Unpacked

A Blog for Performing Arts Educators

    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 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 Paul Davis on 4 October 2018

    Navigating the rose parade and avoiding the thorns

    It's a celebration more than a century old – a festival of flowers, music and sports unequaled anywhere else in the world. It's America's New Year...

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    Performance Options, Overnight Travel, Student Travel, Parades

    by Alan Hanna on 20 February 2018

    The Right Performance Builds the Right Vision

    As music educators, we all know the value and necessity of performance and festival participation, but with so many choices, how do you know which...

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    Music Festivals, Performance Options