Festivals are unique opportunities for ensembles to collaborate with and share in their passion for music with other groups and prestigious guest conductors worldwide. Encore will manage your logistics including extending your stay so you can take full advantage of every festival opportunity. Encore is currently featuring the following four festivals for the upcoming travel years.
Take part in this extraordinary Music Festival in the heart of Normandy. Steeped in history, the area offers many unique venues for concerts and master classes. Benefit from the expertise of renowned professionals and connect with fellow performers. Enjoy the beautiful countryside and dramatic seaside cliffs of Normandy as you set out to discover the Loire Valley and unforgettable sights of Paris. Click here to learn more.
The Imperial City of Music beckons you with its musically-rich history, stunning baroque architecture and bustling cosmopolitan squares. Visit the home of some of the world's greatest musical talents including Mozart, Beethoven and Haydn during the 2017 Sing Mit Festivals, 3-day festival choir events at St. Stephen's Cathedral in the heart of Vienna. To learn more, visit: Sing Mit Festival Opportunity for Choirs.
Rhythms International Festivals offer musical groups in the USA and Canada a unique adjudicated festival experience. Each festival is a non-competitive, educational event where ensembles perform in local venues for three expert adjudicators. Every group receives a full hour on stage which includes time for their performance and a Masterclass with a clinician. View our sample 4 day itinerary!
It's never too early to plan a marching band trip for 2017. Travel with your marching band to the 2017 St. Patrick's Day Parade for an experience of a lifetime. Perform in the prestigious Limerick International Band Festival and explore the heart of Dublin and Belfast. Other marching and static performance opportunities are also available. To learn more, visit: Dublin's St. Patrick's Day Parade.
With thousands of music festivals across the globe year-round, you are sure to find something suitable for any traveling group! Below is a listing of Encore-recommended festivals. If you don't see the one you want on the list, please contact us!
Bavarian Christmas Markets (All around the Germanics region of Europe from November-December)