Music Travel Consultants: Coronavirus Statement

Everyone at Music Travel Consultants has always believed that traveler safety is without fail the most important aspect of our procedures and process. We are closely monitoring the Coronavirus situation and are working with individuals and groups to make the best decision for the travelers on our tours. The situation surrounding the Coronavirus, officially titled COVID-19, continues to develop rapidly. Although there are no travel advisories or restrictions currently in the United States, we understand that organizations, schools, and municipalities...

Sing. Dance. Sparkle! Music Travel Consultants Purchases Heart of America

You already know Music Travel Consultants loves musical performing groups. They have always been Music Travel Consultants' focus and drive us to be the best in the industry. Recently, Music Travel Consultants was presented with an opportunity to get even more involved with choral music. Just after the clock struck midnight on a brand-new decade, Music Travel Consultants entered into a partnership with Heart of America, a prestigious, competitive choir event organizer founded in 2015. The 2020 season includes: Kansas City, February...
Tim Greenwell

Meet Music Travel Consultants Tour Director Tim Greenwell

Scroll through Facebook for about three minutes and you’ll see first-hand that Tim Greenwell doesn’t stay put for long periods of time. A resident of Carrollton, Texas, and Principal of Liberty Elementary School in Flower Mound, Texas, Tim’s interests include hanging with his dog, Sophie, time with friends and family, fine arts events, live theatre, and musical performances. He also enjoys going to movies, college football, museums, Drum Corps International events, all things marching bands and of course travel. Left: Tim...

Be a Part of London Band Week

With its palaces, parks, museums, bridges, cathedrals, squares, galleries, concert halls, theatres, markets, castles and iconic thoroughfares, London needs no introduction. In addition to its unique history, fabulous culture and vibrant diversity, London has a summer program of events that celebrates the marching arts. Patron of London Band Week, Mr. John Wyndham MBE, himself a Londoner, is passionate about tradition and fondly refers to his city as the, “cultural home of the marching band.” Powered by bands. Hosted by...

A New Orleans Orchestra Trip with the Eureka High School Orchestra

Group travel provides plenty of rewards for students, chaperones and directors alike. The rich heritage of music in New Orleans enticed the Eureka High School Orchestra director. A New Orleans orchestra trip contains numerous educational treasures and made for an iconic destination choice for the Eureka High School Orchestra. Taking a trip every year presents a challenge that Director, Mary White, is glad to accept. "I think sharing our music with different people in different places is an extremely valuable...

Music for All National Festival

Music for All is known for its outstanding competitive marching band events, under its Bands of America division. This includes the BOA Grand National Championships, when 100 or more of the finest bands from around the country take the field to compete at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis every November. But, did you know that since 1992, Music for All has presented the Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis each March? The founders of the National Festival dreamed of...

What does your Tour Director do all day?

One of the very best features of a trip with Music Travel Consultants is that we provide a professional tour director throughout the entire trip, from departure through the return to the school. Why is this so valuable? And what will that tour director do to contribute to the success of the trip? Let's answer the question: "What does your Tour Director do all day?" From left to right: MTC Tour Directors Sylvia Duplantier, Susie Bolla, and Sue Guindon at...

The Unexpected Bonds of Student Music Group Travel

So your school band/choir/orchestra/theater/dance group has decided to take a trip — how exciting! Maybe you are traveling to New York City, for a performance at Carnegie Hall, or your marching band is headed to Walt Disney World to entertain the crowd in a parade down Main Street, USA. Your directors may have added a clinic or workshop with a respected educator or conductor, at a university or backstage with Disney Performing Arts. Those performances and workshops are, and...
Alyson Holley

Meet Music Travel Consultants Tour Director Alyson Holley

Alyson Holley was selected as a Music Travel Consultants Tour Director because of her impeccable attention to detail, passion, knowledge of the industry, and soft skills that make her a great asset to our company and to our valued performance groups. With a warm attitude, creative thinking, and a drive to go beyond the call of duty, Alyson is one of MTC’s rising Tour Directors. Successful and talented in many areas, Alyson is ready to cope with any contingency....
Miami Music Festival Trips

The Miami Music Festival

Performance opportunities are abundant in Miami. But there is one performance opportunity that is second to none: The prestigious Miami Music Festival. Providing affordable, world-class musical instruction and ground-breaking performance experiences to young artists and to the South Florida region is the marvelous Miami Music Festival's mission! Since its 2014 inception, Miami Music Festival has been proud to establish Miami as a premier destination for elite young classical musicians to train and perform. While the next generation of classical artists...