Put the power of friendship to work for you, with our established contacts in Europe, Africa, Latin America, South Pacific and Asia, to make your travel experience a memorable success. Let our experience and knowledge create a unique custom program for your music to go everywhere!
If you're a director of a band, marching band, jazz band, wind ensemble, string ensemble, orchestra, choral or chorus group we have ideas for festivals, concerts and competitions internationally in Ireland, England, Wales, France, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Italy, Hungary, Portugal, Spain, China, Taiwan, Japan and Costa Rica.
We also have experience helping bands march down Colorado Boulevard in our hometown of Pasadena, California, for the Rose Parade, perform at festivals in Florida, New England or the Midwest Clinic in Chicago.
Wherever you want to travel and perform we can help you take your music group nationally or internationally. Let our experience and knowledge create a unique custom program for your music to go everywhere!
Travel Gallery and our partners at Panda North America invite you to experience the rich cultural heritage of the People's Republic of China. We have been organizing cultural exchange programs between China and other countries since 1979, including sister-city affiliations, student exchanges, art and cultural festivals and custom performance programs.
2016 - 9th World Choir Games will be held in Sochi!
The competition offers more than 20 categories to amateur choirs of any genre or line-up. There will be The Champions Competition for internationally experienced choirs, as well as The Open Competition for all choirs in the spirit of the Olympic ideal: “participation is the highest honor.”
There are various performing and evaluation possibilities with internationally-renowned choral music experts including Friendship Concerts, which are joint concerts with choirs from all over the world and the Gala Concerts for top international choirs.
Italy offers a variety of festivals for Orchestras, Bands, Choral & Dance Groups. Travel Gallery works with pre-qualified performance-tour specialists in Italy to help ensure a wonderful experience for your group. Here are a few festivals for your consideration:
June 20 - August 30, 2015
June 18 - August 28, 2016
Orchestra, string or brass bands and jazz bands
Performances take place in the most charming and breathtaking venues in Rome including The Basilica of St. Peter in Chains, Santo Spirito in Sassia church and Villa Celimontana. The concerts of the festival are part of the official culture and music program of the city of Rome and the Lazio region.
Big New Adventure: Start your trip in Dublin at the St. Patrick's Day Parade and then include a trip to Ireland's West Coast and participate in the Limerick International Band Parade and Competition! March 14-21, 2016 - see event descriptions below.
July 7-12, 2017
July 6-11, 2018
July 5-10, 2019
Summa Cum Laude / International Youth Music Festival Vienna: The SCL Festival Vienna is Austria’s premier global youth music festival for choirs, bands and orchestras. Taking place every July in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein, it offers an international environment where a thousand young musicians enjoy intercultural exchanges and build bridges that span continents.
photo: ©Nick Mangafas/Via Musica 2008
In addition to the competition participants can enjoy interactive workshops and educational lectures at the University of Music in Vienna, non-competitive alternative concerts with local audiences, and pre-and post-concert tours in Europe.