Side-by-Side with Ballard High School Orchestra

Join the Seattle Symphony and Ballard High School Orchestra for an all-Scandinavian program.

Ballard High School Gymnasium
1418 NW 65th St, Seattle, WA 98117

RSVP encouraged, but not required.

Community Concerts

Dates and Tickets

  • 1 Mar (Fri) 2019 7:30PM


Ballard High School Gymnasium


Pablo Rus Broseta


Pablo Rus Broseta is Associate Conductor of the Seattle Symphony and Music Director of the Jove Orquestra de la Generalitat Valenciana. He is rapidly building a wide-ranging repertoire from Handel to John Adams, with a focus on the great symphonic repertoire.

Elizabeth Fortune


Elizabeth Fortune is the Director of Orchestras at Seattle’s Ballard High School. From 2002-2018, she was the Director of Orchestras and Eclectic Strings at Seattle’s Washington Middle School. In addition to teaching in Seattle Public Schools, she is director of the award nominated educational programming at the Wintergrass Music Festival.

Ballard High School Orchestra

The Ballard High School Orchestra Program, directed by Elizabeth Fortune, is growing and thriving. Over a period of six years, it has grown from one class to a program including over eighty-eight string students in two curricular orchestras and an extra-curricular Fiddle Ensemble. A few highlights include the Chamber Orchestra’s performances at the 2016 ASTA National Orchestra Festival and at Lincoln Center in 2018, as first runner up at the National Orchestra Cup.

Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.





Dag Wirén

Serenade for Strings, Op. 11

Edvard Grieg

Lyric Pieces, Op. 68, Nos. 4 and 5

Edvard Grieg

Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46


The Seattle Symphony’s Family, School & Community programs are supported by 4Culture, Aetna Casualty & Surety, Alaska Airlines, Citi Community Capital, the Educational Legacy Fund, Hot Chocolate Fund, Moe and Susan Krabbe, the League of American Orchestras, Richard and Francine Loeb, Kjristine Lund, the Merriman Family, Music4Life, Music Works Northwest, the National Endowment for the Arts, Peach Foundation, the Peg and Rick Young Foundation, Seattle Pacific University, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Symphony Volunteers, the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation, Christine and Michel Suignard, Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation, Ten Grands Seattle, Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund, the U.S. Bank Foundation, UW Autism Center, Weill Music Institute, Wells Fargo Foundation, the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation, the Wyman Youth Trust, and individual contributions to the Seattle Symphony Annual Fund.