Unpacked

A Blog for Performing Arts Educators

    by Erin Grigson on 12 August 2019

    Everything You Need To Know About Flying With A Student Group

    We've been there. We know what it's like to get a group of 300 through airport security, to the terminal WITH IDs and boarding passes in hand....

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    Overnight Travel, Student Travel

    by Erin Grigson on 7 August 2019

    Top Four Reasons to Book A Festival Performance For Your Students

    We already know that student travel is transformational. It increases cultural awareness, positively impacts personal development, education and...

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    Music Festivals, Student Group Travel, festival performance, Student Travel, Music Education

    by Erin M. Grigson on 10 June 2019

    6 Questions To Ask Your Travel Provider

    Finding a trip at an affordable price point for you and your students sometimes means requesting multiple trip proposals and spending time...

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    Educational Travel, Overnight Travel, Student Travel

    by Erin M. Grigson on 29 May 2019

    An Inside Look at Festival Musicale

    Have you heard we’re offering a brand new youth chorus event this year? Held in downtown San Antonio, Texas, Festival de Musicalé will offer two...

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    Music Festivals, Clinics, festival performance

    by Erin M. Grigson on 28 May 2019

    Attending a Director's Choice Festival: What Music Educators are saying

    The trips have been taken, the performances are complete, the awards have been given and another fantastic festival and travel season is in the...

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    Student Group Travel, Music Across Texas, Overnight Travel, Student Travel

    by Erin M. Grigson on 14 May 2019

    FIVE TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL GROUP TRAVEL

    From daydreaming about your destination to relentless researching restaurants to crafting your ideal itinerary, there’s nothing like the...

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    Student Group Travel, Overnight Travel, Student Travel

    by Stacy Donalson on 24 April 2019

    An Insider's Look At Dance Travel

    From choosing a destination to incorporating performance opportunities into an itinerary, we're talking all things dance travel with Stacy...

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    by Erin M. Grigson on 24 April 2019

    Beyond The Clef With Colonel Palmatier

    As part of our Beyond the Clef Legacy Series, we are honored to sit down with Colonel Thomas Palmatier, the retired commander of the United States...

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    Marching Band, Industry, Music Education