About MCI Journeys

Here at Music Celebrations, we pride ourselves on the musical stimulation our tours and festivals provide. The purpose of Music Celebrations is to provide life-changing experiences that will raise the level of musicianship and dedication to the performing arts around the globe! We enthusiastically endorse Ludwig Van Beethoven’s statement that “Music can change the world.”

2017 Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival Applications Open Today

The Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival is quickly becoming a classic event in Chicago.  Since 2010, the concert finale of this event has featured some of the finest wind ensembles from across North America performing amazing renditions of Grainger’s masterpieces … Continue reading

Now Accepting Choirs for Z. Randall Stroope Choral Event in Chicago, March 16-18, 2017

Windy City Festival Chorus - Z. Randall Stroope

For the fifth year in a row, we will have the honor of hosting Dr. Z. Randall Stroope, one of the country’s leading composers of choral music, for an exclusive choral event in Chicago – the Windy City Choral Festival. … Continue reading

A Musical Celebration of Vatican II’s 50th Anniversary

Festival of Faith Performance

During the week of December 5-10, 2015, four talented, passionate, and dedicated Catholic Choirs from across the United States traveled to Rome to celebrate the 50th anniversary or the Second Vatican Council. This historic event – where 2,500 bishops, 1,000 … Continue reading

The D.C. Boys Choir Lets Their Passion Lead the Way Through Italy

D.C. Boys Choir - 2015 Italy Tour

The D.C. Boys Choir is a rare gem in today’s choral world.  Started in 1993 by the inimitable Eleanor Stewart, the choir came to fruition at a time when crime in the nation’s capital was high and many inner city … Continue reading

Jubilate Mozart Returns!

2015 Mozart Choral Festival

Life is so hard, but I can come to this concert, and see the humanity, and feel the unity, and can go on! We all connect together as people – to praise and to FEEL. I will never forget it! … Continue reading

A Call for Choirs to Sing with Z. Randall Stroope

Rome International Choral Festival Performance at St. Peter's Basilica - Z. Randall Stroope, Conductor

The Festival Corale Internazionale di Roma has become a seasoned classic in Italy’s historic capital. Taking place annually in June, the event features a major choral performance in one of Rome’s most historic basilicas, Basilica di Santa Maria sopra Minerva, … Continue reading

Applications for the 2017 St. Patrick’s Festival Parade in Dublin

St. Patrick's Festival Parade Dublin

Pop quiz: Where would you rather be on St. Patrick’s Day? New York City Chicago Dallas Sitting at home DUBLIN If you’re a marching band director, you probably know there are incredible parades in many of the major cities in … Continue reading