Unpacked

A Blog for Performing Arts Educators

    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 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

    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 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