The Esquimalt Music Program strives to provide an extensive array of musical options for students attending Esquimalt High School. Whether you are seriously considering a career in music, or simply enjoy performing and want to expand upon your music skills, Esquimalt Music has something for everyone.


Esquimalt High School Concert Choir at South Island Sings Festival 2014

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Esquimalt High School Concert Choir Sings at Lunch in the School Hallway

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Our mission is fulfilled by providing opportunities for the study of jazz music in solo, ensemble/combo, and wind ensemble/big band settings, choral and stringed opportunities. We gratefully acknowledge the support of our partners: the City of Victoria, Municipality of Esquimalt, Hermann’s Jazz Bar, Spiral Cafe, the Victoria Jazz Society, UJAM, Open Space, Larsen Music and Long & McQuade Music.

Courses offered:

  • Concert Band 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Concert Choir 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Jazz Ensemble 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Jazz Studies 9,10,11,12
  • Musical Theatre 9,10,11,12 (click the image below to watch a video of last year’s show)
  • Orchestral Strings 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Rhythm and Blues Band 9,10,11,12
  • Vocal Ensembles 9, 10, 11, 12

Detailed course descriptions can be found in our course guide.

We also invite you to visit our ESQ Music Program Website.