China Tours

The People’s Republic of China offers life-changing, eye-opening tour possibilities for every performer. The American Celebration of Music will incorporate the best that China’s great cities have to offer, by arranging amazing concert venues and "must-see" site-seeing experiences. Please click on the itinerary links below to discover the best fit for your ensemble. Remember — in order to maximize your cultural and musical experience abroad, we consider these tour options a solid starting point, upon which we can further customize the ideal concert tour for your ensemble.

 

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Tour #1 8 nights | 10 days
Beijing | Xi'an

Arrive in Beijing. Visit Tian An Men Square, the Forbidden City, and Summer Palace. Enjoy a traditional Beijing Duck Banquet. Perform on the Great Wall of China as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Visit the Temple of Heaven and a school that trains students in Chinese instruments. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Travel to nearby Tianjin. Concert at Tianjin University Concert Hall as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Fly to Xi’an. Visit the Ancient City Wall. Enjoy a Welcome Dumpling Banquet and Tang Dynasty Performance. Visit the Terra-cotta Warrior Museum. Concert as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Return to Beijing for a Farewell Dinner and return flight home.

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Tour #2 8 nights | 10 days
Beijing | Qinhuangdao | Tianjin

Arrive in Beijing. Visit Tian An Men Square, the Forbidden City, and Summer Palace. Enjoy a traditional Beijing Duck Banquet. Perform on the Great Wall of China as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Visit the Temple of Heaven and a school that trains students in Chinese instruments. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Travel to Qinhuangdao and take a city tour. Visit the starting point of the Great Wall. Evening concert at City Hall as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Travel to nearby Tianjin and take a city tour. Concert at Tianjin University Concert Hall as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Return to Beijing for a Farewell Dinner and return flight home.

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Tour #3 8 nights | 10 days
Beijing | Hangzhou

Arrive in Beijing. Visit Tian An Men Square, the Forbidden City, and Summer Palace. Enjoy a traditional Beijing Duck Banquet. Perform on the Great Wall of China as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Visit the Temple of Heaven and a school that trains students in Chinese instruments. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Travel to Hangzhou for a city tour, including a tea plantation and a silk weaving factory. Concert at a Municipal Art Performing Hall as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Travel to Shanghai for a city tour. Joint concert as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Farewell Dinner and return flight home.

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Tour #4 5 nights | 7 days - Beijing

Arrive in Beijing. Visit Tian An Men Square, the Forbidden City, and Summer Palace. Enjoy a traditional Beijing Duck Banquet. Perform on the Great Wall of China as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Visit the Temple of Heaven and a school that trains students in Chinese instruments. Performance as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Morning tour Yonghe Palace and take a Hutong Rickshaw tour. Explore the Wangfujing Pedestrian Shopping District. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner and return flight home.

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Tour #5 8 nights | 10 days
Suzhou | Wuxi | Nanjing | Hangzhou | Shanghai

Arrive in Suzhou. Tour the Grand Canal, Panmen Watergate, National Embroidery Institute and Wangxi Garden. Travel to Wuxi and enjoy a cruise on Lake Tai Hu. Afternoon school visit and music exchange. Concert in the Municipal Concert Hall as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Travel to Nanjing. Visit the Yangtze River Bridge and Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen. Concert as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Travel to Hangzhou for a city tour, including a tea plantation and a silk weaving factory. Concert at a Municipal Art Performing Hall as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Travel to Shanghai for a city tour. Afternoon rehearsal and evening joint concert as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Farewell Dinner and return flight home.

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Tour #6 6 nights | 8 days
Hong Kong | Shenzhen | Guangzhou

Arrive in Hong Kong. Visit Hong Kong Island and the top of Victoria Peak. Travel to Shenzhen. Visit the China Folk culture Villages and the Splendid China Theme Park. Concert at the Art Performing Hall of Shenzhen University as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Travel to Guangzhou. Visit Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall and the Canton Trade Fair site. Visit the most prestigious Olympic School in Guangzhou. Joint concert as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Siteseeing includes Liurong Temple and Pagoda, and Chen Clan Ancestral Shrine. Rehearsal followed by a joint concert performance at a key School in the Tianhe District as part of the American Celebration of Music in China. Transfer to Hong Kong and tour the city. Farewell Dinner and return flight home.

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