See You at the Spring Concert

Featuring Drum Line, Vocal Jazz, Jazz Band, Concert Choir, Wind Ensemble,

and Orchestra!

When: Wednesday, June 15th

Time: The concert begins at 7pm. However, join us at 6 pm for an end-of-the-year celebration. Say goodbye to graduating seniors and hello to incoming freshman families.

Food: As usual, the bake sale table will be amazing and banh mì sandwiches will be on sale.

See you soon. And thanks for a great year of music. 

Swing Out with the Nathan Hale H.S. Jazz Bands

Free Dance Lessons and Live Music at Hale

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Hale Swing Dance with pre-dance instruction is happening this Thursday, May 26, in the Commons, featuring our own Vocal Jazz and Jazz Band.

Instruction begins at 6:15 pm along with

Refreshments available by donation:  delicious banh mi sandwiches, baked treats and beverages. Live music begins at 7 pm

 Don’t miss it!

Hi Ho Jazzoids

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Join the NHHS Jazz Band and Vocal Jazz Ensembles this Sunday, May 22nd at the Royal Room. Listen to terrific music, enjoy fine food and beverage, and donate cash to support more great music in our community!

  • Where: The Royal Room at 5000 Rainier Ave South, Seattle
  • When: Sunday, May 22nd
  • Time: 5–7pm
  • What: Hear great music & support the kids
  • Why: Your donations are used to purchase music, purchase and maintain instruments & equipment, pay for festival fees, and provide scholarships.

We’ll see you on Sunday

The Music Marathon Evening Event

...starts at 6:40 pm, Tuesday, March 15th, in the Hale Commons with a delicious bake sale and performances by soloists, duets, and … math teacher, Mr. Howell and his Croatian singing group “Dave and the Dalmatians!” The bake sale and performances will close out our day of celebrating music at Hale.  Performances will last until 7:40, or as long as it takes for everyone to have a chance to play. While the walking tacos are no longer on the menu, all donors who participated at the “walking taco” level will be welcomed at the bake sale table for baked treats or pizza.  All others can donate and get some baked goods to eat while listening to friends perform.

Questions? Please contact: Camille Settle at settle@comcast.net or (206) 715-4574 or
Kari Hedman (Music Booster President) at  klh.seattle@gmail.com or (206) 985-7515

More Music Marathon

ON TUESDAY, MARCH 15TH, Nathan Hale High School (NHHS) music students will be performing in a 12-hour Music Marathon to help raise money for our music program. Orchestra, choirs, wind ensemble, vocal jazz and jazz band classes, as well as solos, small groups, and combos will all be making music and performing throughout the day.

Donations to the Music Marathon help fund this year’s activities, including equipment, scores and supplies, and financial assistance for trips and lessons. These donations provide critical support for our high quality music program at NHHS. Donors can participate at three different levels and can pay with CASH, CHECKS payable to NHMB, or credit card online at CLICK THIS LINK TO DONATE

The Music Marathon will take place at NHHS, 10750 30th AVE NE, from 8:40 a.m. to 8:40 p.m. The day will come to a close with a special Young Musicians Concert with Walking Tacos dinner (for eligible donors) from 6:40 to 8:40 p.m. in the NHHS Commons

Music Marathon & The Walking Taco

On March 15th, the NHHS Music Department will kick-off its first annual music marathon. That’s right, twelve hours of music, at Hale, featuring students and maybe a few teachers! Stay tuned for details regarding how to sign up, performance times and venues, and more about the walking taco!!

Walking Taco
Walking Taco

Winter Jazz Night

Thursday, February 25, Nathan Hale Performing Arts Center (PAC), 7:30 pm:  Jazz Band, Vocal Jazz, and Jazz Combo with baked treats,  banh mi (delicious Vietnamese sandwiches) and hot drinks available by cash/check donation.  LIVE MUSIC and delicious food with friends and family!  You won’t want to miss this evening of swinging musical excellence under the direction of Dan Rowe and Evan Norberg.  Free.

Jazz Band and Combo Receive Commendation at University of Washington Jazz Festival

The Nathan Hale Jazz Band and Combo performed at the 1st annual University of Washington Jazz Festival on Saturday, Jan. 30th. The performance of both band and combo earned them a spot on the stage for the evening concert. They were awarded Outstanding Jazz Band and Outstanding Combo and were joined by Ballard H.S. which was also selected to perform with the University of Washington Studio Jazz Band. A great day for Nathan Hale music!  See the link below for videos of their performances.