Our music appreciation and music education tours allow both students and adults to learn, discover, and travel the world through music. We understand that no two tours are alike, because no two ensembles are the same. That’s why our dedicated staff is proud to offer fully customizable trips to destinations around the world, always ensuring that the itinerary is ideally suited to your ensemble's unique needs and interests.

For those interested in traveling without their ensemble, we are proud to offer Music Travel Re-Imagined; a new set of premium, fixed-date music appreciation trips for individual travelers. These exclusive tours are limited to 20 participants to ensure safe travel, easy maneuverability, and the opportunity to bond with like-minded companions. You'll go behind-the-scenes with access to musical highlights typically off-limits to the public and many other exciting surprises.

From musical neophytes to the most discerning connoisseur, there's something for everybody on our music appreciation trips.

Church Choirs


Church Choirs

College Choirs


College Choirs

Community Choirs


Community Choirs

High School Choirs


High School Choirs

College/University Marching Bands

College/University Marching Bands

Community Bands


Community Bands

High School Bands


High School Marching Bands

Jazz Bands


Jazz Bands

College/University Orchestras

College/University Orchestras

High School Orchestras

High School Orchestras

Semi-Professional Orchestras

Semi-Professional Orchestras

Youth Orchestras


Youth Orchestras

And More!

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Your Music Appreciation Tour Experience

Incredible Venues and Performances

Enjoy live musical performances in some of the world's most spectacular venues. Whether it's Royal Albert Hall in London, Smetana Hall in Prague, Musikverein in Vienna, or one of many other breathtaking venues, there's nothing quite like experiencing some of the world's preeminent ensembles performing in an unforgettable venue.

Workshops Led by Famed Directors

At Encore, have always been committed to supporting music education at home and abroad. By tapping into our vast global network, we can connect your group with one of many world renowned musical directors or composers for an engaging and informative workshop. These workshops can help build ensemble unity, enhance musicianship, and strengthen friendships.

World-Class Tour Managers

Encore's Tour Managers are well-educated, energetic, and multilingual to ensure you have the best possible experience on your trip. They are responsible for educational road commentary as well as all operational needs and requirements. Their passion for travel and meticulous attention to detail will ensure that all of your excursions go exactly as planned.

Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Access

Take a peek behind the red curtain and find out why Encore means more. Experience once-in-a-lifetime opportunities that are typically off-limits to the public. Sample highlights include access to closed rehearsals, invitations to private receptions, guided backstage tours at iconic locations, and so much more!

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Music Appreciation and Education

Celebrating la musica de Espana

La musica de Espana - 10 Days

3 Madrid - 2 Seville - 3 Granada

Immerse yourself in Spanish music as you experience traditional music, classical music, and everything in between! Visit historic venues, take in a wide array of stunning of architectural styles, and experience the natural beauty of this incredible country.

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Opera and Beyond

Opera and Beyond - 7 Days

3 Milan - 2 Verona

From Milan to Verona, you'll visit the famous La Scala, the Donizetti Museum, witness a string-making artisans workshop, participate in an opera workshop and see an opera at the Arena di Verona (pending schedule)!

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Mozart, Haydn And Dvořák

Mozart, Haydn And Dvořák - 10 days

2 Salzburg - 3 Vienna - 3 Prague

This classic itinerary featuring Salzburg, Vienna and Prague is perfect for any music history fanatic. Walk the footsteps of Mozart, Haydn And Dvořák in three of Europe's most picturesque cities. Explore Mozart's House, tour the Esterházy Palace and more!

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Shakespeare at the Globe

Wagner in Bavaria - 8 Days

2 Nuremberg — 2 Bayreuth — 2 Munich

Walk the footsteps of Wagner on this Bavarian tour to Nuremberg and Bayreuth. Visit the Festspielhaus, designed by Wagner himself, his home Wahnfried House and the graves of him and his wife, Cosima. You'll even visit the Franz-List Museum as well!

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British Icons and Legends

British Icons and Legends - 9 Days

2 Stratford-upon-Avon - Chester - 3 London

From classical composers like Henry Purcell to prolific playwrights like William Shakespeare to celebrated rockers like the Beatles, discover the British legends of art and music as part of this fabulous 9-day music appreciation trip.

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Mozart & The Sound of Music

Mozart and the Sound of Music - 9 Days

2 Salzburg - 3 Prague - 2 Berlin

Experience once-in-a-lifetime musical highlights with this 9-day music appreciation tour through Austria, the Czech Republic and Germany. See Mozart's birthplace, visit the town of Mondsee (featured in the wedding scene in The Sound of Music), and enjoy two spectacular live performances.

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Theatre Appreciation

Broadway Baby

Broadway Baby - 4 Days

3 New York City

Attend NYC's hottest Broadway shows, attend Q&A's and participate in a Broadway in the Classroom Clinic with a Broadway cast member!

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Shakespeare at the Globe

Shakespeare at the Globe - 8 Days

6 London

England invites you to visit Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway's home at Stratford-upon-Avon, participate in a workshop at the Globe and see shows in London's West End.

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Trips for Small Groups and Individuals

Interested in taking your ensemble overseas, but worried that you don't have enough participants? There are several incredible options for small groups and individuals to travel on a life-changing performance tour!

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