Choral Festivals

Sing with the best.

 

LEARN MORE

Windy City Choral Festival

Chicago, Illinois | March 16 – 18, 2023
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.

read more

National Memorial Day Choral Festival

Washington, D.C. | May 26 – 29, 2023
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.

read more

 

National Memorial Day Concert Series

Washington, D.C. | May 26 – 29, 2023
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.

read more

We Have a Dream Choral Festival

Washington, D.C. | June 16 – 19, 2023
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the “I Have a Dream” speech, we are pleased to present a very special choral festival – The We Have a Dream Choral Festival, taking place June 16-19, 2023 under the artistic direction of Dr. Eugene Rogers. The festival finale concert will be held in the Concert Hall of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

read more

 

Dublin Choral Festival

Dublin, Ireland | June 14 – 18. 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.
read more

 

Festival Corale Internazionale di Roma

Rome, Italy | June 22 – 26, 2023
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.
read more

 

Salzburg Choral Festival | Jubilate Mozart!

Salzburg, Austria | June 28 –  July 2, 2023
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.
read more

Great Britain Choral Festival

Ely, England | July 1 – 5, 2023
Ely Cathedral

The Great Britain Choral Festival – An Atlantic Bridge is a celebration of classic cathedral choral music to English and American folksongs. A journey to Britain is a discovery of our own past and this experience will be enhanced by the sharing of music with an appreciative and enthusiastic audience in Ely Cathedral under the direction of Dr. Stan Engebretson and Dr. Craig Jessop.
read more

 

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.
read more

Windy City Choral Festival

Chicago, Illinois | Spring 2024
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.

read more

National Memorial Day Choral Festival

Washington, D.C. | May 24 – 27, 2024
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.

read more

National Memorial Day Concert Series

Washington, D.C. | May 24 – 27, 2024
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.

read more

 

Dublin Choral Festival

Dublin, Ireland | June 19 – 23, 2024
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.
read more

Festival Corale Internazionale di Roma

Rome, Italy | June 22 – 26, 2024
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.
read more

Salzburg Choral Festival | Jubilate Mozart!

Salzburg, Austria | Summer 2024
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.
read more

Paris Choral Festival

Paris, France | July 2 – 9, 2024
La Madeleine

In 1994, Music Celebrations International, partnering with the United States Department of Defense and Department of the Interior, was recognized as the official tour operator to bring performing ensembles from the United States to France to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of D-Day and the Liberation of France. MCI clients performed for WWII Veterans on June 6th at the American Cemetery in Coleville, Normandy. In 2004, 2014, and 2019 MCI organized significant tours and events to commemorate the 60th, 70th, and 75th anniversaries.

To continue this celebration of the centuries-old Franco-American friendship, and to commemorate another milestone anniversary, Music Celebrations International is pleased to announce the Paris Choral Festival taking place on July 2-9, 2024 (80th Anniversary of D-Day and the Liberation of France) under the artistic direction of Dr. Craig Jessop.

read more

 

Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival

Vienna, Austria | July 5 – 10, 2024
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.
read more

JOIN US THIS SUMMER!Free Director Preview Tours

If you are planning a trip to Austria, France, Italy, Ireland, or the Baltics you will not want to miss this opportunity to experience sights, venues, hotels, and food before you travel.