Performing Arts Programs

Travel with your school ensemble on an experience like no other.

WorldStrides Performing Arts works with thousands of choir, band, and orchestra teachers each year to take their students on performance tours in some of the world’s most incredible places. Whether you’re interested in an educational, competitive festival experience or an immersive full-custom tour abroad – we’ll work with you to put together the perfect performing trip for your group.

Spotlight on: Heritage Festivals with WorldStrides

Each spring, more than 60,000 talented young musicians travel to compete and build their skills at one of our adjudicated festivals. Offered in more than 20 cities across North America, these unique festivals give school groups the chance to meet other music ensembles, learn from some of the most talented adjudicators, and explore a new city.

Discover exciting destinations like Anaheim, Orlando, New York, Boston, Chicago, Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto – and so much more! Download the brochure here.

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Spotlight on: International Concert Tours with WorldStrides

Let us bring your dream of travel and performance abroad to life. We’ll take care of every detail, arrange performances in one-of-a-kind venues, and make you the teacher who provides their choir, band, or orchestra students with the experience of a lifetime. Travel with your school group to classic destinations like Italy, Ireland, or Germany—or adventurous destinations like Croatia, Peru, or Costa Rica. Download the brochure here

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Performing Arts Events & Tours

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Anaheim Heritage Festival

The Anaheim festival is our most popular and largest festival, with over 8,000 kids performing and competing each year! Your package includes a day-pass to Disneyland® Resort.

 


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Atlanta Heritage Festival

Revel in southern hospitality at the Atlanta Heritage Festival, a music extravaganza full of incredible performances. Enjoy a day-pass to the Georgia Aquarium and then celebrate at your exclusive Awards Ceremony and dinner.


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Boston Heritage Festival

Boston is a city known for its rich history and so much more, such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Your event includes an exclusive Awards Ceremony and a guided city tour.

 


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Chicago Festival of Gold

Step onstage at the renowned Orchestra Hall and perform to your heart's content! Join us at the Chicago Festival of Gold with internationally known clinicians, a formal festival performance, and an exciting encore concert.


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Chicago Heritage Festival

Chicago is a city that never ceases to amaze, with world-class skyscrapers, museums, and art every which way you look. At the conclusion of our festival, you enjoy dinner and an Awards Ceremony at Medieval Times.


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Festival at Carnegie Hall: Instrumental Spring Festival

Perform at the Instrumental Festival at Carnegie Hall! One of the most well-known and prestigious venues in the world, Carnegie Hall needs little introduction.

 


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Festival at Carnegie Hall: National Band & Orchestra Festival

Work with world-class adjudicators at the National Band & Orchestra Festival at Carnegie Hall for a life-changing performance on this famed stage.


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Festival at Carnegie Hall: National Youth Choir Festival

Sing on America's greatest stage at the National Youth Choir Festival at Carnegie Hall! Experience the rich history and tradition of arts in NYC, plus work with world-class conductors.


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Germany and Austria

International Concert Tours in Germany & Austria bring you face to face with musical greats: Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Brahms, Bach and many more. Enjoy Baroque architecture and the birthplaces of these legends.


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Hollywood Heritage Festival

Give your ensemble the experience of a lifetime at the Hollywood Heritage Festival, where stars are made. Groups will perform and compete, plus enjoy a 2-day park pass and private Awards Ceremony at Universal Studios Hollywood™.


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Honolulu Heritage Festival

Join us at the Honolulu Heritage Festival for a once-in-a-lifetime performance in paradise, plus a tour of the Pearl Harbor USS Arizona Memorial. Your Awards Ceremony and dinner is at the Polynesian Cultural Center.


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Italy

Ancient traditions combine with a modern pride expressed in the art and food that epitomize what we have come to know as La Bella Vita. There is something about Italy that stirs the soul, inspiring many of world’s greatest composers and musicians.


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Nashville Festival of Gold

Perform at the Nashville Festival of Gold in Tennesse's own "Music City"! Join your group onstage at the Laura Turner Concert Hall at Schermerhorn Symphony Center for a once-in-a-lifetime experience in one of the music capitals of America.


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Nashville Heritage Festival

Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime musical experience at the Nashville Heritage Festival! Perform for a panel of acclaimed adjudicators in Music City, then explore the Country Music Hall of Fame (included in your package!).


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New Orleans Heritage Festival

Perform in the Crescent City where jazz is around every corner, the energy is never-ending, and the food is otherworldly. Top off your visit with your exclusive Masquerade Ball Awards Ceremony, Dinner, and Dance – Mardi Gras style!


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New York Heritage Festival

Our New York City Heritage Festival is one of our most sought-after events! Historic Riverside Church is your performance venue, and you'll even enjoy a dinner and dance cruise on the Hudson River.


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Orlando Heritage Festival

The Orlando Heritage Festival includes all the fun of a music festival along with a 2-day Park-to-Park ticket to Universal Orlando Resort™. The Awards Ceremony is on-site with a fantastic show of characters!


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Philadelphia Heritage Festival

Experience the Philadelphia Heritage Festival, an exciting opportunity for choirs, bands, and orchestras from around the world to showcase their music and perform in the City of Brotherly Love.


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San Francisco Heritage Festival

Join us at the San Francisco Heritage Festival for a unique performance in the City by the Bay! From the Golden Gate Bridge to Alcatraz Island, San Francisco is full of culture, history, and iconic attractions.


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Seattle Heritage Festival

This unforgettable city plays host to an exciting festival experience. You'll sail away and enjoy scenery on a cruise to Tillicum Village. Enjoy an authentic dinner served in the great cedar longhouse followed by Native American dances, story-telling, and music!


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Toronto Heritage Festival

Toronto is the vibrant host to hundreds of restaurants, attractions, and live theatre! Attend the Toronto Heritage Festival and enjoy the awards ceremony and dinner at Medieval Times in downtown.

 


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Vancouver Heritage Festival

Known for its hospitality, friendliness and picturesque views, Vancouver is one of the most incredible cities in North America! Enjoy a Capilano Bridge tour or a Super Sky ride to the top of Grouse Mountain.

 


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Washington, D.C. Heritage Festival

Experience the heart of U.S. politics in the national capital. Your package includes a city tour of unforgettable sites, monuments, and memorials. Celebrate in style at your Presidential Ball Awards Ceremony...


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