TSO Offer for ESA Alumni Concert

The TSO  like to extend an offer to faculty, students and friends for ESA alumni Barbara Hannigan’s upcoming performance.  As you know, she is an amazing talent! Watch her perform in this short TSO video.

Barbara Hannigan Sings & Conducts 

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, GRAMMY® Award–winner Barbara Hannigan and the TSO present a sumptuous program teeming with romantic

melodies and impassioned themes—featuring  Haydn’s Symphony No. 86, a medley of show tunes by Gershwin, and the concert suite from Berg’s opera Lulu.

Wed, Feb 13 at 8:00pm

Thu, Feb 14 at 8:00pm

BOOK SEATS at 50% off with promo code ESALOVE at TSO.CA

For accessible seating, please call Patron Services at 416.598.337

Ticket limit 4. While quantities last. Not valid in combination with other offers or discounts. Not valid on previously purchased tickets.  No exchanges or refunds. Offer ends on Feb 14.

Enjoy the TSO Together

Bring your group (10+) and receive deeper discounts on single ticket prices. Contact [email protected]  to learn more.

Semi-Formal Dance Tickets Now On Sale!

ESA Student Council is holding their annual Semi-Formal Dance on Thursday, Feb 14 from 7-10 pm at the funky Airship 37 event space in the Distillery District. The evening features live bands, DJ, hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic drinks. Tickets are being sold at lunch in the foyer for $38 (ESA student) or $40 (guest – only one per ESA student) – cash only. Final date of sales is Jan 30th, but last year’s event sold out, so students are advised to get their tickets quickly! 

ESA’s Musical “RAISE YOUR VOICE!” – tickets now on sale!

The ESA Music Theatre Department is proud to present Raise Your Voice!, featuring our Grade 11 and 12 Music Theatre majors and SPLASH. Raise Your Voice! is a revue-style musical featuring songs and scenes from many musicals from Broadway’s last 75 years, including West Side Story, Sound of Music, Hair, Fosse, Footloose, and Sister Act. Performances are February 7,8, and 9 at 7 pm, and February 9 at 1:30 pm, with tickets for 25$/30. Click here for tickets!
The cast list for performances is below:

Festive Celebration Tickets On Sale!

Join us for Festive Celebration – a musical concert that features the Music and Music Theatre Departments.
Festive showcases Concert Band, Concert Strings, Symphony, WoCo, Chamber Choir, Lunch Bunch, JAMME, Jazz Band and the Contemporary Music Ensemble.
The show runs December 4, 5, 6 and the tickets are $17.50 (including $1.50 service charge and $1.00 Theatre Improvement Fund contribution). Click here to buy tickets!

ESA, Matt Dusk and the TSO – Discount Code Available!

The ESA Music Theatre Department returns to Roy Thomson Hall this December for 5 concerts with the world-renowned Toronto Symphony Orchestra and guest artist Matt Dusk for their Holiday Pops  Dec. 11-15. Friends and family can receive a 20% discount when using the code “ESA” when purchasing online or by phone: https://www.tso.ca/concert/tso-holiday-pops

Come out and hear some great music!!

Discount Mirvish Tickets Available!

The Music Theatre Department has a limited number of packages to three award-winning Mirvish shows this season available for purchase through School Cash Online. The three shows are as follows:

School of Rock – Wednesday, November 28th at 8 pm

The Last Ship (starring Sting) – Wednesday, February 27th at 8 pm

Dear Evan Hansen – Wednesday, May 22nd at 8 pm.

The total cost per package is $210 per person – a saving of almost 25%!

These packages will be available Wednesday November 14th through School Cash Online. Buy yours before they are gone!

Because I Am A Girl – tickets on sale!

Tickets are now on sale for Because I Am A Girl – ESA’s annual fundraising and awareness-raising concert of performances by students in support of Plan International Canada’s program to ensure basic human rights to all females. This amazing show of student performances wil be held on Thursday October 25th at 7:00. Tickets are just $10 with all proceeds going to Plan Canada – purchase yours by clicking here. Sharing our talent and sharing the message – come out and support worthy students and a worthy cause!

Mirvish Packages On Sale Today!

All students of the Music Theatre department are able to purchase discounted tickets to School of Rock, The Last Ship and Dear Evan Hansen starting today through School Cash Online. See below for details

Dear Music Theatre students and parents,

Once again, the Music Theatre Department is happy to offer a discounted package of tickets to the hottest shows of the Mirvish season. This year we are excited to see the following productions:

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock– Wednesday November 28that 7:30 pm

Ed Mirvish Theatre (244 Victoria Street)

The Last Ship, starring Sting – Wednesday February 27that 8:00 pm

Princess of Wales Theatre (300 King Street West)

Tony-award winning Dear Evan Hansen– Wednesday, May 22ndat 8:00 pm

Royal Alexandra Theatre (260 King Street West)

This package of tickets are located in either the mezzanine or balcony and discounted by more than 20% with no service fees – a great deal! The cost for the package is $210.00. Students are eligible to buy up to two packages and we have a limit of 60 to sell.

You will receive the opportunity to purchase these through School Cash Online starting Wednesday, October 10th. Tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis. Please remember that this is NOT a field trip. Students are responsible for traveling to and from the theatres, and there is no supervision during the performances. It is simply an opportunity for our students to attend some great theatre with their classmates and perhaps a friend or family member.


Volunteer Opportunity for Students!

Volunteer hours opportunity!  Bellapalooza is looking for high school volunteers on Saturday, May 26th from 11am to 3pm to help with face-painting.  Bellapalooza is the annual fun fair fundraiser at James S. Bell Sports & Wellness Academy (90 Thirty-First Street).

Interested students are asked to email [email protected]with the subject line “Bellapalooza – High School Volunteer – Face-Painting”, and indicating the times they’re available.


Opus 2018 Tickets On Sale!

Opus features all of our instrumental music groups including: Concert Strings, Concert Band, Contemporary Strings, Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Strad and Jazz Band.  Thursday night we will have special guests Sisteme Toronto performing alongside the Grade 11 Strings.  Thursday night will also feature Ashley Offman winner of this year’s Aria Competition and Friday will feature Jack Liu playing  the first movement of Beethoven’s first piano concerto.

Tickets are $16.50 and available here

Student Council 2018/19 Elections Open House

The 2017-18 Student Council invites all interested students to attend an Open House on Tuesday, April 24 from 11:30-12 in Room 213. You can learn about the various positions that are up for election, including Grade Reps, Major Reps and Executive positions. Please note – for continuity purposes, the roles of President and Vice-President are only open to students who have been on Student Council for at least one year.

Music Theatre Montreal Trip Meeting next week

There will be a mandatory meeting for participants and parents for the Montreal Trip on Wednesday April 18 at 5 pm in the library. We look forward to seeing you there!