Unpacked

A Blog for Performing Arts Educators

    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 Stephanie Fox on 5 September 2018

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

    Adventure. History. Majestic views. Colorado Springs has it all, making it an amazing destination for traveling student groups. But it's more than...
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    Travel Benefits, Destinations, Student Group Travel, Affordable Travel

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

    As music educators and long time advocates for all things music education, it made perfect sense for Director’s Choice to partner with the U.S....

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    Travel Benefits, USAAAMB

    by Stan Mauldin on 14 October 2017

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

    All of us sat in that sophomore level Music History class in college and dreamt about the extraordinary band we were going to have someday. But,...

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    In The Classroom, Student Motivation, Travel Planning, Travel Benefits, Performance Travel, New York, Carnegie Hall

    by Stephanie Fox on 26 September 2017

    Top 11 Reasons Why Students Should Travel

    Did you know….

    New data supports that student travel is more than just a good time. Travel actually helps students improve their experience in...

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    Student Motivation, SYTA, Travel Benefits, Travel Advocacy, Student Group Travel