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."

How to Have an Incredible European Concert Tour on a Budget (plus get a free trip in it for yourself)

USC Trojan Band in London

You know all the benefits of a European concert tour.  Maybe you went on one while in college, or you’ve heard from your colleagues about their remarkable life-changing experiences.  Or, you used to plan them all the time before switching … Continue reading

Discover Europe With These Free Preview Tours For Music Directors – Summer 2016

Today we’re please to announce our full slate of summer Director Preview Tours for 2016!  All choir, band, and orchestra directors interested in taking their ensembles on a concert tour to Europe in 2017 are invited to join us on … Continue reading

San Antonio Mastersingers a hit in Portugal and Spain

MCI’s work on audience throughout [our tour] was again exceptional and a huge plus in comparison to other tour operators.  Standing ovations throughout!  We’re planning for a possible tour in 2018, and MCI will be on the top of our … Continue reading

Tax Deductions for Concert Tours

Have you ever wondered about the possibility of deducting your concert tour expenses from your tax return? Well, it’s true, and now you can! We have noticed a HUGE increase in our clients’ interest in claiming certain concert tour expenses … Continue reading

Announcing the Luther 2017 Choral Festival!

Join internationally-renowned conductor Helmuth Rilling on June 17, 2017, for a choral extravaganza at the magnificent Berliner Dom. Singers from across the globe are invited to join a grand festival chorus to sing the music of Mendelssohn, including Wir glauben … Continue reading

Los Angeles Youth Orchestra Tours Europe

Los Angeles Youth Orchestra Performance at the Rudolfinum in Prague

We are honored to have worked with the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra (LAYO) on their recent tour to Austria and the Czech Republic. The orchestra, under the direction of renowned conductor, composer, and educator Russell Steinberg, performed for enthusiastic audiences … Continue reading

A Letter from Gary Schwartzhoff: The Historical Importance of FDR’s Four Freedoms

The following is a guest post by Dr. Gary R. Schwartzhoff, Artistic Director and Conductor of the Four Freedoms Choral Festival. The Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) has shaped not just the United States of America, but the world … Continue reading

Delaware Women’s Chorus Tours Ireland

MCI was pleased to work with the Delaware Women’s Chorus on their recent concert tour to Ireland. They were extremely well received oversees and were delighted to hear that their tour and performances went off without a hitch. Thank you … Continue reading