Festivals

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 festivals for the upcoming travel years.

Featured Festivals

Musica Orbis Festival

Prague, Czech Republic

Based in Prague, the city of music and one of the most beautiful destinations in the world, Musica Orbis Choir Festival offers a wonderful musical experience to choirs of all ages. Choose from 16 competition categories or simply take part in the non-competitive festival program featuring unique performance opportunities in historic venues and churches located in the heart of the city.

Musica Orbis Festival

Sing Mit Festival

Vienna or Salzburg, Austria

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 Sing Mit Festivals, 3-day festival choir events at St. Stephen’s Cathedral in the heart of Vienna. Additional date and location offered in Salzburg, Austria!

Sing Mit Festival

St. Patrick's Day Festival

Dublin, Ireland

It’s never too early to plan a marching band trip to Ireland, as this festival fills up quickly! Travel with your marching band to the 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.

St. Patrick's Day Festival

Festival des Trois Chateaux

Loire Valley, France

Perform with Maestro Till Aly, the lauded German conductor, Parisian resident, and founder of the Chœur de Paris, for a memorable performance of the Faure “Requiem” in the enshrined splendor of the Cathedrale de Blois. This performance will be preceded by a Masterclass led by the Maestro. This is a unique opportunity to perform with Le Chœur de Paris and the Chorale du Conservatoire de Blois!

Festival des Trois Chateaux

Cork International Choral Festival

Cork. Ireland

Experience the Cork International Choral Festival, a cornerstone of Ireland’s choral scene since 1954. This prestigious five-day event, leading up to the first Monday in May, unfolds across Cork with City Hall, renowned for its acoustics, as the focal point. As one of Europe’s premier choral festivals, it offers a diverse program reflecting its inclusive spirit and warm hospitality. Choirs from around the globe gather for Gala concerts, Schools Concerts, and the highlight, the Fleischmann International Trophy, where elite amateur choirs compete. This is an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in a vibrant celebration of choral traditions and talent from around the world.

Cork International Choral Festival

Calendar of Festivals

Mozart Week
Salzburg, Austria
Dark Music Days
ReykjavÍk, Iceland
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Dublin, Ireland
NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade
New York City, NY
Limerick International Band Festival
Limerick, Ireland
National Orchestra Cup
New York City, USA
Festivals of Music
Various locations in USA and Canada
Harrogate International Youth Festival of Performing Arts
Harrogate, England
Jazzkaar
Tallinn, Estonia
Cork Choral Festival
Cork, Ireland
Canadian Rocky Mountain Festival
Alberta, Canada
European Brass Music Festival
Birmingham, England
Brussels Jazz Marathon
Brussels, Belgium
Spring International Music Festival
Prague, Czech Republic
Bath International Music Festival
Bath, Great Britain
Essentially Ellington Competition & Festival
New York City, NY, USA
Cork International Choral Festival
Cork, Ireland
Aarhus Festival
Aarhus, Denmark
Musica Orbis International Music Festival
Prague, Czech Republic
Montreal International Jazz Festival
Montreal, Canada
Baires Canta International Choral Festival
Buenos Aires, Argentina
D-Day Memorial Day Parade
Paris and Normandy, France
Festival des Trois Chateaux
Loire Valley, France
Bavaria Brassband Festival
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Sing Mit Festival
Vienna, Austria
Mid Europe International Youth Wind Band Festival and Competition
Schladming, Austria
Montreux Jazz Festival
Montreux, Switzerland
North Sea Jazz Festival
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Umbria Jazz Festival
Perugia, Italy
Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival
Vienna, Austria
Estonia Song Festival (Once every 5 years)
Tallinn, Estonia
Spittal an der Drau International Choir Competition
Spittal an der Drau, Austria
The Provençal Festival of Youth Orchestras
Provence, France
WOWFest
Wells, England
Mid EUROPE – International Wind Music Festivall
Haus im Ennstal, Austria
Edinburgh International Festival
Edinburgh, Scotland
Liverpool WaVeS Music and Marching Band Festival
Liverpool, England
The World Pipe Band Championship
Glasgow, Scotland
Piping Live! Glasgow International Piping Festival
Glasgow, Scotland
Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Edinburgh, Scotland
International Youth Band Festival
Thessaloniki, Greece
Edinburgh city
Musicfest Adriatica
San Marino, San Marino
Cork Jazz Festival
Cork, Ireland
Buenos Aires International Youth Orchestra Festival
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cantate Barcelona International Choral Festival
Barcelona, Spain
Buenos Aires Jazz Festival
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Jazz Club Slany
Slany, Czech Republic

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