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    Erin Grigson

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    by Erin Grigson on 29 October 2019

    Six Tips for European Group Travel

    So you and your students are hopping across the pond, bound for a European adventure. Planning and funding a trip to Europe for your band, choir,...

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    european travel, Educational Travel, Overnight Travel, Student Travel

    by Erin Grigson on 24 October 2019

    See Our Showcase of Music Venues For 2020

    If you're looking for a band, choir or orchestra festival performance opportunity for your high school or middle school group that's heavy on the...

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    Music Festivals, Performance Options, festival performance

    by Erin Grigson on 21 October 2019

    Meet Our Showcase of Music Festival Judges

    Whether you’d like to take your choir to Corpus Christi or showcase your band in San Antonio, festival performances can have a positive impact on...

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    Music Festivals, Performance Options, festival performance

    by Erin Grigson on 1 October 2019

    Four Reasons To Add A Tour Director To Your Trip

    You have finally decided to take the BIG trip. You’ve done the planning, the meal selection, chosen your activities, now all that is left to do is...

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    Performance Travel, Student Group Travel, Educational Travel, Overnight Travel, Student Travel

    by Erin Grigson on 25 September 2019

    How To Go Through Airline Check-In With A Group

    No matter how early you arrive at the airport or how many flights you’ve taken, going through the mandated check-in and security checkpoints with...

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    Performance Travel, Overnight Travel, Student Travel

    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