Series celebrating the best of arts and culture in Northern Ireland.

The Arts Show - Netflix

Type: Variety

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2012-09-27

The Arts Show - Etobicoke School of the Arts - Netflix

The Etobicoke School of the Arts (ESA) is a specialized public arts-academic high school located in the Etobicoke area of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Royal York Collegiate Institute facility. Founded on September 8, 1981, the Etobicoke School of the Arts has the distinction of being the oldest, free standing, arts-focused high school in Canada.

The Arts Show - Music - Netflix

The Music Department is divided into two streams: Strings and Band. The head of Strings is Mrs. Betteger while the head of Band is Mr. Freeman. In addition to the student's choice of study, all Grade 9 and 10 students must take Theory, or Rudiments. Grade 12 students have the option of taking Orchestration, and grade 11 and 12 students have the option of taking Repertoire instead of Theory. In Grade 9 and 10, students begin to perfect their skills, both as individual performers and ensemble players in groups. Technique work is focused on, as well as overall ability. In theory, the focus is on basic theory work (taken from the RCM Elementary and Grade 1 Rudiments both as individual performers, and ensemble players in groups. Technique work is focused on, as well as overall ability. In theory, the focus is on basic theory work (taken from the RCM Elementary and Grade 1 Rudiments Curriculum), as well as the History of Music. Through help from their theory and instrumental teacher, students focus on personal improvement, both in their practical classes and in theory work. In Grades 11 and 12, students move towards perfecting a personal playing style, as well as focusing on their technique. In theory, Grade 11 completes the History of Music, and broadens theory skills to proficiency in fields such as composition, harmonization, and listening skills. Grade 12 students take the Orchestration course, which focuses on abilities pertaining to writing, transposing and organizing music, as well as a History component. The culmination of a music student's career at ESA is their Grade 12 recital. Alone, or in groups of 2-3 members, students are responsible for mounting a full musical recital, including rehearsals, staging, lighting, and publicity.

The Arts Show - References - Netflix