Prague Instrumental Festival
Prague, Czech Republic | March 19-24, 2019
Music Celebrations International is proud to produce this event in Smetana Hall at the Municipal House, home of the Prague Symphony Orchestra March 19-24, 2019. Centrally accessible to the city of Prague, the hall is a tribute to the creator of modern Czech music - Bedrich Smetana. Portraits of renowned Czech composers and murals decorate the walls of this festive and airy venue. Four select ensembles will perform a stand-alone, featured performance at this historic concert venue to commemorate Beethoven, Dvorák, and other great composers.
Capital Orchestra Festival
Washington, D.C. | February 18, 2019
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Music Celebrations International is pleased to present the Capital Orchestra Festival, an exclusive music event that will take place at the Concert Hall of Washington, D.C.'s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Four select orchestras will be featured in performance at this historic concert venue. All participating orchestras are selected by application process through Music Celebrations.
Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival
Chicago, Illinois | March 22-23, 2019
Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center
The ninth-annual Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival will feature four outstanding wind ensembles conducting featured, stand-alone performances of Percy Grainger and other select literature in an matinee performance in Chicago's Historic Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center. Each ensemble will also take part in a clinic with a noted band conductor.
Sousa Band Festival
Washington, D.C. | March 23-24, 2019
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Music Celebrations International is pleased to present the fourth-annual John Philip Sousa Band Festival, an exclusive music event at the Concert Hall of Washington, D.C.'s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Four select concert bands will be featured in performance at this historic concert venue. The program will emphasize the life and influence of John Philip Sousa, "The March King," on the American Band movement. Each band will also take part in a clinic with a noted band conductor.
Viennese Masters Orchestra Invitational
New York City, New York | June 21, 2019
Isaac Stern Auditorium/Ronald O. Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall
Music Celebrations International is pleased to present the Viennese Masters Orchestra Invitational, an exclusive opportunity for orchestras to perform works of the great Viennese composers on the world’s premier concert stage – the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall.
National Memorial Day Concert Series
Washington, D.C. | May 25-27, 2019
Washington National Mall
The 2019 National Memorial Day Concert Series is an exclusive event hosted by Music Celebrations International, with support from the American Veterans Center. A series of patriotic and inspiring performances take place throughout Memorial Day Weekend at the National World War II Memorial, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the Abraham Lincoln Memorial, and the United States Air Force and Navy Memorials.
D-Day 75 Memorial Wind Band Concert
Normandy & Paris, France | June 2-8, 2019
The D-Day 75 Memorial Wind Band will be a highlight of the D-Day 75 Memorial Concert at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial on June 6, 2019. Wind bands and individual band performers from across the United States are invited to participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Conducted by COLONEL ARNALD D. GABRIEL – Conductor Emeritus of the United States Air Force Band, and member of the United States Army’s 29th Infantry Division that fought in the Battle of Normandy – the mass band will rehearse in Paris, and present a concert there, in advance of the June 6 performance in Normandy.
D-Day 75 Normandy Parade
Normandy & Paris | June 5-11, 2019
The D-Day 75 Normandy Parade will be a highlight of the musical events commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day June 6, 2019. Marching bands from across the United States are invited to participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience to march on the beaches of Normandy for enthusiastic crowds lining the streets of these historic towns.
In addition to your experience in Normandy, your ensemble will also have the opportunity to explore and perform in Paris. The French love and support both traditional and contemporary musical performances. Paris was “second Vienna” for French musicians and composers including Berlioz, Auger, Gounod, Saint-Saens, Franck, Faure, Ravel, Debussy, and many others. Your concert tour is truly enriched with your surroundings of art history, architecture, and beauty that is best experienced “first hand.”
West Coast Orchestra Festival
Los Angeles, California | Summer 2019
Walt Disney Concert Hall
The West Coast Youth Orchestra Festival is designed to bring together four outstanding youth orchestras from across North America to perform for one another and the community in a World Class venue on the West Coast. The location will rotate between prestigious halls, and in 2019 the festival will take place on June 25 at Music Center's Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Cremona Orchestra Festival
Cremona, Italy | July 2-6, 2019
Music Celebrations International in cooperation with the Cremona City Council and Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 2019 Cremona Orchestra Festival, an exclusive music event that will take place July 2 - 6, 2019! The 2019 Orchestra Festival will be part of the prestigious two-weeks long Cremona Music Festival. Two or more select orchestras will be featured in performance in this historic city which is filled with musical history and craft.
Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival
Vienna, Austria | July 5-10, 2019
Musikverein & Wiener Konzerthaus
The Summa Cum Laude Festival in Vienna is Austria's premier global youth music festival for choirs, bands and orchestras. Taking place every July in Vienna's two main classical concert venues, the Golden Hall of the Musikverein and the Konzerthaus, it offers an international environment where a thousand young musicians enjoy intercultural exchanges and build bridges that span continents.
Beethoven 250 Orchestra Festival
Vienna, Austria | June 25 - 30, 2020
Music Celebrations International would like to invite your ensemble to perform in the Beethoven 250 Orchestra Festival June 25-30, 2020 in Vienna as part of Beethoven’s 250th Birthday Celebration taking place throughout Germany and Austria. Select orchestras will be featured in performance in Vienna’s historic Musikverein. All participating orchestras are selected by application process through Music Celebrations.