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Meet Music Travel Consultants Tour Director Dan Cunningham.

Meet Music Travel Consultants Tour Director Dan Cunningham

Traveling with Music Travel Consultants, it's easy to forget all the “behind-the-scenes magic that comes with every Music Travel trip.” One special feature that makes an MTC trip unique is our dedicated Tour Director, right at your group's side from your trip's beginning, until it ends. One of MTC's most fun-loving Tour Directors is the witty Dan Cunningham. With an outgoing personality and his deep background in education, Dan is sure to make your group's trip fun and a success. Dan [...]
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 [...]
Paige with her number one dude (Oliver), Paige in Pisa, and Paige with friend and fellow MTC Tour Director Morgan Burgett at the Happiest Place on Earth in Disneyland, CA.

Meet MTC Tour Director Paige Carter

Meet MTC Tour Director Paige Carter. Paige is one of our most charismatic and accomplished Tour Directors, and from her very first trip, it was clear that Paige had what it takes to give performance groups the care and attention to needs that create wonderful, once-in-a-lifetime trips! MTC Tour Director Paige Carter was born and raised in Arizona and considers herself a “desert-dweller.” She started dancing at the age three and quickly realized she had found a life-long passion for [...]
Marty strutting his stuff on the trumpet Conducting

Meet MTC Tour Director Martin “Marty” Becker

Meet MTC's Marty Becker, a man for all seasons and one of our most accomplished Tour Directors! Wide-ranging travel experience, creative thinking, and a drive to go beyond the call of duty make Marty one of MTC's very best Tour Directors.  Successful and talented in many areas, he is ready to cope with any contingency and a person whose behaviour is always appropriate to every occasion. When problems arise on a trip, he has a knack for thinking outside the box...and the room. Marty's extensive knowledge of destinations [...]
The Franklin Community Blue Regiment Marching Band performing in the Festival of Fantasy Parade at Walt Disney World.

Featured Destination: A Disney Marching Band Trip to Walt Disney World

The Franklin Music Department, hailing from Franklin, Indiana, loves to travel and perform.  After its second trip to New York City with Music Travel Consultants,  which featured the Choir at Carnegie Hall, a clinic with Dr. Rollo Dilworth, and an earlier performance by the Blue Regiment Marching Band on the deck of the U.S.S. Intrepid, the staff called on Music Travel to design a trip south that would feature awesome shows, great meals, spectacular sights and shopping, just like [...]
Marching Band Safety with Music Travel Consultants

Marching Band Travel Safety Tips

It is important that Music Travel Consultants’ clients and travelers know that their safety and security is our uppermost concern as we fulfill our mission to provide them positively life-changing travel experiences around the world. Music Travel Consultants works hard to ensure the safest and smoothest trip possible for each of its traveling groups. Nonetheless, problems and emergencies can occur.  If they do, your trip's MTC Tour Director, who accompanies your group 24/7, can make all the difference. Please [...]
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New Travel Design Experience at Music Travel Consultants!

In celebration of its 30-year anniversary, Music Travel (MTC) has created a brand-new, state-of-the-art travel design experience. Just as a Director assembles a “Design Team” to help create, score and coordinate a marching show for competition, MTC has assembled an industry leading “Travel Design Team” to provide you a powerful, comprehensive and customized travel experience like never before. Our new Design Studio is home to the MTC Travel Designers, who are musicians and teachers, intimately familiar with the intricacies of [...]
Music Travel Consultants Tour Director John Hilmer.

Meet MTC Tour Director John “The Big Smoothie” Hilmer

John Hilmer is not only a committed Music Travel Consultants Tour Director and student music educator, but he has brought much more to Music Travel Consultants. John's former students Andrew Moran and of course, his son, Ben Hilmer are all part of the Music Travel Consultants family. John's relationship with Music Travel Consultants started when John was a Music Director himself. Mark Harting took his band and orchestra to Italy. "We've had John guide us on two major trips (BOA [...]
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Being a Part of Music Travel Consultants

On April 1st of 2014, four Music Travel Consultants employees were faced with a big decision. Mark Harting, Jef Furr, Ryan Morris and Rick Campbell stepped up to the plate and became owners and leaders of Music Travel Consultants. Changes had to be made quickly, in almost every way imaginable. But the most important thing that did not change was that ALL staff, tour directors, and clients remained “on board.”   All are still here, three years later. Why? Because everyone [...]
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 [...]