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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...

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...

Meet Music Travel Consultants Tour Director Keiron Miles

He is someone who breathes music, is a creative thinker, and has the drive to go beyond the call of duty. Successful and talented in many areas, he is ready when problems arise on a trip. This Tour Director is detailed, caring, and really knows how to gauge your group, keep people smiling and keep your trip going. Music Travel Consultants is humbled and honored to have such a dedicated Tour Director as part of its team. Meet Music...

College of the Ozarks Chapel Choir on a Choir Trip to Alaska

An Alaska Choir Trip:  Stunning mountains, crisp, clean air, captivating northern lights, blue glaciers, and crystal clear lakes are calling your name. It's time to answer the call. The College of the Ozarks Chapel Choir certainly did, singing all the way!  Follow this talented group on its performance tour of the 49th State! Twice the size of Texas and covering a landmass equal to the combined area of the 22 smallest U.S. states, Alaska has much to explore and experience....

Featured Destination: A Nashville Choir Trip with Napa High School

Nashville, TN is known as the hometown of country music, and it boasts a vibrant and diverse music scene that includes Hip-Hop, Jazz, Classical, Country and more. Nashville is a comfortable city to explore: it has deep roots in music, numerous performance opportunities and iconic musical sightseeing stops. So, take a spin through Nashville with the Napa High School Choir (CA) and get a sneak peek into what your group could experience on your Nashville choir trip! Excitement was in...
San Francisco, CA with the Eastlake High School Band

Featured Destination: San Francisco, CA with the Eastlake High School Band

Featuring perfect postcard views of “The City by the Bay” everywhere you turn, San Francisco welcomes you with international and diverse cultures, Chinatown, the soaring sounds of the San Francisco Symphony, clanging cable cars, Alcatraz Island and much more! Join us for a San Francisco band trip as we follow Eastlake H.S. Band from Sammamish, Washington, as it explores this magnificent city with Music Travel Consultants. Eastlake H.S. Band at the Palace of Fine Arts, built for the 1915...
Tips with Flying Incident-Free with Your Performance Group.

Tips for Flying Incident-Free with Your Performance Group

You’ve been looking forward to your ensemble’s upcoming trip for months, but as the day approaches your anxiety levels are rising, as you think about successfully and safely moving 150+ kids through the airport. From packing, to checking-in the group, to navigating security, even to boarding and deplaning, we’ve got you covered with savvy tips to get you from point A, to point B, smoothly. Plus remember, when traveling with MTC you will always have one (or more) Tour...
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...