Music making at ESOMS is all about community. Students are encouraged to try out many music making opportunities to enrich their learning.
BAND - There are three grade-level concert bands (grade 6, grade 7, grade 8) which students can participate in. These classes occur during the school day during three schedules classes and sectional time for small group learning.
JAZZ BAND - There are 2 grade-level jazz bands practicing and performing together this year.
CHOIR - Choirs rehearse twice per cycle. Students in choir will sing a variety of music, and will expand their music-making skills by learning how to make music as members of a community.
VOCAL JAZZ - Vocal Jazz groups SO Vocal and HAWKapella practice and perform throughout the school year.
FIDDLE - There are a variety of opportunities for students to learn and enjoy fiddle music. Each ESOMS classroom receives one period of fiddle instruction each school day cycle.
INCREDIBOWS - A group of fiddling performers in grades seven and eight, who practice and perform together. Grade six fiddle students at a more advanced level may be invited to join Incredibows in the third term of the school year. This group will meet twice during each school cycle. Contact Mrs. Warner for further information or visit our page.
7OAKS FIDDLERS - An after-school class, open to SOSD students, who have at least a basic proficiency in playing fiddle. Practices are held once a week at ESOMS. Contact Mrs. Warner for further information or visit our page.
TAS GUITAR AND DRAMA - one half day per cycle students can choose the guitar or drama TAS option and participate in a variety of theatre and musical experiences.