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 programs include 3 choir groups, 3 bands, 2 orchestra, and additional before and after school groups of 2 Jazz Bands, Vocal Jazz, Fiddle Ensemble, Men's Vocal Ensemble, Women's Chamber Choir, Marching Band, Pep Band and a Fiddle Ensemble.The Theatre Program consistently presents best-in-class plays and musicals. The Theatre Department produces 3 plays a year, one being the Spring Musical. The 2017-18 school year included Metamorphoses, Damn Yankees, and Our Town. The group also participated in the 2013 Edinburgh (Scotland) Fringe Festival!