With all of its beauty, history and languages Europe is the perfect destination for your next music tour. World Projects have been sending schools, groups and ensembles to Europe for well over 20 years; and with this experience we can tailor-make an itinerary that is both educational, inspiring and filled with the many once in a lifetime experiences that only a World Projects tour can offer.
All tours to Europe incorporate a full time tour manager, performance opportunities, sightseeing activities and workshops with incredible clinicians.
The options are endless and only limited by your budget and the time of year you want to travel.
DISCOVER THE BIRTHPLACE OF WESTERN ART, MUSIC & CULTURE
There are so many countries and cultures to visit in this very popular destination. Your group can take in the beautiful sights of Austria; learning about its rich musical history and visiting the birthplace of Mozart.
Paris and Berlin are two other fantastic destinations where Music and culture meet within an amazing environment. Whilst visiting the many attractions on offer in Paris such the The Louvre, The Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomph, your group will understand how the Paris’s love of art and architecture in all its forms inspired the country’s great composers including Bizet and Debussy.
Italy is a must see destination for any group wishing to enjoying the stunning scenery and amazing acoustics of the country’s historic buildings and churches. Gaze upon the amazing Colosseum and Roman Forum, visit the marvellous Sistine Chapel or Teatro alla Scala, throw a coin into Trevi Fountain and enjoy a Piazza Concert on one of the country’s beautiful balmy evenings, Considered by many to be a must-see destination of Europe, Prague also offers a fantastic tour experience in the most magical setting. Popular activities include visiting the Solvay Centre of Modern Art, walking The Charles Bridge into the historical Old Town and witnessing the amazing architecture of St Vitus Cathedral and Prague’s Castle District.
Steeped in extensive history and activities, The United Kingdom is a perfect tour destination for a jam-packed tour experience. Popular activities include seeing a show in London’s ever popular West End, visiting the remarkable Stone Henge, learning the history of Celtic dance and Highland music, Visiting the birthplace of Shakespeare or undertaking the magical journey of the Harry Potter Tour.
Whilst enjoying all of the fantastic sights and attractions of Europe, a World Project tour will also provide your group with fantastic performance opportunities. Previous groups have perform at such awe-inspiring venues as The Votiv Kirsche, Mirabell Gardens and Schönbrunn Palace in Austria, Notre Dame in Paris, Chillon Castle in Switzerland and The San Giovanni Elemosinario in Venice.
In addition, a World Projects European tour can include a number of workshops for your group with clinicians from such ensembles and educational institutions as the Berlin University of Arts and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
EUROPE – A CONTINENT OF FABULOUS FESTIVALS
A World Projects European tour can include your group taking attending and even performing at any of the many fantastic music festivals the continent has to offer each year.
For a Jazz ensemble, there is no better festival in the world than the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. Running during July each year, its rich history, amazing acts and venues attracts more than 200,000 people each year. Previous groups that have had the privilege to perform at this festival have raved about it being a definite highlight and experience they will never forget. Other popular festivals for Jazz groups includes the Edinburgh Jazz Festival in Scotland, Garda Jazz in Italy and the Jazz is Back Festival in Croatia.
For a Choir, June and July is a fantastic time to tour Europe. There are many festival options including the Stephen’s Choir festival in Vienna, The Ghent Festival in Belgium, The International Krakow Choir Festival in Poland and the Prague Choir Festival. A vocal ensemble could also greatly benefit from the choral programme of the International Youth Music Festival in Bratislava; where your group will be able to perform at and enjoy the exceptional acoustics of the Czech Republic’s many concert halls, ornate churches and outdoor stages.
Instrumental groups have a plethora of festival options to consider in Europe. For a Wind Ensemble, the MidEurope Wind Band Festival in Austria is a perfect destination. Orchestral groups benefit from a number of festival opportunities, including the International Youth Music Festival in Bratislava, The International Cantus Choir & Orchestra Festival in Salzburg, Italy’s Florence Youth Orchestra Festival or the Aberdeen International Youth Festival, a major summer arts festival located in North East Scotland. Brass groups also have many festival options including The Brass Bohemia Festival in Prague.
As with all of our custom tours, A World Projects tour to Europe will make all of the arrangements for your travel including flights, accommodation, ground transportation, sightseeing activities, performances/workshops and travel insurance where and if required.
Contact us now for your custom itinerary to EUROPE!