir, Band and Orchestra.
Choir Concert — Wednesday, Oct. 25 @ 7:30 PM: Featuring Songs of Inspiration including South African freedom songs, community folk songs from Macedonia and Appalachia, and music from the American spiritual, jazz, pop, and contemporary choral repertoire. Vocal Jazz, Advanced Chorale, Concert Choir, Treble Choir, Men’s Ensemble, and Women’s Chamber Choir will perform.
Orchestra Concert — Thursday, Nov. 2 @ 7:30 PM: Highlights include Anton Arensky’s Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky, Holberg Suite by Edvard Grieg. Mozart’s Symphony 25 and Danse Macabre, by Saint-Saëns. The Chamber Orchestra and Symphonic Orchestra will perform.
Band Concert Wednesday — Nov. 8 @ 7:30 PM: Highlights include Gustav Holst’s First Suite in E-flat, and Jazz Band I performing the classics Basie Straight Ahead and A Night in Tunisia. The concert will showcase 175 band students in Symphonic Band, the audition-level Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Bands I and II.
All performances will be at the Earl Kelly Center for Performing Arts at Ballard High School, 1418 NW 65th Street. Concerts begin at 7:30 PM. Admission is free.
If you would like to make a donation to Ballard Performing Arts, you can reserve seats in these crowded concerts. Tickets for reserved seating may be purchased online at https://showtix4u.com; look at upcoming events and search for “Ballard Choir Fall Concert”, etc.