See below for details of some past and upcoming trips.
2018-2019 – Parry Sound and Sudbury
In February 2019, all of Eastview’s choral and orchestra ensembles took at three day trip north to participate in the Northern Ontario Music Festival in Sudbury. The ensembles took home two gold and two silver awards. Enroute, a stop was made in Parry Sound to tour and perform in Parry Sound’s magnificent Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts.
2017-2018 – Montreal
In May 2018, the Eastview Orchestra and Concert Choir travelled to Montreal, Quebec. Students were involved in performance workshops with McGill and l’Orchestra Symphonique de Montréal, and the choir performed at the magnificent Basilique de Notre-Dame. The trip also included a visit to the Fine Arts Museum, the Olympic park, a cruise on the St. Lawrence River, and attendance at an evening concert involving professional musicians.
2016-2017 – Disney World
In March 2017, Eastview Music students hopped on a bus that drove straight through the night to Orlando, Florida. In addition to having time to visit the Disney parks, the students participated in “Festival Disney” and took in some of Disney’s workshops aimed at music students.
2015-2016 – Ottawa
In May 2016, Eastview participated in Musicfest Nationals in Ottawa. The five performing ensembles brought home two bronze awards, two silver awards, and one gold award.
2014-2015 – Boston
In April 2015, Eastview travelled to Boston for five days. The orchestra took part in the “Working with a Master” workshop with the Boston Symphony, and the choir participated in a choral clinic at Boston University. Students saw landmarks in Boston including Harvard University, the Berklee College of Music, the Freedom Trail, Quincy Market, and the New England Aquarium. They attended concerts by the Boston Symphony and the Blue Man Group, as well as attended a dinner at the Ryles Jazz Club.