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

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

Summer Spotlight: Rome Choral Festival 2014

Rome International Choral Festival - Z. Randall Stroope

The 6th Annual Festival Corale Internazionale di Roma June 21 – 25 was “the best one ever” according to Dr. Z Randall Stroope, Artistic Director. Dr. Stroope has conducted this festival now for five years. Festival repertoire included works from Leisring, Vierne, Telemann, Hovland, Moore, Barnum, Stroope, Mealor and Gibbs. Federico Vallini, festival organist, and a Choral Festival Chamber Orchestra provided accompaniment. Continue reading

Bosque School Choir Sings at 2014 Rome Choral Festival

Bosque School Choir in Rome

The Bosque School Choir of Albuquerque, New Mexico recently returned from their tour of Italy and performed at the 2014 Rome Choral Festival this past June.

Director Joanna Hart spoke about the ensemble’s experiences and highlights abroad: Continue reading

Summer Spotlight: Liberty High School Chamber Orchestra Tours Italy and Austria

Liberty High School Chamber Orchestra of Liberty, Missouri, recently returned from a spectacular tour of Italy and Austria. Orchestra Director Mary Lou Jones generously shared some of the group’s most memorable experiences of their trip. Continue reading

Sussex County Youth Orchestra Tours Switzerland, Austria, and Italy

“Concerts were all that we have come to expect from MCI. Well promoted, good venues and good turnout of enthusiastic people. By the way, [the concert at the Mozarthaus in] St Gilgen might even be more dazzling than [the concert in the Loggia dei Cavalieri as part of Estate Trevigiana and the American Celebration of Music in Italy in] Mayrhofen. The concerts were the main reason for switching to MCI in the beginning, and you did not disappoint. Hats off to Helmut Wondra and to Dan Schwartz for coordinating…” Continue reading

South Coast Youth Symphony Orchestra Cherishes Memories of Their International Tours

“Thank you for all of the incredible tours and concert arrangements Music Celebrations International has put together over the years for my orchestra. Through MCI the South Coast Youth Symphony Orchestra has participated a debut concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in 2012 and five international tours performing in Czech Republic & Austria in 2005, Italy in 2007, Spain in 2009, England, Ireland & Wales in 2011 and France & Germany in 2013…” Continue reading

Rowan University Concert Choir Tours Italy

“I would be quite remiss if I did not tell you how much that I enjoyed the trip to Italy with the Rowan University Concert Choir. We arrived back in New Jersey nine days ago, and the students are still abuzz with how much they enjoyed the concerts and touring. I know that you took a personal interest in the Rowan University trip, and made several concessions to make it all happen. Thank you for your leadership in MCI, and in this trip in particular. It is very appreciated.” Continue reading