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Each festival offers choir tours with the highest quality venues & exchanges with foreign choirs. Many festivals also offer a Complimentary Director’s Orientation trip.

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Whatever your dream tour may be, Music Contact International can make it a reality. We craft the ideal tour for your ensemble.

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With a customized concert tour we create an itinerary for your group based on the places where you would like to perform and travel.

Welcome choirs, bands and orchestras

Choir Festivals, Travel, and Tours

Music Contact International provides custom performance tours and is the preferred representative of orchestra, band and choir festivals around the world. We offer the highest standard of service and outstanding performance opportunities for your ensemble.

Music Contact International leads the industry in the breadth of international festivals we offer, in the highest quality of programs, accessibility to amazing venues, and fostering relationships between musical groups from North America and around the globe. Since 1987, thousands of performance ensembles have chosen Music Contact International to plan their concert tours and we believe that the best testament to the quality we provide is the number of loyal clients we are fortunate to have travel with us time and again.


The MCI Advantage

Unique and special offerings for your performance tour

Complimentary Director’s Orientation Trips

Our Complimentary Director’s Orientation Trips take directors to visit their choir’s destinations in advance of traveling with the ensemble. Preview hotels where the group will stay, visit the performance venues, sample the restaurants, and meet directors from around the world. There is not a better way to generate confidence and enthusiasm in your ensemble for their tour. Learn more

Payment Portal & Custom Website

Make credit card payments online. Automated receipts and payment reminders sent to all group members. Make paying for the Performance Tour quickly and easily. Access to the trip details in one place on the custom Travelers Resource Website full of resources from the current itinerary to recommend books, movies, and more. Learn more

Knowledgeable, Caring Travel Professionals

Our experienced and dedicated team cares deeply about every group’s journey and are expertly attuned with the needs of traveling performers. Composed of seasoned and knowledgeable travelers, we share a passion for immersing travelers in the music, art, food, and culture of new destinations. We answer your calls, we call back quickly, we provide the answers. Learn more

Venues and Exchange Concerts

Music is the heart of the performance tour experience so venues and audience matter. Meeting local musicians in the countries visited are what make the experience more than tourism, more than sightseeing – they make it life-changing. We value the trust you put in us to provide you with the performance experience of your dreams. Learn more


Explore Festivals

Music Contact International provides access to a plethora of music festivals.
These festivals feature European music tours, band tours, orchestra tours, and more.

California Coast

August 14-18, 2024   /  August 14-18, 2025

Voices Unite! California Coastal Choral Festival

In association with the Cuesta Concord Chorus, Music Contact International is proud to present this exciting new festival. Created in loving memory of Ann Coppenbarger, a dear friend of the Coastal California choir community and member emeritus of the host chorus, the Cuesta Concord Chorus, the festival is made possible through her generous endowment to the arts. … more

International Vienna Advent Sing

November - December 2024   /  November - December 2025

Vienna Advent Sing

Join Vienna's international choir festival and perform a concert in Vienna’s prestigious City Hall, where Strauss first presented the waltz. Travel to the gilded Abbey of Melk… more


June 7-11, 2024   /  June 5-9, 2025

Limerick Sings Choral Festival

Join choirs from around the globe for a wonderful 4-night music experience. Share your voices around Western Ireland and make new friends!… more

June 13-17, 2024   /  June 12-16, 2025

International Choir Festival in Normandy

Join choirs from around the world to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy and honor the heroic legacies of those who fought during World War I… more

June 19-24, 2024   /  June 19–23, 2025

2024 Fátima Choral Festival – Portugal

We are pleased to present an amazing NEW festival for 2024 - The Fatima Choral Fest in Fatima, Portugal June 20-24, 2024! Choirs will gather together at important pilgrimage sites to perform for one another and share in the truly unique cultural exchange that Portugal has to offer.… more

Tuscany International Choral Festival

June 13-17, 2024   /  June 12-16, 2025

Tuscany International Choral Festival

Each year in June, the International Choral Festival in Tuscany, Italy attracts choirs from all corners of the globe. The festival is set in the picturesque Tuscan spa town of… more

Krakow International Choral Festival

June 13-17, 2024   /  June 12–16, 2025

International Krakow Choir Festival

Choirs from around the world travel to attend the Krakow International Choral Festival to perform adjudicated and non-adjudicated concerts in one of Europe’s most… more

Verona International Choral Competition

April 3-7, 2024   /  March 26-30, 2025

Verona International Choral Festival

Each day of this international choir festival is filled with music and sightseeing. Everyone returns home a winner, with new choral friends from around the world!… more

Dublin International Choral Festival

March 7-11, 2024   /  March 6-10, 2025

Fingal International Festival of Voices

Join us in Ireland for an unforgettable experience at the Fingal International Festival of Voices… more

Discover Puerto Rico Choral Festival

March 15-18, 2024   /  March 21–24, 2025

Discover Puerto Rico Choral Festival

The City of Ponce welcomes your choir to the Discover Puerto Rico Choral Festival. The citizens of Ponce celebrate music in the festival’s main event, where choirs perform… more

Young Prague Festival

March 20-24, 2024   /  March 26–30

Young Prague Festival

Join choirs, bands, and orchestras from around the world at Young Prague, one of the most culturally diverse and enjoyable European festivals for young musicians.… more

FESTIVAL OF PEACE - Rome & Castelli Romani

March 14-18, 2024   /  March 13–17, 2025

Festival of Peace- Rome & Castelli Romani

Sing with local Italian choirs as well as choirs from around the world during four exciting days of choral music and cultural exchange. The Festival of Peace and… more

Paris International Choral Festival

March 14-18, 2024   /  March 13–17, 2025

International Choral Festival Paris

Join choirs from across Europe at the annual Paris International Choral Festival. Spend four days with your choir exploring the highlights of Paris, seeing the Louvre… more

Washington D.C. Cherry Blossom Festival- Choir Concert Festival

March 14-17 | March 21-24 | March 28-31 | April 4-7 | 2024   /  March 20–23 | March 27–30 April 3–7 | April 10–13 | 2025

Washington, D.C. Cherry Blossom Festival

The National Cherry Blossom Choir Festival celebrates friendship on stages situated among the cherry trees with iconic views of the Washington memorials. Travel to D.C.… more

Choir Festival - Italian Alpine Festival

June 12-16, 2024   /  June 11–15, 2025

Alta Pusteria International Choir Festival

The Alta Pusteria International Choir Festival l is open to all types of choirs and offers concerts amidst the enchanting scenery of the Dolomites in South Tyrol, Italy.… more


July 4-7, 2024   /  July 3–6, 2025

International Cantus Music & Culture Festival

Among the highlights of this international choir festival, are the celebration in Salzburg Cathedral and the performance of “Song of Peace,” shared by all festival choirs in… more

See The World

What better way to see the world than taking a choir trip to Europe? Or a band tour to the Caribbean? Music Contact specializes in music travel, and we are dedicated to providing your group with the trip of a lifetime.

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Music Contact organizes choir tours to Europe, Africa, Asia, the United Kingdom, North America, and the Carribean.

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San Francisco

Explore and perform in Northern California and the stunning city of San Francisco!… more

Chicago- Route 66
Route 66

Explore and perform along the Eastern corridor of the famous Route 66 from Chicago to Oklahoma City!… more

Charleston and Savannah

Sing your way through two historic and enchanting cities while experiencing the charm of the south!… more

BALTICS & ST. PETERSBURG - Custom Concert Tour
Baltics & St. Petersburg

Discover the history and natural beauty of the Baltic countries. Through music festivals, young and old alike travel here to celebrate their heritage and culture.… more

BEIJING - Custom Concert Tour

Explore China’s rich culture on a music performance tour to Beijing. Enjoy a concert tour of Beijing and let yourself be immersed in all that China has to offer… more

BEIJING, XI’AN & SHANGHAI - Custom Concert Tour
Beijing, Xi’an & Shanghai

Explore China’s diverse music history on a performance tour of three of its most esteemed cities with your choir, orchestra, or band… more

Concert Tour of Berlin

With seven symphony orchestras, two major concert halls, and a plethora of venues and churches, Berlin is one of the world’s greatest cities for performance music tours… more

Concert Tour of Chicago

Whether performing at Navy Pier or alongside a local Chicago choir, your ensemble will find Chicago a perfect travel destination to share your music… more

Concert Tour of Croatia

Enjoy a music tour of Croatia and explore this stunningly beautiful country with your choir, orchestra, or band. Located on the Adriatic coast between the Mediterranean… more

Concert tour of Ghana

Ghana is abundant in festivals, traditional dance, and music. Travel to Ghana with your choir, band, or orchestra and meet some of the friendliest people on earth… more

Concert Tour of Havana, Cuba

Share music in magnificent venues with goodwill concerts and interactive workshops with Cuban directors, instrumentalists, and choirs. Travel to Cuba and learn about… more

concert tour of Havana, Cienfuegos, and Trinidad
Havana, Cienfuegos & Trinidad

Our friends in Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, and Santiago de Cuba are eager to welcome the choirs, bands and orchestras that travel with us. A performance tour to… more

Concert tour of Hawaii

Your choir, band, or orchestra will be welcomed with the aloha spirit on a music tour of Hawaii. Concert opportunities abound on the island of Oahu, the cultural center… more

Concert Tour of Iceland

Let us help you bring your choir to Iceland to discover this exhilarating corner of the earth first-hand. Spend time exchanging music with a local choir on a concert tour of… more

Ireland & Northern Ireland

Travel to Ireland with your ensemble. Your choir, band, or orchestra will share a venue and a concert program with a host choir from the region. Share your music with… more

Concert tour of London, England
London, England

Fantastic performance opportunities abound for you and your ensemble in London! Enjoy a concert tour of England, and let your choir be immersed in music history and… more

Concert Tour of LONDON and THE COTSWOLDS
London & The Cotswolds

Enjoy a concert tour of London and the Cotswolds, and let your choir, band, or orchestra be immersed in all that the United Kingdom has to offer as you share your music… more

Concert tour of Los Angeles
Los Angeles

Travel to Los Angeles, a hub for music, culture, noted museums and galleries, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Master Chorale, and premier musical institutions… more

Madrid & Barcelona

Bring your ensemble to perform in fabulous Spain! Spain’s vibrant culture, music, and traditions attract an artistic mix of people from around the world. A performance tour of… more

Concert tour of Montréal and Québec City
Montréal & Québec City

Choirs on a concert tour of Montréal and Québec City enjoy the blend of cosmopolitan flair and Old World charm. Travel to these ideal “European” destinations… more

Concert tour of Munich

Performance tours to Munich are perfect for your choir, band, or orchestra, whether you like history, churches, music, nightlife or all of the above. Travel and share music… more

concert tour of Nashville and Memphis

Travel and tread in the footsteps of music legends as you tour the Grand Ole Opry and Graceland. Tenessee performance tours offer your choir, band, or orchestra the chance… more

New Orleans

New Orleans hosts a variety of music festivals throughout the year. Your choir, band, or orchestra can contribute to the creative atmosphere by performing at local… more

concert tour of new york city
New York City

A trip to New York City is a must for every choir or performance ensemble. Brimming with culture, energy, and vivacity, New York City’s stunning performance venues… more

concert tour of orlando

Disney World offers Disney Performing Arts, a program for bands, orchestras, choirs, and dance teams that provides a showcase for your group’s hard work and talent… more

Concert Tour of Paris

Travel to Paris and explore the splendor of the “City of Light.” A music performance tour of Paris includes famous landmarks, world-class museums, and legendary… more

PARIS & NORMANDY - Custom Concert Tour
Paris & Normandy

Begin your concert tour in Normandy and continue to cosmopolitan Paris. This trip of a lifetime for your ensemble allows you to be part of the magic as you perform in… more

Concert tour of prague

A music tour of Prague provides fantastic performance venues for both small and large ensembles that will welcome your choir, band, or orchestra. Find out why Prague… more

Concert tour of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico

Travel to Puerto Rico and experience its delightful, indigenous music, and vast array of instruments that all work together to enhance and influence its rich culture… more

concert tour of germany
Reformation & Music History

Choirs, bands, and orchestras perform in some of Germany’s most beautiful and historic churches such as St. Thomas Church in Leipzig and the Castle Church in Wittenberg… more

concert tour of Rome

Your trip to Rome will whisk your choir, or ensemble, into a world of immense beauty, culture, history and most importantly, music. Italy is a place where one can share… more

Concert tour of ROME & SORRENTO
Rome & Sorrento

A concert tour to Rome and Sorrento, Italy, offers your choir, band, or orchestra the opportunity to travel in the footsteps of Claudio Monteverde and Giuseppe Verdi.… more

Concert tour of SCANDINAVIA

Share your music in Scandinavia and discover the beauty of Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. Choirs travel to Scandinavia for sightseeing and daily excursions to… more

Concer tour of SCOTLAND

See tradition and modernity intertwine in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Tour Urquhart, Dunrobin, and Edinburgh Castles on your performance trip to Scotland!… more

Concert tour of Scotland and Ireland
Scotland & Ireland

Customized choir trips to Scotland & Ireland include travel to magnificent castles amidst breathtaking natural beauty. Both Scotland and Ireland are internationally… more

concert tour of Cordoba, Seville, and Granada
Seville, Cordoba & Granada

Stunning performance opportunities await your choir, band, or orchestra in each destination. Enjoy concerts with local choirs in majestic cathedrals with perfect acoustics… more

Concert tour of South Africa
South Africa

South Africa’s landscapes, majestic wildlife, and vibrant music traditions are legendary. What better way to discover this than on a concert tour with your choir?… more

Concert tour of Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago

Enjoy a concert tour of Trinidad, one of the Caribbean's most dynamic and musically rich cultures. Explore all that the island has to offer as you share your music with local people.… more

Concert tour of Venice, Florence, and Rome
Venice, Florence & Rome

This exciting trip to Italy will whisk you into a world of immense beauty, culture, history and most importantly, music. Choirs, bands, or orchestras travel to Venice for… more

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We invite you and your singers to perform, explore and enjoy the wonders of our beautiful home state - Vermont… more

Concert tour of Vienna

Travel on a performance tour to Vienna and experience a city renowned for its musical traditions. The music of Mozart, Beethoven, and Haydn is alive in this European… more

Concert Tour of VIENNA and SALZBURG
Vienna & Salzburg

A concert tour of Vienna and Salzburg combines two of Europe's beautiful cities most renowned for music history. Stop en route in the picturesque town of Melk… more

concert tour of the Baltics
3 Capitals – Vilnius, Riga & Tallinn

Performance tours to the Baltic countries of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia offer history, natural beauty, and beautiful concert venues for your choir, band, or orchestra… more

Concert tour of WASHINGTON, D.C.
Washington D.C.

Perform in the Washington National Cathedral and at the Lincoln Memorial. Share a concert with a local choir and enjoy an evening of camaraderie. A performance tour… more

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