Charlottesville, VA – 4/1/2017 – College basketball enthusiasts have been waiting for this weekend to watch the NCAA Final Four, and WorldStrides will have a significant hand in presenting the National Anthem at the Men’s and Women’s Final Four.
WorldStrides has helped produce the National Anthem for the NCAA for the past nine years. Designed to incorporate music and students, past Final Four games have included a large historic choir, mass trumpet ensemble, and even individual star student athletes as a quartet. This year, the pageantry is designed to blow the audience away! You’ll have to tune in for the surprise performance.
WorldStrides OnStage is experienced in producing large shows at sporting events. We partner annually with major college bowl games to produce high-school aged performances during the halftime shows. WorldStrides OnStage event roster includes the Sugar Bowl, Fiesta Bowl Parade, Holiday Bowl, and Orange Bowl. WorldStrides OnStage programs fuel the passion of aspiring artists of all ages, with world-class performance opportunities in band, choir, dance, cheer, and drama. We provide exclusive access to breathtaking productions and professional coaching under some of the country’s most famous national spotlights. Our celebrated directors and high-profile events test performers’ skills and inspire them to new heights of artistry.
“We began as a small company with a dream to take young performers to high-profile events, inspiring both students and music educators along the way, and this passion remains our driving force today,” said Doug Green, Vice President of Bowl Games at WorldStrides OnStage. “We are so proud to give students a lineup of unique events developed to give young performers the opportunity to work with top-notch adjudicators, perform for an audience deserving of their talent, and truly understand the reward of hard work and practice.”
WorldStrides, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., is the largest educational student travel company in the United States. Founded in 1967, it has grown to provide educational programs for more than 400,000 students annually over 100 countries around the world. It was the first company of its kind to achieve academic accreditation from regional bodies around the U.S. The OnStage division supports performing arts travel including festivals, bowl games and parade performances, and custom performing tours all around the world. For more information on WorldStrides, visit www.worldstrides.com.
Beth Campbell, Director of Marketing and Public Relations