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Behind the music – an interview with John Hagstrom

In today’s post, we have the privilege of speaking with John Hagstrom, a member of the trumpet section of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO). John’s passion for music education...

Keeping students safe – on the road

When it comes to traveling with students, safety is everyone’s top priority – the parents, directors, chaperones and travel planners. Student safety is a broad topic and one that...

Sharing September 11th with Students

Today’s middle and high school students are too young to remember the tragic events of September 11, 2001; but thanks to the many educational opportunities in Lower Manhattan, students...

Step one: Get parents on board

 

When it comes to convincing students to sign up for a performance tour, there’s one thing we’ve learned: you don’t have to convince students to sign up for a...

Making memories possible – BRT’s travel scholarship

Giving students the gift of travel is the dream of directors and parents alike, in schools across the country. Though every group we partner with follows a fundraising...

Our top 10 destinations – and WHY!

We’re often asked which destinations around the world are most popular for student performance tours. Sharing the list of our most-visited cities and countries is easy – but why...