Instrumental Festivals

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Prague Instrumental Festival

Prague, Czech Republic | March 19-24, 2019
Smetana Hall

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.

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Capital Orchestra Festival

Washington, D.C. | Spring 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.

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Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival

Chicago, Illinois | Spring 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.
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Sousa Band Festival

Washington, D.C. | Spring 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.

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Viennese Masters Orchestra Invitational

New York City, New York | Summer 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.
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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.
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D-Day Memorial Wind Band Concert

Washington, D.C. | Summer 2019
Washington National Mall

To commemorate the 74th anniversary of the battle, a D-Day Memorial Concert will take place on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on June 6, 2017. The concert will feature the D-Day Memorial Wind Band – a mass band consisting of bands from across the United States invited to visit our nation’s capital and join together to perform as part of this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The D-Day Memorial Wind Band will be conducted by the legendary 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.
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D-Day Memorial Concert Series

Normandy, France | Summer 2019

Music Celebrations is pleased to announce our involvement in the annual D-Day Memorial Concert Series, a unique opportunity for American choirs, wind bands, and orchestras, to visit France, perform memorial concerts for its citizens, and commemorate those men and women who fought so valiantly there during the Allied Invasion in 1944.  During this special tribute tour, participating ensembles will visit many poignant locations of the 1944 Normandy Landings, including the battle sites of Caen and St. Malo, as well as the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial – the resting place for so many Americans that lost their lives during the invasion.
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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.

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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.
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Prague Instrumental Festival

Prague | March 15-18, 2018
Smetana Hall

Music Celebrations International is proud to produce this event in Smetana Hall at the Municipal House, home of the Prague Symphony Orchestra, on March 17, 2018. 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.

read more

Capital Orchestra Festival

Washington, D.C. | February 19, 2018
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.

read more

Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival

Chicago, Illinois | April 6-7, 2018
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.
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Viennese Masters Orchestra Invitational

New York City, New York | June 22, 2018
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.
read more

National Memorial Day Concert Series

Washington, D.C. | May 28-28, 2018
Washington National Mall

The 2018 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.
read more

D-Day Memorial Wind Band Concert

Washington, D.C. | June 6, 2018
Washington National Mall

To commemorate the 74th anniversary of the battle, a D-Day Memorial Concert will take place on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on June 6, 2017. The concert will feature the D-Day Memorial Wind Band – a mass band consisting of bands from across the United States invited to visit our nation’s capital and join together to perform as part of this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The D-Day Memorial Wind Band will be conducted by the legendary 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.
read more

D-Day Memorial Concert Series

Normandy, France | June 6, 2018

Music Celebrations is pleased to announce our involvement in the annual D-Day Memorial Concert Series, a unique opportunity for American choirs, wind bands, and orchestras, to visit France, perform memorial concerts for its citizens, and commemorate those men and women who fought so valiantly there during the Allied Invasion in 1944.  During this special tribute tour, participating ensembles will visit many poignant locations of the 1944 Normandy Landings, including the battle sites of Caen and St. Malo, as well as the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial – the resting place for so many Americans that lost their lives during the invasion.
read more

West Coast Youth Orchestra Festival

Los Angeles, California | June 25, 2018
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 2018 the festival will take place on June 25 at Music Center's Walt Disney Concert Hall.

read more

Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival

Vienna, Austria | July 6-11, 2018
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.
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