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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...
Trip Funding Treasure Map

Trip Funding Treasure Map

Trip Funding Treasure Map for Financial Support Finding a Trip Funding Treasure Map in a bottle that leads you to the funds needed for your music program would be a dream, right?  Our "low tech" treasure map, below, is not in a bottle, but it will lead you to trip funding treasures to support your upcoming trip and your students. Check out the links below, then apply for the treasures! Target Field Trip Grants https://corporate.target.com/corporate-responsibility/community/philanthropy/field-trip-grants Since 2007 Target stores have been awarding field...
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...
The Avon High School Orchestra from Indiana performs for a packed house in Rome at the Oratory of San Francesco Saverio del Caravita.

Featured Destination: Avon Orchestra’s Trip to Italy & Austria

Avon Orchestra's trip to Italy and Austria:  Three once-in-a-lifetime performances in Rome, Florence and Salzburg, plus fun in Siena! Part of the Avon Community School Corporation, in Avon, Indiana, the Avon High School Symphony Orchestra was created in 2007. It has grown rapidly since then, to four full orchestras filled with over 700 students from grades 6 through 12.  Under the guiding baton of its Director, the multi-talented Dean Westman, the Avon Orchestras have consistently earned Gold Medals at Indiana State...
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Student Performance Trips to Universal Orlando

Create lasting memories for your marching band, orchestra, show choir, concert choir, or jazz band with a student performance trip to Universal Orlando!  Perform at CityWalk™ Lagoon Stage*, a Music in the Parks, Music USA Festivals or OrlandoFest competition, or march in front of cheering spectators at Universal Studios' Florida parks. Universal Studios offers many educational hands-on group programs that involve one-of-a-kind opportunities. Choose what is right for your group and enjoy education-focused performances, adjudicated festivals, workshops, and clinics,...
Choosing Music Travel Consultants as Your Student Music Group Travel Provider

Choosing the right student music group travel company

When a student experiences new locations, new cultures and new people, with music being a main focus, the revelations and the eye-opening impact that develop are priceless.  Students remember these sort of educational trips for the rest of their lives.  As an educator, this is the rewarding part of what we do. The classroom is a great place to learn, but travel elevates education and develops individual growth. Choosing the right student music group travel company is key to...
Majoring in Music
Majoring in Music
Majoring in Music

Students Thinking about Majoring in Music?

Do you have a student who loves music so much that they can’t imagine doing anything else with their life? If you’re a music teacher, you can surely relate. If you’re a parent, however, this may worry you. And if so, you’re not alone. Majoring in music is a commitment of passion. It’s extremely hard work on a non-linear path. And it’s definitely the right choice for anyone who can’t imagine doing anything else. Only then will the extraordinary effort needed...
Cheryl Lockett
Cheryl Lockett

Tips from Music Travel Consultants Operations Team

Music Travel Consultants Operations Team's goal is to make successful trips. They constantly work with vendors, suppliers, and contractors to make sure they provide the same quality of management and services as we do to you. One of the key components to a successful trip is making sure you are communicating efficiently with your Music Travel Consultants Operations Team. The Operations Team is in many ways like a conductor: They take all the people, the places, the times, the...
The Florence International Music Festival

Featured Destination: The Florence International Music Festival

It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the birthplace of Muzio Clementi and the fatherland of Rossini, Verdi, Monteverdi, Vivaldi and many other great musicians and composers. To perform in Florence and Tuscany is an unforgettable experience: music, art, and architecture come together and create a magical atmosphere combining the past and present. A performance with The Florence International Music Festival on a Music Travel Consultants trip. The challenge is waiting for you in Florence, Italy. The Florence International...
Flying in the USA – Important Identification Update

Flying in the USA – Important Identification Update

In case you missed it in recent news, Homeland Security (DHS) and Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) now are making sure the traveling public complies with a 2005 law: the REAL ID Act. Simply stated, some state-issued driver’s licenses and photo I.D.’s are no longer sufficient identification for one to use when passing through Security Checks for flying within the USA’s domestic air carriage networks. A direct reaction to the 911 Commission’s report, the REAL ID Act specifies minimum security standards...