Ideas for High School Marching Band Trips

With the world full of fascinating music performance destinations, ideas for high school marching band trips are everywhere but sometimes overwhelming. Choosing the right destination for your students can present quite a challenge. That’s why Music Travel Consultants orchestrated a list of ideas for high school marching band trips that are our most successful and most frequently visited destinations. We hope these recommendations can help you in selecting your ultimate music performance trip:
New York City

Performance Venues
The “Big Apple” moniker […]

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BOA Honor Band Performing in the Tournament of Roses Parade® with Music Travel Consultants

The Bands of America Honor Band’s Tournament of Roses Parade® Performance

Live the Bands of America Honor Band’s Tournament of Roses Parade® Performance with Music Travel Consultants! On January 2, 2017, the world’s eyes were focused on Pasadena, California, home of the prestigious and gorgeous Rose Parade and Rose Bowl football game. For over 100 years, this festival of music and sports has been America’s premiere Celebration of the New Year, broadcast live by multiple media outlets all over the planet. One of the biggest highlights of the 2017 parade […]

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Nancy with two of her favorite Disney characters.

Meet MTC Tour Director Nancy Reichmann

Music Travel’s professional Tour Directors use their commitment and experience to insure the music director’s and the group’s trip are successful.
Rest assured, if the unpredictable happens, your Tour Director is there, ready to tackle the unpredictable and get your trip back on track. When it comes to tour directing, Nancy Reichmann has the personality and drive to make your trip awesome. Her smile, experience, quick thinking, instinct and her constant “going beyond the call of duty” work ethic makes […]

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Remembering Gary Wishmeyer

It is with a sad heart that we inform you of the passing of one of our own, Gary Wishmeyer. Gary has worked for Music Travel Consultants since his retirement as the Hall of Fame Band Director at Ben Davis High School where he inspired, motivated and directed thousands of students.  Gary witnessed the impact of music group travel while traveling with his own bands and was passionate about creating those same life changing experiences for so many other […]

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Celebrating 30 Years of Lasting Memories with Music Travel Consultants

Celebrating 30 Years of Lasting Memories with Music Travel Consultants

Share your Music Travel Consultants Trip Memory
Join us as Music Travel Consultants Celebrates 30 Years! What’s your favorite Music Travel Consultants trip memory? MTC invites you to share it with photo, school and trip year on Facebook and Twitter! Be sure to include a photo, school and year of the trip along with the hashtag: #mtc30years

What We Do
Music Travel Consultants is a Tour Operator, a travel company that puts together customized trips for its clients. Since 1987, led by […]

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Recruiting Students for Music Programs with Music Travel Consultants

Recruiting Students for Music Programs

Recruiting new students is vital to every music program and can have a tremendous impact on its success. And, if you have been a Music Director for a couple of years, you know you have to be prepared to show students and parents the magical wonders of music. Even if your school has a great music program, it is still important to do some marketing and promoting. All of this takes time and a lot of energy, but it’s […]

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Disney on Broadway with Music Travel Consultants

Disney on Broadway

Breathtaking! Amazing! Phenomenal! You hear these adjectives time and time again from friends, family, and others who’ve just seen a Broadway musical production. It is a truly magical experience. And, when traveling to New York City with your band, choir or orchestra, experiencing a Broadway musical is something you just can’t miss. Broadway boasts dozens of venues located in Manhattan’s Theater District along Broadway from 42nd Street to Lincoln Center. The majority of the shows are musicals, and they […]

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Musicians without Borders

Musicians without Borders

Where war has raged, people need everything to return to life: food, water, shelter, clothing, medicine. But more than anything, people need hope.
To reconcile, people need empathy. To heal, people need connection and community. Music creates empathy, builds connection and gives hope. Music crosses ethnic divides and provides neutral space to meet through shared talents and passions. Community music-making is a direct and accessible tool for connecting people and engaging and mobilizing communities. And through the power of […]

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Sue Guindon

Meet MTC Tour Director Sue Guindon

Music Travel’s professional Tour Directors use their commitment and experience to insure the music director’s and the group’s trip are successful.
Rest assured, if the unpredictable happens, your Tour Director it there ready to tackle the unpredictable and get the trip back on track. When it comes to tour directing, Sue Guindon is hard to beat. Her personality, resourcefulness, experience, attention to detail, quick thinking and her constant “going beyond the call of duty” work ethic makes up the total […]

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Band Trips to Disney

A Music Trip to Disney Parks

There’s a reason that music performance and music education opportunities are so abundant at Walt Disney theme parks. Music brings feeling and heart into films and stage plays. Didn’t you melt, just a little, when first you heard “When You Wish Upon a Star” in Pinocchio?
The Pinocchio theme song, released with Disney’s second animated feature film in 1940, has become an iconic theme for the Disney organization.  For decades, Disney has brought evil and good to life by harnessing the power of music to […]

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