Encore Tours

Encore Tours goes beyond travel. We are committed to supporting music education at home. From our director workshops and professional networking events to our scholarship programs for young musicians, we continue to give back to our musical communities year-round. That's why "taking your music program to new places" is our mission. Whether "places" refers to exciting destinations or supporting your music programs at home, Encore is with you every step of the way.

  • Maintaining Creativity in a Distance Learning Environment

    Maintaining Creativity in a Distance Learning Environment

    Erick Crow, the Director of Choral Activities and Drama at Cardinal Gibbons High School, explains how educators can be productive and maintain creativity in a distance learning environment.

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  • The 12 Best Videos From The Acapella App

    The 12 Best Videos From The Acapella App

    Looking for inspiration while you're stuck at home? Check out our list of the 12 best videos from the Acapella App!

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  • How To Host A Virtual Fundraising Event

    How To Host A Virtual Fundraising Event

    Learn how to host a virtual fundraiser for your ensemble, and check out some of our favorite ideas for fundraising events.

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  • The 10 Best TED Talks About Music

    The 10 Best TED Talks About Music

    Whether you're looking for knowledge, humor, or inspiration, our list of the 10 best TED Talks about music has something for everybody.

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  • Using Google Classroom To Teach Music

    Using Google Classroom To Teach Music

    Patrick Munson, the Director of Music at Belfast Area High School and a former Encore Tours Group Leader, explains how Google Classroom can be used to teach remote music classes.

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  • Coping with Corona: Our Favorite Books, Movies, and More

    Coping with Corona: Our Favorite Books, Movies, and More

    The Encore team provides some of their favorite books, TV shows, movies, and websites to help stay entertained during this difficult period.

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  • Coronavirus FAQ

    Coronavirus FAQ

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) regarding Encore's response to the recent coronavirus outbreak

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  • An Update Regarding Encore Travel and the Coronavirus

    An Update Regarding Encore Travel and the Coronavirus

    An update on how groups traveling with ACIS and Encore might be impacted by the Coronavirus infection (COVID-19).

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  • Earn Graduate-Level Credits by Attending Prelude

    Earn Graduate-Level Credits by Attending Prelude

    By attending Prelude, teachers can earn graduate-level credits for salary advancement and recertification.

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  • 2020 Calendar - Celebrate the Biggest Musical Events of the Year

    2020 Calendar - Celebrate the Biggest Musical Events of the Year

    Encore's 2020 Musical Celebrations Calendar is the perfect addition to your rehearsal space or classroom! Discover different musical holidays, customs, and traditions! Download your free calendar now!

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  • Congratulations to the Winners of the 2019 #MoreEncore Photo Contest

    Congratulations to the Winners of the 2019 #MoreEncore Photo Contest

    Love music and travel photography? Check out these fantastic photos that were recently chosen as winners of the 2019 #MoreEncore photo competition!

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  • Celebrate Mozart's Life and Birthplace in Vienna

    Celebrate Mozart's Life and Birthplace in Vienna

    Learn more about Mozart's life and get a quote on a fully customizable performance tour to see Mozart's birthplace in Salzburg, Austria and play at three historic venues.

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  • Using Social Media to Engage Your Ensemble and Promote Your Tour

    Using Social Media to Engage Your Ensemble and Promote Your Tour

    Find out how you can leverage social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to promote your performance tour and increase engagement.

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  • Announcing our new Encore Tours Ambassadors (ETA) Program

    Announcing our new Encore Tours Ambassadors (ETA) Program

    Encore Tours is proud to announce the first-ever group of Encore Tours Ambassadors (ETA), who will leverage their experience to help Directors build their ensembles using the power of concert touring.

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  • Encore Tours Spotlight: Saint Anthony's High School 2019 Italy Tour

    Encore Tours Spotlight: Saint Anthony's High School 2019 Italy Tour

    Performing for Pope Francis, singing for a standing room only crowd in a Gothic cathedral, and pilgrimaging to the relics of Saint Anthony - read all about the St. Anthony High School's choir tour!

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  • [QUIZ] Which Country Should You Travel to With Your Ensemble?

    [QUIZ] Which Country Should You Travel to With Your Ensemble?

    You know that you want to embark on an international performance tour with your band, choir, or orchestra—but where to? Take our quiz to find the perfect destination for your performance trip!

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  • What's Included on an International Encore Tour?

    What's Included on an International Encore Tour?

    Fully customized itineraries, hand-picked performance venues, expert Tour Managers, and more! Discover all that is included on a band, choir, or orchestra trip with Encore Tours.

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  • Canada: Cantiques Canadiennes - 7 Days

    Canada: Cantiques Canadiennes - 7 Days

    Check out the sample itinerary!

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  • Canada: Oh, Canada! - 6 Days

    Canada: Oh, Canada! - 6 Days

    Check out the sample itinerary!

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  • China & Southeast Asia: Inside Indochina - 10 Days

    China & Southeast Asia: Inside Indochina - 10 Days

    Check out the sample itinerary!

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