Rhythms International Festivals offer musical groups in the USA and Canada a unique adjudicated festival experience. Each festival is a non-competitive, educational event where ensembles perform in local venues for three expert adjudicators. Every group receives a full hour on stage which includes time for their performance and a Masterclass with a clinician. The festival wraps up with an Awards Banquet dinner and dance, featuring a live band and jam session where students are invited to play!

Rhythms devotes all of its efforts in delivering an educational and motivational event available to all levels of music for every type of ensemble. Sample itineraries typically range one to four nights and are an affordable option for groups looking to travel closer to home.

Sample 4-Day Festival Itinerary*

FRIDAY

Arrive at your destination and meet your Encore Tour Manager. Check in to you hotel and enjoy a free afternoon at your leisure.

SATURDAY

Breakfast at the hotel is included, provided each morning of the tour, prior to your morning sightseeing with a local guide. Optional activity in the afternoon. 

SUNDAY

In the morning, you will perform for the Rhythms Festival followed by an adjudication with a local clinician. Activity in the afternoon. Tonight, you will enjoy a semi-formal banquet dinner and dance with other members of the festival.

MONDAY

Check out and depart for home.

Standard Inclusions

  • Encore Tour Manager (1 per bus)
  • Lodging at 3* or 4* hotel
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • Private security guards at hotel
  • Transportation throughout arrival in city
  • Round-trip airfare or coaching to destination
  • City sightseeing and activities with local guide
  • Festival participation including max one hour performance and Masterclass with judges, adjudication sheets and recordings, festival plaque for group, flag of destination and letter from Mayor.
  • Awards Banquet dinner and dance
  • Tour manager and driver gratuities
  • Free single room for Director or Group Leader
  • Encore's Fabulous Fundraiser: 2 domestic airline tickets valued at a total of $1,000 for group to use as a fundraising item

*All Encore tours are customized! Contact us to customize your own tour.

2018 Rhythms International Festivals Calendar

Canada

CITY DATES
QUEBEC

April 6-9

April 13-16

April 20-23

April 27-30

MONTREAL
April 6-9

April 13-16

April 20-23

April 27-30

OTTAWA

April 20-23

May 4-7

TORONTO

May 4-7

May 11-14

VANCOUVER

March 30-April 2

April 6-9


USA

CITY DATES
BURLINGTON, VT

April 20-23

May 4-7

BOSTON

April 6-9

April 13-16

April 20-23

April 27-30

NEW YORK CITY

April 6-9

April 20-23

April 27-30

PHILADELPHIA

April 20-23

April 27-30

ANNAPOLIS

April 20-23

April 27-30

VIRGINIA BEACH

April 20-23

April 27-30

CLEVELAND

April 6-9

April 20-23

April 27-30

CHICAGO

April 6-9

April 20-23

April 27-30














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