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Amber celebrating Mickey and Minnie’s 90th birthday at Magic Kingdom.

Meet Music Travel Consultants Tour Director Amber Russell

Rest assured, if the unpredictable happens, your Tour Director has the tools available to tackle the unpredictable and get the trip back on track. When it comes to tour directing, Amber Russell is the perfect blend of fun, professionalism, and knowledge. Amber Russell's personality, resourcefulness, attention to detail, fast thinking, and her work ethic make up the package of the ideal Music Travel Consultants Tour Director. Amber taking in the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, CA (left), hanging with...

Achieving Good Vibrations with Josh Ellis

Josh Ellis has been an educator for 15 years. He has taught all grades, K-12, in various Music, Humanities and Language Arts environments. A requested judge and clinician throughout the Midwest, Mr. Ellis is currently band director at Avon Intermediate School East, a feeder to the storied Avon High School band program in Avon, IN. Josh Ellis's students regularly receive "Gold, with Distinction" ratings at Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) contests, and he was 2013 Teacher of the...
Paul Labbe with a couple of the Dayton Flyers men's basketball players (left), and Paul with the JDRF Southwest Ohio bike team which raises funds for T1D (right).

Meet MTC Tour Director Paul Labbe

Meet MTC Tour Director Paul Labbe, committed to making each trip he leads an excellent experience! Music Travel’s professional Tour Directors use their commitment and experience to ensure the music director’s and the group’s trip are successful.  MTC Tour Director Paul Labbe has proven that he has what it takes to make a trip successful. With his warm personality, resourcefulness, and attention to detail, humble Paul won't admit he's one of the best MTC Tour Directors...so we'll just brag on him! "I’ve...

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...
Franklin Central Concert Choir trip to Germany and Austria

Choir Trips with Music Travel Consultants

Choir trips with Music Travel Consultants can be a rewarding and educational experience. Music Travel Consultants offers a plethora of choir trip performance opportunities. No matter if you are performing at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, Disney, Carnegie Hall in New York, or at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC, choir trips with Music Travel Consultants are second to none. It has been proven with years of commitment and the many successful student music choir tours that have changed...
The Franklin Community Blue Regiment Marching Band performing in the Festival of Fantasy Parade at Walt Disney World.

Marching Band Tours with Music Travel Consultants

Marching band tours can be a rewarding and educational experience for students. And marching band tours with Music Travel Consultants are second to none. It has been proven with years of commitment and the many successful student music group tours that have changed lives. At Music Travel Consultants, each program is custom-designed to meet the group's wishes, and, best of all, there are no hidden costs. Since 1987, led by accomplished scholastic music directors and musicians, Music Travel Consultants...