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Endless possibilities!  Parades. Music Festivals. Competitions. Performance Tours. Clinics & Workshops. Cruises. All at exciting and fun-filled destinations!

We are group tour specialists.  While you prepare your students for their performance, we’ll take care of the details:  arranging transportation, accommodations, meals and additional sightseeing activities. The result is a memorable class trip and a performance in which your students will take pride for years to come.

In addition, with over 40 years of experience working with high school performing arts groups, we will aid you in determining the most appropriate performance venues or festival competitions for your group’s style, level and needs!

Festival Competitions
We work with a number of festival operators and performance venues, including:

Now available!  Click on this link for our 2017 Festival and Destination Guide.

Music Clinics and Workshops
As an alternative to formal festival competitions and adjudications, we can arrange a private music clinic for your performing groups, giving you the opportunity to work with the clinician and tailor the session to the particular needs and performance level of your students. Recent workshops have been conducted by faculty members and professional musicians affiliated with the following programs:

  • Juilliard
  • Eastman School of Music
  • Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Curtis Institute of Music
  • McGill University
  • Boston University
  • California State University at Fullerton

It is stressful enough as a band director to prepare all of the details of a high school musical ensemble's performance. Suburban Tours is the best tour company in regard to helping musical groups plan for school trips. They have years of experience, they are flexible, understanding and organized. They take the stress out of planning your trip so that all you have to worry about is rehearsing your students!

David Marshall, Director of Bands at Somerset Berkley Regional High School - Somerset, MA

Master Classes
Many student groups choose to attend a performance of the professional symphony or orchestra in their destination of choice. Additionally, Master Class opportunities or Open Rehearsals are sometimes also available. Symphonies offering such programs include:

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Baltimore Symphony
  • Toronto Symphony Orchestra
  • Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Dance Opportunities

  • “Disney Dancin'” at Performing Arts Onstage at Walt Disney World Theme Parks
  • Performances at Sea
  • Broadway Classroom
  • Festivals & Competitions
  • Stars Performance Program at Universal Studios

Public Performances
We’ve assisted groups performing in many diverse locations. We’ll work with you to determine the venue that will best showcase your students’ performing talents.  The following is only a sampling of the many opportunities that exist in a wide range of destinations!

  • Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade
  • Basilica of Ste. Anne de Beaupre
  • Lincoln Center in New York City
  • St. Joseph’s Oratory in Montreal
  • Jacob’s Field in Cleveland
  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Philadelphia
  • The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace
  • Performing Arts Onstage at Walt Disney World® Theme Parks and Disneyland
  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York
  • Stars Performance Program at Universal Studios