BHS Fall concert series set for this week

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The talented musicians from Ballard High School are set to entertain the neighborhood during their Fall concert series this week.

The Band Program will take to the stage on Wednesday, October 29, under the direction of Michael James. The program is set to feature selections from the Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band 1, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble.

Featured works will include English Folk Song Suite by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Shenandoah by Frank Ticheli, Jeep’s Blues by Duke Ellington, and Splanky by Neal Hefti. The concert will also begin at 7 p.m.

The Orchestra program is set for Thursday, October 30, and will feature the BHS Chamber Orchestra, Fiddle Ensemble, Whitman Middle School 8th Grade Orchestra, and the Ballard Concert and Symphonic Orchestras.

The repertoire will range from Mozart’s Posthorn String Symphony to Rutter’s Suite for Strings to Doc Watson’s Deep River Blues. The performance will be under the direction of Brittany Newell and is set to start at 7 p.m. in the Earl Kelly Performing Arts Center.

Both concerts are free and open to the public.

Click here to learn more about the BHS Performing Arts program.


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