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

SPOTLIGHT: Neuqua Valley High School Festival Concert Band Tours Spain

Neuqua Valley Band attendance at the St. John Passion BWV 245 Concert performed by the Collegium Vocale Gent at Sala Sinfonica at the Auditorio Nacional de Musica

The Neuqua Valley High School Festival Concert Band recently returned from a wonderfully successful tour of Spain, with performances in Madrid, Valencia, and Barcelona. Chip Staley, director of bands and fine arts chair at Neuqua Valley High School, offered some high praise … Continue reading

SPOTLIGHT: Walton High School Orchestra Tours Czech Republic and Austria

The renowned Walton High School Orchestra of Marietta, Georgia, recently returned from a successful tour of the Czech Republic and Austria, with stops in Prague, Salzburg, Eisenstadt, and Vienna. The orchestra was conducted by director Perry Holbrook and assistant director Sara Grimes. Continue reading

Lemoore High School Choir Tours Washington, D.C.

Lemoore High School Choir

The Lemoore High School Choir of Lemoore, California, recently returned from a tour of Washington, D.C. as part of the National Festival of the States. The ensemble performed several times in the area, including at the Lincoln Memorial, Vinson Hall Retirement Community, and at a clinic led by renowned choral director Dr. Stanley Engebretson. 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

Skyline High School Choir Presents Outstanding Benefit Concert in Ireland

Skyline High School Choir in Ireland

The Skyline High School Choir of Ann Arbor, Michigan, recently returned from a week-long concert tour of Ireland, performing in Kilkenny, Galway, and Dublin. Their final concert at St. Fergal’s Church in Dublin was a benefit concert in support of the Alzheimer Association of County Wicklow, a local organization dedicated to helping those living with the condition Continue reading

Choir Spotlight: Oklahoma State University Concert Chorale

The choral ensembles of Oklahoma State University (OSU) tour frequently with Music Celebrations International, and perform to great acclaim all over the world. Continue reading

Spotlight: Shippensburg University Red Raider Marching Band in Ireland

Shippensburg University Marching Band in Ireland with the Mayor of Kilkenny

The Shippensburg University Red Raider Marching Band of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania recently returned from a tour of Ireland. Director Trever Famulare had the following to say about their trip on behalf of the entire ensemble. Continue reading

Spotlight: Chicago Master Singers at the Mozart Choral Festival and Beyond

Chicago Master Singers Performance at the Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Ljubljana

This past summer, the Chicago Master Singers completed their tenth European concert tour under the auspices of Music Celebrations International. Continue reading