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SOUND has contracted with many of the most significant and educationally enriching productions in the world to be the exclusive provider of outstanding performances fitting for the occasion. Our programs provide unparalleled concert production within the sphere of a perfectly orchestrated educational travel experience.

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Show Choir National Championship Series by FAME - March / April

The SCNCS features the world's top Show Choirs in a six city competition series, which will eventually determine a new National Champion. Regional competitions take place in Hollywood, New York City, Orlando, Branson and Chicago in some of the finest venues in the nation. ​(SC)

Concert Choir National Championship Series - March / April

The CCNCS features the world's top Concert Choirs in six city competitions. These regional competitions take place in Hollywood, New York City, Orlando, Branson and Chicago in some of the finest venues in the nation. (C)

The Orchestra Cup at the Lincoln Center - March

The finest High School Orchestras in America are invited to participate in the National School Orchestra Finals at the Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York City. This event takes place each spring providing clinics by our esteemed Julliard panel of Adjudicators along with performance evaluation and ranking, determining the Orchestra National Champion and recipient of the Orchestra Cup. (O)

Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade - Waikiki - December 7

December 7, 1941 is a day that will live in infamy. This day should never be forgotten. Thousands sacrificed their lives in the service of our nation and the preservation of freedom across the world. Each year we commemorate the past while celebrating the future with music culture and an American Musical Salute to our veterans our active military men and women and their families. This parade and musical salute features all types of performing ensembles in both parade and concert settings. (B / C / O)

D-Day Memorial Parade - Paris and Normandy France - June 6

Normandy France is familiar to almost every American as this is the place where thousands of our young men lost their lives to begin the Liberation of Europe from tyranny. Today thousands of these valiant young men are entombed a the American Cemetery at Omaha Beach as well as the American Cemetery at Brittany. These memorials remind us that freedom does not come without great cost. Bands, Choirs and Orchestras are invited to join us for an historic salute and victory parade saluting those who deserve it the most - our veterans and their families. (B / C / O)

American Gold Star Families - Hawaii Memorial Day Parade

As the world commemorates the 75th Anniversary of WWII, The American Gold Star Families - Memorial Day Parade pays tribute to those families who lost their family member in defense of our nation.  There is no more fitting salute than to honor those who paid the ultimate cost for freedom.  Each group who participates in this event will do much to demonstrate the sentiments of a grateful nation.  Tens of thousands of enthusiastic and appreciative spectators will enjoy your performance as you proceed down Kalakaua Avenue in the most patriotic and truly meaningful parade you have ever the opportunity of participating in. (B / C / O)

​​Silent Night Music Festival - Austria & Bavaria

In celebration of the first performance of the Silent Night, choirs from all over the world will be invited to perform for this unforgettable occasion.  Oberammergau Germany, along with Salzburg and Oberndorf Austria, will host performances in commemoration of this historic and beloved carol. The event will take place during the magical Christmas Season in Bavaria when Christkindlesmarkts come alive with holiday cheer! The event dates for The Silent Night Music Festival takes place curing the Advent season, and will be your opportunity to join us as an official performing group for this amazing event. (B / C)

American Musical Salute - New York City / Washington DC

History is best remembered with music that marked the time. The American Musical Salute brings America's outstanding performing groups to the world's most historic destinations to perform in commemoration of the events, people and ideals that changed the world. This is the most comprehensive educational performance experience available to student musicians today.  (B / C / O / SC)

Parade of Heroes - A Monumental Salute to the Veterans 
Washington DC - Veterans Day

On Veteran’s Day Weekend in Washington, DC, The Parade of Heroes – A Monumental Salute to the Veterans will honor those who served during three pivotal periods in our Nation’s History. This special ceremony will take place at the WWII, Korean War and Vietnam War Memorials in Washington DC.  This historic commemoration will pay tribute to all the brave men and women who answered the call of duty during each of the wars for which these memorials are named. (B / C)

Show Choir / Concert Choir America - Orlando Hard Rock Live - April

​Show Choir and Concert Choir America will feature choirs from across the nation in the one of Orlando's most spectacular venues - "The Hard Rock Live"  This spring event will provide both a preliminary and finals round to show case your talents in front of a few of the industries best judges whose task it is to award our new American Grand Champions. (SC)

 

National Choral Symphony Festival - Beethoven 400 - Colorado Springs - May

​Choir and Orchestra together create some of the world's most amazing music. Now for the first time, there is a festival that will feature both of these outstanding ensembles in a joint performance in the beautiful and state of the art, Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts. Along with a performance of a lifetime, participants will receive expert instruction from professional musicians and conductors who know first hand what it takes to perform at the highest level.  (C / O)

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