Make the world your stage — across the nation, around the world
Fuel your passions with prestigious festivals, halftime shows and parades, and customized performing tours in venues that inspire! From Carnegie Hall to the Sugar Bowl to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, our storied stages offer student performers the rush of a once-in-a-lifetime performance. Our Heritage Festivals, with renowned conductors, directors, and adjudicators, push choirs, bands, and orchestras to reach new heights of musical artistry.
Choose the adjudicated festival, workshop, or performance tour that will inspire your ensemble, or customize an experience for your performers in the U.S. or abroad.
Travel with confidence in 2021 and 2022! Learn more about our extensive health & safety protocols along with our most updated policies here.
Introducing our 2021 Virtual Festival Series
Exclusively for this school year, we’re pleased to announce our first-ever Virtual Festival Series! This limited-edition series of online, adjudicated festivals provides music directors with educational support and a unique, contactless way to continue advancing your group’s talent level. Celebrate your ensemble with a valuable opportunity to let their performance – whether remotely or face-to-face – shine during an unprecedented school year. Learn more about our spring virtual festivals here.
The Teacher’s Lounge Speaker Series for Music Educators
This inspirational virtual series of discussions gives music teachers access to some of the most uplifting and respected thought leaders in music education. With discussions around virtual teaching and engagement, overcoming technology, selecting repertoire, and more – each session provides you with practical guidance and unique ideas for tackling teaching music in the current environment. Learn about future sessions and access session recordings here!
Unmatched travel support
There is magic in travel! Each year we escort 70,000 students to the cities where they perform, learn, and see the world. Our travel experts make it easy, by nailing down details like motorcoaches, accommodations, rental equipment, and more, so you can focus on the music.
It's all about options.
Each year we escort 70,000 students to performance destinations across the country and the globe. We offer you unbeatable choices: over 80 yearly festival dates in over 20 cities, prestigious college bowl options, and virtually unlimited destinations abroad. Whether you are looking for a competitive challenge, a rewarding trip for your ensemble, or a chance to learn from the greats, we've got you covered.
Free credit for the taking
Through our Discovery for Credit program, we're extremely proud to offer our student travelers free high school credit. We even offer high school students three free college preparatory credits on most of our international travel programs. This type of credential offers students a competitive advantage on college applications. Click here to learn more.
When it comes to growing tomorrow's performers, it's all about the access—access to world-famous performing venues and stages—access to larger, more inspiring audiences than ever before—access to the national spotlight itself. We've got it all for you.