Sechrist Travel



Contact us for dates!

(Accepting Applications)
Gotham Concert Productions is SECHRIST TRAVEL’s Concert & Festival Division producing concert & festival events including our annual Ensemble Showcase Event, designed to present outstanding bands, choirs, orchestras, and music programs in World Class venues and outstanding destinations.


  • 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!


  • 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 andWagner – sets a perfect backdrop for our international music festival .


  • 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


  • 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. 


Festival Chorus REPERTOIRE – varied and chosen by the guest conductor

Adjudicated Festival REPERTOIRE – varied & chosen by the ensemble director

PACKAGE COST & INCLUSIONS – varied; based upon festival type and location


  • Choral Festival – festival chorus experience with preselected repertoire, guest conductor, professional orchestra and soloists.

  • Ensemble Showcase – spotlight solo performances for qualified ensembles under the direction of the ensemble director
    • Collegiate Showcase
    • High School Showcase
    • Band & Orchestra Showcase

  • Adjudicated Festival – Featuring historic locations and venues matched with nationally known and respected music-educators serving as clinicians, adjudicators, and guest conductors. These are a very cost-effective festival with high-level adjudication and performances, clinics, observational opportunities, and performance exchanges for all participating ensembles.

More information about the festival inclusions and costs is available upon request at: