Sechrist Travel specializes in arranging custom performance tours, festival opportunities, formal and informal venues, and clinic/workshops for music ensembles.
Formal Performances – at local performance venues, churches, and schools
Informal Performances – at tourist attractions and public spaces
Festival Events and Participation – i.e. Carnegie Hall & Lincoln Center, and Major International Festival opportunities available
Clinics – Band/Choir/Orchestra with area professionals
Workshops – Broadway, Vocal, or Instrumental with area professionals
Church Service participation
School Exchange Concerts
SINGS!Festival Program – 3-4 day Adjudicated Festival opportunities for bands, choirs, and orchestras held in various cities, in historic and important Concert Venues and locations. These festivals feature adjudicated performance opportunities, with the expertise of 2-3 nationally know clinicians from each discipline and includes a 30-minute on-stage clinic and awards ceremony at the end of the day – Emerald City SINGS! (Seattle), Gotham SINGS! (NYC), Windy City SINGS! (Chicago), Music City SINGS! (Nashville), National Capitol SINGS! (Washington, DC), and Vegas SINGS! (Las Vegas)– each scheduled annually between FEBRUARY and JUNE.
Gotham SINGS! Choral Festival & Ensemble Showcase – Our own annual Choral Festival event in New York City featuring a performance at legendary Carnegie Hall or Lincoln Center featuring ensembles joint togethers for a performance with a guest conductor and professional orchestra and soloists. The Ensemble Showcase features ensembles in 30 to 40-minutes of solo stage time, allowing us to showcase some of the BEST and MOST OUTSTANDING Ensembles and Band, Choral, and Orchestra Programs in the country!
Italia canta! – is our INTERNATIONAL Choral Festival hosted in ROME, ITALY. In addition to festival chorus participation and performance of major work with guest conductor, professional orchestra and soloists, ensembles are invited to consider a customized PRE- or POST-Festival Performance Tours available upon request
Deutschland singt! – is our INTERNATIONAL Choral Festival hosted in BERLIN, GERMANY. Join celebrated composer/conductor, John Leavitt, for a concert tour experience featuring gala concert events in Germany’s historic cities of Berlin and Leipzig. Germany’s rich musical heritage – boasting the likes of Bach, Brahms, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Wagner – sets a perfect backdrop for our international music festival .
CARNEGIE HALL & LINCOLN CENTER – Sechrist Travel also partners with the leading producers of Performance Festivals at Major Venues. We make arrangements and provide services that augment your festival participation and create a more comprehensive experience! You need only receive one invoice for all services and participation – OCTOBER thru JUNE.