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Glossary of Performing Groups at ESA

Auditions when required (for most of these groups) occur in the second week of September 

Chamber Choir:  Small mixed voice choir

Concert Strings :  String ensemble consisting of all grade 9 and 10 string majors

Concert Winds:  Concert band consisting of grade 11 and 12 students.

DancESAtion:   ESA Dance company

ESA Stageband:  Full stage band performing big band jazz, funk, swing, etc.

ESA Symphony Orchestra

Jamme:  Mixed voice jazz choir

Mainstage:    Yearly Drama Production  (March)

Mosaic:  Jazz combo

Musical:   Yearly Music Theatre Production  (February)Instrumental Music at ESA

Pit Orchestra:  The ensemble used in Music Theatre productions

Sinfonia Strings:  String ensemble consisting of all grade 11 and 12 string majors

Splash:  Music Theatre Ensemble

Strad:  Stradivarius Strings.  A  small string ensemble performing classical music

Symphonic Band:  Concert band consisting of grade 9 and 10 studentsDrama at ESA

TOJO:  Junior stage band known as “The Other Jazz Orchestra”

TSO Ensemble:  Choir performing with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

WoCo:  Women’s Chorus

Women’s Glee Club