Don’t miss out on a FREE trip to Europe!
Planning your 2024 tour to Europe? You may qualify for a FREE Director Preview Tour in the summer of 2023. This is open to the seasoned traveler and to those that want to start the tradition of touring abroad.
Continue below to learn more about these exclusive opportunities made available only through Music Celebrations International.
2023 Director Preview Tours
Preview Tour Destinations
Join us next summer in Ireland, Italy, Austria, the Baltics, or France!
In 2023, Music Celebrations International is bringing back Director Preview Tours to Ireland, Italy, Austria (including the Czech Republic), the Baltics, and France (NEW) for the 80th Commemoration of D-Day in 2024. Not only will you get to experience one of these destinations first-hand prior to your group’s tour, but you will have the opportunity to attend the finale performance of one of MCI’s festivals taking place during your preview tour. This is a great way to gain experience and knowledge about the destination, visit venues where you will perform, and have fun!
June 15-22, 2023
Join us in Ireland and experience the simple, heart-warming serenade of Ireland! This breathtaking Preview Tour will explore parts of the Emerald Isle that will make you want to come back for more. As the tour overlaps the Dublin Choral Festival, there is no better opportunity to become familiar with the highlights of an Irish concert tour than this experience.
Come to the land of St. Patrick to see Neolithic sites, kiss the Blarney Stone, listen for banshees, and look for leprechauns!
June 19-26, 2023
In 2023, we are offering an entirely new FREE Director Preview Tour to Normandy and Paris in anticipation of the 80th Anniversary of D-Day concerts! Experience the beauty, world-class art, architecture, and history that can only be found in France!
June 22-29, 2023
You are invited to join us as we experience the breathtaking sites of Rome, Vatican City, and Florence! Join us in a spectacular Preview Tour of Italy for music directors. This is an incredible opportunity to become familiar with the highlights of an Italian concert tour in advance of your group’s participation.
June 29 – July 6, 2023
Have you ever wanted to visit where much of Western Civilization’s musical heritage began? This is your chance! Join us as we take an extraordinary voyage to Salzburg, Mozart’s birthplace, and Prague, a familiar locale to Dvořák, Mahler, and Smetana. This is an incredible opportunity to become familiar with the highlights of an Austrian and/or Czech concert tour in advance of your group’s participation.
July 8-15, 2023
Though the cultures and languages of the Baltic States are different, these three nations share common artistic origins in music and dance that are still vibrant parts of their culture today. This is an incredible opportunity to become familiar with the highlights of a Baltics concert tour in advance of your group’s participation. Participants will be exposed to the region’s vast musical history and many performance opportunities, all amidst the celebrated artistic culture of the Baltic States.
“I was a part of the preview tour to Ireland in 2015. Not only was it one of the most memorable experiences I have had in my life, but it was vital in planning my ensemble’s tour. I met some amazing people and every detail was well planned. I highly recommend!”
Ann Marie Jones
Traverse City West
Senior High Orchestra
“The preview tour was amazing! There’s no way I’d ever plan a trip without one. It helps so much to fire up students, share first-hand experience, and so on. MCI does a fabulous job through and through!”
Northern Kentucky University
“Director Friends…This is the company to travel with…and this preview tour is the BEST experience. The personal attention from the company is really invaluable. The network of friends that you make is immeasurable. The group I traveled with a couple of years ago STILL keep in touch. DO IT. You’ll thank me later”
West Potomac High School Choir