A Christmas Spectacular

It's official! A Christmas Spectacular will be held in the historic Carnegie Hall in New York City on November 24, 2018. Participants of the festival will perform under the artistic direction of Dr. John Leavitt.  Dr. Leavitt promises an inspiring, heart warming production, with a

We’re going to Italy…

Here at Sechrist Travel we have a long history and fond attachment with Italy.  We began our international performance tours with choir tours to this beautiful, historic, and culturally rich gem! We are experts in Performance Tours in Italy and our annual Tours to Northern Italy remains

2015-2016 Season Summary

A look back at our very successful 2015-2016 Performance Tour Season! This season included many outstanding choirs for across the country in Custom Designed Performance Tour featuring individual ensembles, as well as, festivals with a few of our trusted partners, Choirs of America, Music in the

Emerald City SINGS! 2016 SEATTLE

Emerald City SINGS! Choral Festival (Seattle)  René Clausen, Guest Conductor Special Guests: Northwest Sinfonietta St James Cathedral – Seattle, WA March 30 – April 3, 2016 Sechrist Travel has invited choral ensembles and singers to participate in the EMERALD CITY SINGS! Choral Festival scheduled for March 30 – April 3, 2016. This

2016 Thanksgiving Holiday Concert

A Christmas Holiday Spectacular! Featuring composer, conductor, arranger, Dr. John Leavitt, the NYC Festival Chamber Orchestra, and your choir! Be a part of the New York Holiday Festival Choir for this exciting event! Join Dr. Leavitt as he celebrates 30 years of publishing music, as well as, his 60th Birthday Celebration! Confirmed dates are: Tuesday, November 22 thru

2016 GOTHAM SINGS! Ensemble Showcase

Sechrist Travel presents the Gotham SINGS! Ensemble Showcase. This annual Spotlight Performance Series is part of our Gotham SINGS! Ensemble Showcase, designed to present outstanding bands, choirs, orchestras, and music programs in World Class venues throughout New York City. This event celebrates specially invited ensembles being featured


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