FESTIVALS

Music Celebrations International produces outstanding instrumental and choral festivals in the world's greatest performance venues.

Music Celebrations has produced major concert productions in Rome, Paris, Berlin, Canterbury, Oberammergau, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Vienna, Prague, Lucerne, Beijing, Tianjin, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., and in Jamestown, Virginia for America's 400th Anniversary.
For its various festivals, Music Celebrations has developed close associations with world-class musicians such as Col. Arnald D. Gabriel, Dennis Layendecker, Alice Parker, Eph Ehly, Craig Jessop, Bob Chilcott, Z. Randall Stroope, Stephen Cleobury, Ronald Corp, Alan Heatherington, Weston Noble, Jo-Michael Scheibe, André Thomas, Kevin Fenton, Lynne Gackle, Rollo Dilworth, Emily Ellsworth, Scott Buchanan, Gary Schwartzhoff, Francisco Nùñez, Hilary Apfelstadt, William Skoog, Stan Engebretson, and many more.

80th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Mass Band

Hawaii | December 7, 2021
U.S.S. Navy Battleship Missouri Memorial

Participation in the anniversary is an opportunity to perform with bands from around the United States of America in a mass band concert at the U.S.S. Navy Battleship Missouri Memorial commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 2021.

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Boston Instrumental Festival

Boston, Massachusetts | March 12-13, 2022
Boston Symphony Hall

Music Celebrations International is pleased to produce the Boston Instrumental Festival taking place March 12-13, 2022 in the iconic Boston Symphony Hall. Few cities in the United States rival the historical and musical significance of Boston.

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Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival

Chicago, Illinois | March 25-26, 2022
Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center

The 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 a 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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Windy City Choral Festival

Chicago, Illinois | April 7-9, 2022
Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center

Music Celebrations International is pleased to present the Windy City Choral Festival in Chicago, Illinois. Mixed (SATB) choirs will join together to sing in one of the world's great concert halls — Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center, home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

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Capital Orchestra Festival

Washington, DC | February 20-21, 2022
Historically held in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The 8th Capital Orchestra Festival is an exclusive music event historically held President’s Day Weekend in 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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Sousa Band Festival

Washington, DC| March 5-6, 2022
Historically held in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Music Celebrations International is pleased to present the Sousa Band Festival, an exclusive music event that takes place annually in the Spring and historically held in 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. All participating bands are selected by application process through Music Celebrations.

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National Memorial Day Choral Festival

Washington, D.C. | May 27-30, 2022
Historically held in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Pride. Sacrifice. Service. These words embody the values of America's veterans. Co-sponsored by Music Celebrations International, the American Veterans Center, and the United States Air Force, the National Memorial Day Choral Festival is designed to attract greater attention to the true meaning of the Memorial Day holiday.

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National Memorial Day Concert Series

Washington, D.C. | May 27-30, 2022
National Mall and Monuments

Music Celebrations International and the American Veterans Center are pleased to present the National Memorial Day Concert Series held in Washington, DC. Performances will take place throughout Memorial Day Weekend in and around Washington, DC, including the National Mall. Other performance opportunities may be available upon request.

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Beethoven Choral Festival

Dublin, Ireland | June 12-16. 2022
Vienna | St. Stephen's Cathedral

Music Celebrations International (MCI) would like to invite your choir to perform in the Beethoven Choral Festival in Vienna. The festival will take place June 12 - 16, 2022 under the artistic direction of Marc Foster, Music Department Chair and Director of Choral Activities at High Point University. Select choirs will be featured in performance in Vienna’s historic St. Stephen’s Cathedral. All participating choirs are selected by application process through MCI.

 

Dublin Choral Festival

Dublin, Ireland | June 15-19. 2022
St. Patrick's Cathedral

Facing the haunting outline of the majestic Wicklow Mountains, Ireland’s Fair City holds true to a 1,000-year Celtic heritage that inspires her music and artistry to this day. The Féile Córúil Dublin, or Dublin Choral Festival, will celebrate this great heritage of Celtic musical inspiration. The festival will feature mixed-voice choirs and individual singers from a variety of backgrounds joining together to sing en masse. Three days of rehearsals will lead participants to a grand finale performance in the historic and stunning St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin.
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Festival Corale Internazionale di Roma

Rome, Italy | June 22-26, 2022
St. Peter's Basilica | Chiesa di Sant’Ignazio di Loyola

The Rome International Choral Festival is one of Rome's premier annual summer music events. The fourteenth-annual festival will feature Mass participation at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican and a formal finale concert at Rome's Chiesa di Sant’Ignazio di Loyola. The festival chorus will include mixed-voice singers and choirs from across North America that will come together to rehearse and perform en masse.
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Salzburg Choral Festival | Jubilate Mozart!

Salzburg, Austria | June 29- July 3, 2022
Salzburger Dom

Music Celebrations International is pleased to present this classic event in Mozart's City - Salzburg. Three days of festival rehearsals, mingling side-by-side with singers from a variety of backgrounds will lead festival participants to a grand finale concert in the historic and stunning Salzurger Dom.
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Cremona Orchestra Festival

Cremona, Italy | June 28 - July 2, 2022
Piazza del Comune

Music Celebrations International in cooperation with the Cremona City Council and Chamber of Commerce welcome you and your ensemble to perform in the Cremona Orchestra Festival, an exclusive music event that will take place  June 28 - July 2, 2022! The 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. All participating orchestras are selected by application process through Music Celebrations.

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Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival

Vienna, Austria | July 1-6, 2022
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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Dublin Choral Festival

Dublin, Ireland | June 18 - 24. 2023
St. Patrick's Cathedral

Facing the haunting outline of the majestic Wicklow Mountains, Ireland’s Fair City holds true to a 1,000-year Celtic heritage that inspires her music and artistry to this day. The Féile Córúil Dublin, or Dublin Choral Festival, will celebrate this great heritage of Celtic musical inspiration. The festival will feature mixed-voice choirs and individual singers from a variety of backgrounds joining together to sing en masse. Three days of rehearsals will lead participants to a grand finale performance in the historic and stunning St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin.
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Cremona Orchestra Festival

Cremona, Italy | June 27 - July 1, 2023
Piazza del Comune

Music Celebrations International in cooperation with the Cremona City Council and Chamber of Commerce welcomes you and your ensemble to perform in the Cremona Orchestra Festival, an exclusive music event that will take place  June 27 - July 1, 2023! The 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. All participating orchestras are selected by application process through Music Celebrations.

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Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival

Vienna, Austria | June 30 - July 5, 2023
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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