Experience the revolutionary charm of New England in one of America’s most historic cities. Boston is where much of the country’s history began from the first public school in America to sites linked to the revolutionary war.
Enjoy a DUCK boat tour of Boston by land and sea, explore the historic Faneuil Hall Marketplace and see a performance by the world-renowned Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Your ensemble will have the opportunity to perform an adjudicated concert at a Rhythms International Music Festival complete with an awards banquet and dinner with live music. Before departing for home, see the site of the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock.
Board your coach and depart for Beantown. Arrive in Boston, meet your Encore Tour Manager and begin exploring this historic city. Have dinner together this evening at Fire & Ice then attend a performance of Blue Man Group. Afterwards, check into to your suburban area hotel for a good night's rest.
After breakfast, provided each morning at your hotel, depart for downtown and gather for your Boston Duck Tour! The fun begins as soon as you board your "DUCK", a W.W.II style amphibious landing vehicle. First, you'll be greeted by one of our legendary tour ConDUCKtors®, who’ll be narrating your sightseeing tour of Boston. Then you’re off on a journey like you’ve never had before. Free time in Quincy Marketplace for shopping, lunch and browsing on your own. Located steps away from the waterfront, Faneuil Hall Marketplace is alive today as it was in 1742 when our nation's fathers proclaimed it "The Cradle of Liberty." The cobblestone promenades are filled with the music and jaw-dropping routines of world-renowned street performers and musicians. This afternoon board the USS Constitution, aka "Old Ironsides" then enjoy a group dinner and concert by the world-famous Boston Symphony Orchestra. Return to your hotel.
This morning wake up and have breakfast in preparation for your performance at the Rhythms International Music Festival. Your ensemble will have the opportunity to perform an adjudicated concert and participate in a Master Class/workshop with accomplished conductors and clinicians. The second part of the day includes a visit of the Museum of Science. Long respected as a leader in science education, the Museum of Science promotes thoughtful participation in today's increasingly technological society. With over 700 permanent exhibits and ever-changing temporary exhibits, films, and shows, groups can encounter the fresh and unfamiliar, ask questions, and actively address the provocative issues raised by innovations in science and technology. Return to your hotel. Free time to prepare for the Banquet Dinner. All join for a pre-banquet get together followed by the Rhythms International Semi-formal Awards Banquet Dinner & Dance with a live interactive band where your students are invited to join the band on stage and perform.
This morning have a final breakfast at your hotel. Head for Plymouth where you'll interact with Pilgrims and Indians at Plimoth Plantation and see Plymouth Rock. Have lunch on your own and then depart for home.
Prices based on 45 participants and 3 free places for chaperones.
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