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Why Encore

With Encore Tours, performing before a packed concert hall in historic cities can be more than a dream; we not only take you to inspiring venues, we also provide all the behind-the- scenes support you need to make performance magic happen. We guarantee audiences at all performances, and we take care of the details so you can enjoy the trip of a lifetime.

Full Trip Customization

With your musical goals in mind, we'll customize a performance trip just for you; coordinating the perfect balance of rehearsals, performances, meals and sightseeing excursions.

Renowned Concert Venues

Our concert venues are hand-picked for your ensemble. The stage layout is pre-planned, concert assistance is provided and you'll have an audience, guaranteed!

Commitment to Music Ed

Encore is committed to supporting music educators and programs at home. Our Music Ed Resource Center offers a variety of educational materials for music teachers.

Quality Travel Bookings

Centrally-located hotels, restaurants featuring the local cuisine, the best tour managers in the business, access to top sightseeing excursions and more!

Individual Billing

We handle all of the billing and collections for each participant! Passengers are equipped with their own online trip account and directors can monitor tour details.

Fabulous Fundraiser

When you travel overseas with Encore, you'll receive a five-day trip to Paris or London for two to raffle off in your community; the perfect way to raise funds for your tour!

Insurance For All

Passengers are covered by our basic insurance policy including health and trip cancellation insurance. Upgrade options available including added instrument insurance!

Backed By ACIS/AIFS

As a smaller division of ACIS and AIFS, we reap the benefits of additional financial backing and security, specialized insurance policies and more.

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Top Music Education Resources

Download 15 Lesson Plans - Teaching the Core Music Standards Through Travel

When the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards launched the new core music standards in 2014, we thought... why not use music travel to teach these standards? So we created an ebook with 15 lesson plans to do just that! Inside, you'll find lessons on creating, performing, responding and connecting; everything you need to teach the core standards in your classroom.

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Prelude Music Director Networking Event Overseas

Prelude is an annual professional networking and development weekend for musical directors and a companion. Qualify for free when you register your ensemble for an international performance tour with Encore. Held over the Martin Luther King weekend in January, recent destinations include Vienna and Prague. Scope out a new destination for future travel, exchange ideas with fellow directors and attend cultural and musical sites and events. 100% of participants to date, rated Prelude as "Excellent"!

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating Your Ensemble's Press Kit

Whether it is for local concert promotions, touring overseas, or just posting on your website, a well-constructed press kit can be an invaluable tool for raising the profile of your ensemble. If you've never created one before, it might seem like a large project to tackle, but don't worry. Our step-by-step guide walks you through the process with everything you need to know.

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Customize Your Tour

Are you ready to take your ensemble to new places? Get a quote from one of our tour consultants who will help you customize a performance trip to meet your goals.

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