Chaparral Middle School at the Inaugural Sousa Band Festival

We are happy to have worked with the Chaparral Middle School Wind Ensemble, one of four talented bands featured in the inaugural John Philip Sousa Band Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

Col. Arnald D. Gabriel Recognized for a Lifetime of Service

How many ways can one appreciate a man who so completely embodies the spirit, drive, and passion of America’s Greatest Generation as Col. Arnald D. Gabriel?  Answer: Not enough. Col. Gabriel served as a combat machine gunner with the United … Continue reading

Memorial Day Choral Festival 2015 – Sunday, May 24th!

MCI is proud to present the 2015 Memorial Day Choral Festival happening this Sunday, May 24th, at 3:00PM at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall in Washington, D.C. Ten choirs from across the United States … Continue reading

Announcing the Windy City Choral Festival: April 14-16, 2016

Music Celebrations International is pleased to present the ninth-annual Windy City Choral Festival, April 14-16, 2016, in Chicago, Illinois. Mixed (SATB) choirs will join together to sing in one of the world’s great concert halls – Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center, home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Continue reading

The Sound of Music 50th Anniversary Festival Tickets

The Hills are Alive! We are pleased to announce that tickets for our upcoming festival celebrating 50 years of The Sound of Music are now on sale! The choral extravaganza will take place at the world-renowned Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria on June 26, 2015. Continue reading

Announcing the 2nd annual Sousa Band Festival at the Kennedy Center

Sousa Band Festival - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Music Celebrations International is pleased to present the Sousa Band Festival, an exclusive event that will take place on Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3, 2016, at the Concert Hall of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Four select concert bands will be featured in performance at this historic concert venue. Continue reading

How will YOU #BringChange this World Malaria Day?

Wesley Festival

On Saturday, people across the globe will join together to honor World Malaria Day. The goal is to raise awareness about a disease that puts half the world’s population at risk and kills half a million children each year. Monumental efforts are underway to eradicate malaria, and in the last 15 years an estimated 4.2 million live were saved due to increased interventions.

However, there is still work to be done. YOU can be part of the solution. Continue reading

SPOTLIGHT: “The Pride of Torrington” at National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

Torrington High School Marching Band

The Torrington High School Marching Band, also known as “The Pride of Torrington” from Connecticut, recently returned from Washington, D.C., where they marched in the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. Continue reading

Announcing the 7th Annual Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival

The 7th annual Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival will take place on Saturday, March 12, 2016, and will feature four outstanding wind ensembles conducting standalone performances of Percy Grainger literature in an afternoon matinee performance in Chicago’s Historic Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center. Continue reading

Announcing the Four Freedoms Choral Festival: April 22-24, 2016

Four Freedoms Choral Festival

The Four Freedoms Choral Festival was conceived to salute the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and will take place during the 75th anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor – a monumental event in Roosevelt’s presidency, and in American history. The festival will feature a combined force of mixed voices singing en masse with a professional orchestra in Merchant Hall at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas, Virginia. Continue reading