Author - Chris Forsythe

Another picture of the Sidney High School Concert Band performing on stage.

Featured Destination: Walt Disney World with Sidney H.S. Band & Jazz Ensemble

Walt Disney World offers terrific opportunities for music groups of all kinds. Students can perform in Performing Arts OnStage, Disney Youth Programs, the Magic Kingdom Parade, in workshops and more. These magical, educational events can leave a positive, lasting impression in young minds. Recently, the Sidney High School Band & Jazz Ensemble traveled to Walt Disney World for an out-of-this-world visit with Music Travel Consultants. Highlights included two concerts with Disney's Performing Arts OnStage and a super-fun, educational experience [...]
MTC Tour Director Chris Taylor

Meet MTC Tour Director Chris Taylor

Most Music Directors love it when there's a Music Travel Consultants Tour Director at his or her side, 24/7 during the trip, to handle the details and rescue the group from the unpredictable! Luckily, many Music Directors make a great impression on us! Meet MTC Tour Director Chris Taylor. With a welcoming, warm personality and quick wit, client-turned-MTC Tour Director Chris Taylor is ready to tackle the unpredictable and bring you the best trip possible! Chris with his Pendleton staff [...]
Bowl Games for Your Student Performance Group

Bowl Games for Your Student Performance Group

Attending a collegiate Bowl Game is great fun, but performing at a Bowl Game is an achievement reserved only for a select few. Bowl games for your student performance group require careful planning. Some parades and half-time shows require audition tapes, application materials, and confirmations up to 2 years in advance. Let Music Travel Consultants walk you through the choices! Allstate Sugar Bowl Imagine your band performing in New Orleans' Mercedes Benz Super Dome for 75,000 plus fans! In addition to [...]
The Pendleton Heights Choir

Featured Destination: Pendleton Heights Choir Trip to France

In the heart of France, majestic Paris exudes beauty and vitality!  As a center for art, fashion, and culture, its 19th-century cityscape features the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame Cathedral, world-class museums (The Louvre, The Centre Pompidou, Musée d'Orsay  l'Orangerie, Musee Rodin), trendy boutiques and cafes along the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré and more!  Paris is energized by music, including opera, symphonic, musical theater, jazz, shake and historical Bal-musette. Venues include the Paris Opera, the Orchestre de Paris, and the Paris Conservatory, the [...]
The Bands of America Experience with Music Travel Consultants and Ronald Reagan High School Band

Bands of America Grand National Championships Experience

A Bands of America travel experience is like no other. Being a part of the Bands of America travel experience is an adrenaline rush – intense and exhilarating! This educational experience can seem overwhelming, especially for first-time competitors. Multiple factors like the method of travel, hotel, supplies, meals, timing, safety, communication, and more must be dealt with and planned for to make a band’s Grand Nationals performance successful. To aid and assist everyone’s planning, Music Travel Consultants and the [...]
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! At the beginning of every year, the world's eyes are 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 [...]
Franklin Central Concert Choir trip to Germany and Austria

Featured Destination: Germany and Austria

This edition features Franklin Central's Concert Choir traveling to Germany and Austria. The group not only had the opportunity to give multiple once-in-a-lifetime performances, but the group was also able to experience these popular stops and events: Neuschwanstein, Dachau, Salt Mine, Trick Fountains at Hellbrunn, Salzburg City Center, Kursalon, and Henrici Restaurant at Esterhazy. Behind the poster advertising its Eisenstadt, Austria concert, the Franklin Central Concert Choir rehearses in Haydn Hall. Arriving in Munich, Franklin Central started off with a stop [...]
The Bismarck High School Choir performing the National Anthem during the New York Mets Game versus the Milwaukee Brewers.

New York City Choir Trip

The City that never sleeps! The Big Apple! It’s like no other city in the world—giant skyscrapers, world-famous attractions, fabulous museums, marvelous restaurants, exclusive shops, don't miss performances at Lincoln Center, and spectacular Broadway shows! A renewed spirit of energy and vitality rings throughout America’s largest city—one of the world’s greatest destinations! You just can't go wrong with a New York City trip. Here’s a look at the Big Apple, following in the footsteps of our friends from the [...]
BOA Bands Can Win $500 with Music Travel Consultants

Bands Competing in the 2016 Bands of America Championships can win $500 with Music Travel Consultants!

BOA Bands Can Win $500 with Music Travel Consultants! Music Travel Consultants, the Official Travel Partner of Bands of America, is honoring your hard work with a Contest! Bands Competing at the 2016 BOA Events can win $500.00 for their school’s music program! All you have to do is ‘LIKE’ MTC’s Facebook page, and then answer the question “Who is the Travel Planner for the Finest Bands, Choirs and Orchestras in the World?” in the contest's post. Be sure to add your [...]
Bands of America with Music Travel Consultants

Travel to Bands of America with Music Travel Consultants

You vs. the nation Travel to Bands of America with Music Travel Consultants. Contact MTC today for Music for All's BOA Grand Nationals Rehearsal Space, Home Room, Saturday Pre-Finals Dinner and Additional Group Meals. Each service may be ordered individually. All reservations are first-come, first-served. [...]