About Our Band Trips
Perform international helps bands of all shapes and sizes travel for performance and for pleasure. Whatever your destination, we will help craft an itinerary with the perfect balance of performances, rehearsals, free-time and activities.
Because we understand the logistics and complexities that come with a band trip, we partner with you throughout the trip ensuring that you’re able to focus on your students throughout their once-in-a-lifetime travel and performance experience.
What You Can Expect
Our artistic directors and travel coordinators will proactively work with you to make your trip a success by focusing on three phases: Development, Tour Implementation, and Concert Production.
In-depth conversations in the development phase ensure that the venues, performances, and travel plans will satisfy your artistic goals. During the tour implementation phase you can relax as we handle all logistics, registration, payment, and traveler communication. And throughout the entire process our concert production efforts will exceed your expectations, resulting in a performance that will forever change your musicians and your audience.
In-depth discussion to understand overarching artistic goals and how to best achieve them.
Types of Performances
Formal concerts, informal singing, recitals, clinics with another director or a composer, exchange concerts with a local ensemble, outreach or service projects, etc.
Types of Venues
High profile concert halls, prominent cathedrals and churches, small town experiences focused on interaction with the local population, etc.
Types of hotels, minimize bus time, meal planning, sightseeing, historic connections, etc.
Book all travel arrangements for airlines, hotels, restaurants, sightseeing attractions, guides, tour managers, etc.
Registration and Payment
Our secure online registration system streamlines the process of collecting travel information and payments.
Communication and Support
Proactively communicate necessary information and quickly respond to inquiries from all travelers.
Rooming lists, flight manifests, special meal requests, etc.
Travel Partners and Suppliers
Manage contracts and payments for all travel partners and suppliers as well as handle foreign currency hedging.
Facilitate the purchase of appropriate insurance coverage for all travelers in your group.
Our Artistic Director of Bands draws on his own first-hand experience to consult on programming, repertoire selection, concert logistics, and any other performance related questions.
We provide carefully selected venue options that best fit your ensemble’s size, music selection, and artistic goals.
Concert Logistics & Recording
We coordinate everything you need for your performances including rehearsals, staging, lighting, instrument rentals, transportation, photography, video recording, etc.
Generate the largest possible audience through our local contacts, online marketing, promotional materials, etc.
Contract with local musicians, directors and composers to supplement your performance or facilitate workshops and clinics.
Arrange exchange concerts and establish relationship between you and the local ensemble’s music director well in advance of the concert.
Whether you have a special event in mind or have yet to select a destination, Perform International will help you create a bespoke performance tour and travel experience that will forever transform your musicians.
We produce instrumental festivals and events that bring the venue, guest conductor, ensemble and audience into well-balanced harmony. Our team’s meticulous attention to detail will allow you and your ensemble to fully focus on getting the most from your trip.