Unpacked

A Blog for Performing Arts Educators

    Everything You Need To Know About Flying With A Student Group

    Top Four Reasons to Book A Festival Performance For Your Students

    6 Questions To Ask Your Travel Provider

    An Inside Look at Festival Musicale

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

    FIVE TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL GROUP TRAVEL

    An Insider's Look At Dance Travel

    Beyond The Clef With Colonel Palmatier

    Customizable Contemporary Dance Opportunities with Gibney

    Snap it, Map it and remember your trip with the New Group travel video app

    The Midwest Clinic: Music Education as Cultural Value

    Experience The Midwest Clinic through a Professional Development Trip

    The ABC's of a Healthy Music Program

    Preparing Your Band for a Parade

    The Music Festival Experience

    Is your Travel Provider Travel Safe Certified?

    Ethical Practices or Just Profit?

    It's Scientifically Proven that Student Travel Matters

    Navigating the rose parade and avoiding the thorns

    Destination Leadership - Where Students Discover Their Best Selves

    Betcha Didn't Know: 11 Fun Facts about Colorado Springs

    Be a Teacher, Not a Bill Collector with Director's Choice Individual Billing

    Seeking Industry Ambassadors: Do we have what it takes to inspire you?

    Director's Choice and Epic Waters are Making Waves

    Motor coach Driver of the Year 2018 Announced

    Insider Tips to Planning the BIG Trip

    Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple: NYC for Students

    Making the Most of Summer Break

    Hawaii: The Ohana Experience

    Disney Youth Programs Unlock Student Potential

    Travel Insurance: Is It Worth It?

    Disney Done Right

    New Motor Coach Monitoring and Enforcement May Impact Student Travel

    The Right Performance Builds the Right Vision

    The Millennial Assistant

    U.S. Army All-American Marching Band: Bowl Week Reflections

    Getting the Most Out of Music Conferences

    Advocating Ethics, Creating the Standard

    Peer Pressure and the Power of Stickers

    Helmets vs. Hotels

    Websites for Directors: Make the Web Work For You

    Our Journey to Carnegie Hall: Changing the Culture and Motivating Kids and Community

    The One Fun Meeting of the Year

    Top 11 Reasons Why Students Should Travel

    Tips on Traveling with a Marching Band

    The Fixer-Upper Band Hall

    Building Community Makes it Personal, Always