Instrumental Festivals

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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 on March 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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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 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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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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Viennese Masters Orchestra Invitational

New York City | June 22, 2022
Carnegie Hall

Music Celebrations International is pleased to present the Viennese Masters Orchestra Invitational, an exclusive opportunity for orchestras to perform the works of these and other great Viennese masters of music composition on the world’s premier concert stage – the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. Four auditioned orchestras will be featured in performance at this historic concert venue. All participating ensembles 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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Boston Instrumental Festival

Boston, Massachusetts | Spring 2023
Boston Symphony Hall

Music Celebrations International is pleased to produce the Boston Instrumental Festival taking place in Spring 2023, in the iconic Boston Symphony Hall. Few cities in the United States rival the historical and musical significance of Boston.
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Capital Orchestra Festival

Washington, DC | President's Day Weekend
Historically held in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The 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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Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival

Chicago, Illinois | Spring 2023
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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Sousa Band Festival

Washington, DC| Spring 2023
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 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.

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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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Viennese Masters Orchestra Invitational

New York City | Summer 2023
Carnegie Hall

Music Celebrations International is pleased to present the Viennese Masters Orchestra Invitational, an exclusive opportunity for orchestras to perform the works of these and other great Viennese masters of music composition on the world’s premier concert stage – the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. Four auditioned orchestras will be featured in performance at this historic concert venue. All participating ensembles 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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Sousa Band Festival

Washington, DC| Spring 2024
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 is 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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Capital Orchestra Festival

Washington, DC | President's Day Weekend
Historically held in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The 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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Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival

Chicago, Illinois | Spring 2024
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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Boston Instrumental Festival

Boston, Massachusetts | Spring 2024
Boston Symphony Hall

Music Celebrations International is pleased to produce the Boston Instrumental Festival taking place in Spring 2024 in the iconic Boston Symphony Hall. Few cities in the United States rival the historical and musical significance of Boston.

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Viennese Masters Orchestra Invitational

New York City | Summer 2024
Carnegie Hall

Music Celebrations International is pleased to present the Viennese Masters Orchestra Invitational, an exclusive opportunity for orchestras to perform the works of these and other great Viennese masters of music composition on the world’s premier concert stage – the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. Four auditioned orchestras will be featured in performance at this historic concert venue. All participating ensembles are selected by application process through Music Celebrations.

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D-Day Memorial Wind Band Tour

France | July 2 - 8, 2024
Paris & Normandy

The D-Day 80 Memorial Wind Band will be a highlight of the D-Day 80 Memorial Concert at Omaha Beach on June 6, 2024. 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 DENNIS M. LAYENDECKER – Former Commander & Conductor of the United States Air Force Band and Orchestra, and retired Chair of Music at George Mason University – the mass band will rehearse in Paris, and present a concert there, in advance of the June 6 performance in Normandy.

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