Unpacked

A Blog for Performing Arts Educators

    by Susan Epstein on 24 April 2019

    Customizable Contemporary Dance Opportunities with Gibney

    Gibney Dance, founded in 1991 by choreographer Gina Gibney, is a multi-faceted dance organization occupying two locations in New York City....

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    by Erin M. Grigson on 2 April 2019

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

    Student group travel is all about creating and preserving once-in-a-lifetime experiences, and there’s no way better way to do that than utilizing...

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    Overnight Travel, Student Travel

    by Rachel Horvitz on 26 February 2019

    The Midwest Clinic: Music Education as Cultural Value

    Hear from our contributor Rachel Horvitz, Hill Country Middle School Orchestra Director and Midwest Clinic veteran, about what its like to be a...

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    Overnight Travel, Student Travel

    by Stephanie Fox on 26 February 2019

    Experience The Midwest Clinic through a Professional Development Trip

    Director's Choice has developed a special continuing education opportunity for up and coming music educators to experience the Midwest Clinic in...

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    Travel Planning, Travel Benefits, Destinations, Clinics, Performance Travel, Chicago

    by Jon Locke on 6 February 2019

    The ABC's of a Healthy Music Program

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    Classroom Tips, Music Education

    by MUSIC & ARTS on 16 January 2019

    Preparing Your Band for a Parade

    What do New Year’s Day and Thanksgiving have in common? Parades! While millions of people across the country tune in to the Rose Parade and...

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    Marching Band, Performance Travel, Student Group Travel, Parades

    by Madison Locke Chester on 18 December 2018

    The Music Festival Experience

    It’s Performance Day! Whether you are a first-year teacher, 10-year veteran or a performing student, performance day brings with it a rush of...

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    Music Festivals, Performance Travel, Performance Options, festival performance, Music Across Texas

    by Stephanie Fox on 5 December 2018

    Is your Travel Provider Travel Safe Certified?

    Keeping students safe is our number one priority. That’s why Director’s Choice has taken the initiative and formally adopted safe industry...

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    Travel Planning, SYTA, Trip Safety, Liability Insurance, SYTA Accredidation, Travel Advocacy, Safe Itinerary, Overnight Travel