Featured Destinations

Music Travel Consultants is focused on creating custom trips that provide student travel experiences in destinations within the United States and world-wide. Music Travel Consultants’ featured Destinations include many popular U.S. cities and international cities. Some of our most popular featured destinations include New York City, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Walt Disney World, Florence, Philadelphia, Ohio, Indianapolis, Bands of America Grand Nationals, Tournament of Roses Parade, Hawaii, and Texas.

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: Featured Destinations is updated monthly. Please check back for more Music Travel Consultants: Featured Destinations.

Trip to BOA Grand Nationals Brings Vandegrift Championship

It’s no secret that planning a marching band show takes months of meetings, research and constant reworking of ideas. Putting together a design team to create the product and getting that product on the field is another enormous undertaking. Making the programming come to life with 300 plus students and a small army of parents and supporters raises the stakes to the highest in the pageantry arts. The team at Vandegrift High School in Texas found a way to...

State Fair Band Day Students Miss More Than Funnel Cakes and Shake-Ups

The Indiana State Fair has a long tradition of serving up the most artery-clogging foods, amazing 4-H representatives, seemingly death-defying carnival attractions and above all, some of the finest marching bands in the Hoosierland on Band Day. Last week, the Indiana State Fair Board announced the cancellation of the annual event causing the cancellation of Band Day due to Covid-19 concerns. Since 1947, Band Day has taken place every year. "The impact will certainly be felt for a long time....

Shorter Season Calls for Celebrations During Mini Trips

Please Note: The Contest of Champions has been canceled for 2020. The Contest of Champions should return in 2021. Shortened training periods and potentially limited performance opportunities have band directors far and wide searching for alternatives to larger trips with their marching groups. Many groups look for educational adventures within competitive landscapes with an end-of-season celebration wrapped into one package. Larger, regional drawing contests can serve that very purpose. Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) has been hosting the granddaddy of...

Zionsville Choirs Light Up Nashville Heart of America Stage

The Zionsville High School (IN) choirs loaded charter buses and headed south to Nashville, TN, for the Heart of America Championship. Not only would they find great success competitively, but they also enjoyed many sights and educational adventures on their trip. Enjoy this iconic Nashville choir trip with Zionsville. Under the direction of Deana Broge and Sam Chenoweth, both Royalaires and Choralaires had prepared since summer for local contests and a weekend on a national stage. They typically travel to...

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 2021 calendar is set and...

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...
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...

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....