Company News

Read Company News on Music Travel Consultants. Music Travel Consultants is a Tour Operator, a travel company that puts together customized trips for its clients. Since 1987, led by accomplished scholastic music directors and musicians, Music Travel Consultants has become first choice for student music group tours by listening to customers, providing industry-leading on-line services and by having professional Tour Directors conduct most trips. Focused on creating custom trips that provide relevant, memorable and rewarding student travel experiences, Indianapolis-based Music Travel partners with customers to successfully do just that, in destinations within the United States and world-wide. Over 165 years combined travel expertise earned in over 68 countries means Music Travel Consultants will anticipate your needs and fulfill your group’s wishes, without surprises or hidden costs.

Music Travel Consultants presents Company News about featured destinations, travelers safety, music education, and some staff highlights.

MTC Adds Health and Safety Team for BOA Grand Nationals

In an effort to support the Music For All mission statement of providing positively life changing experiences, Music Travel Consultants presents our Health and Safety Team. MTC is very fortunate to have Dr. Vivien Tucker, M.D., and Terry Valentine of Valentine Consulting onsite in Indianapolis during the entire BOA event. Their purpose is to assist and advise parents, chaperones, directors and school administrators regarding any possible COVID-19 medical situations. Dr. Vivien Tucker Dr. Tucker was instrumental in creating the COVID-Free...
Educational Destinations

MTC Sister Company Perfect for Educational Destinations

Music directors across the country have enjoyed the level of commitment, service and value they and their groups have received on a trip with Music Travel Consultants. Utilizing the resources and vast amount of travel knowledge at our fingertips, it was a natural decision to offer those great services in all forms of educational student travel. Enter our division called Educational Destinations. Have you heard of Educational Destinations? Just as MTC is the leader for student music performance travel, Educational...
MTC Appreciation Reception

Return of The Midwest Clinic and a Celebration of the Return to Travel

MTC is excited to be back at The Midwest Clinic and to celebrate with you the return of travel. Please join us for a reception on Wednesday afternoon at the Hyatt Regency in McCormick’s Place. You can pick up an admission ticket at the booth on the day of the event or email MidwestCelebration@musictravel.com and we’ll send you all the specifics. Also, schedule an “Oh, The Places We’ll Go,” consultation with your dedicated Travel Designer during the convention. They’ll...

Introducing the MTC Trip Journalist

Music Travel Consultants, the leader in student music group travel, is pleased to announce the MTC Student Trip Journalist program. MTC has long supported the success of student musicians. We also fully support all forms of art expression, writing and other academic endeavors by those in performing groups realizing that many additional hidden talents exist in these young leaders. The Trip Journalist should have an interest in journalism, possibly as a future career and is chosen by the group director. The...

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...

MTC Marching for Youth Challenge

You are officially invited to participate in the Fall MTC Marching for Youth Challenge! Marching for Youth Who: MTC staff, tour directors, volunteers, friends, family, & anyone who loves band and travel! What: A step challenge to benefit the SYTA Youth Foundation Where: Wherever you are! When: Monday, September 30th – Sunday, November 10th How Much: $30 per participant Details: Here’s how the challenge will work: The Challenge runs throughout the Fall Marching Band Season. Once all participants have reported their steps, half of the total amount...
Music Travel Consultants Welcomes Greg Moore as Senior Travel Designer.

Music Travel Consultants Welcomes Greg Moore as Senior Travel Designer

The Prodigal Son Returns…to Music Travel Consultants (MTC)! After fifteen years working for several student travel companies throughout the country, the prodigal son, Greg Moore, has returned to the company that was instrumental in forming his career in student performance group travel.  A 33-year veteran of the student and youth travel industry, he has worked alongside some of the best and brightest travel minds in North America. His return to Music Travel Consultants brings his career full circle! The Moore Family, avid...
Music Travel Consultants is the Official Travel Partner of WGI.

Music Travel Consultants & WGI Sport of the Arts Ink Partnership

When WGI Sport of the Arts and Music Travel Consultants – where “Travel is an Art” – get together, great things are bound to happen! WGI Director of Operations & Sponsor Relations, Bart Woodley, and Music Travel Consultants cemented a partnership in late June. Music Travel Consultants is super-excited to help further WGI’s mission “to provide a venue for young people to achieve the extraordinary through performance and competition.” Music Travel Consultants' client, Red Wave Indoor from Fresno, California, giving...
Introducing the Music Travel App

Music Travel Consultants Introduces the Music Travel App

Music Travel Consultants, travel planners for the finest bands, choirs, and orchestras in the world, is pleased to introduce the “Music Travel” app, free to all of a group’s travelers. Music directors, staff, chaperones, and students may use this secure, information-packed, versatile app before and during their Music Travel trip. After registering online, the app allows parents to manage travelers in one account, view payment installment dates, make payments and review itineraries. It updates real-time trip schedules, so everyone knows...
Performance Travel with Special Needs

Performance Travel with Special Needs or Dietary Restrictions

If you, or a loved one, have a special need or dietary restriction and will be traveling with a marching band, choir, or orchestra, Music Travel Consultants has you covered. When a group is focused on its performance, it is easy to overlook issues with accessibility, facilities, and other factors to consider to ensure all members of the group are able to participate and enjoy the trip to the fullest extent. Performance travel with special needs members requires extra...