Washington, D.C. and New York

Take on Washington, D.C. and New York. This 7-day journey takes students from the nation’s capital to the Big Apple with a range of musical opportunities, including numerous performances in iconic settings, participation in workshops, theater tours, and both Broadway and Philharmonic performances.  The musical tour is complemented with quintessential experiences in each city from a cruise up the Potomac River, visits to the Smithsonian Museums, and a tour of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to New York City music concerts with a guided tour of New York landmarks, a visit to the Whitney Museum, and a ride up to the Top of the Rock.  The climax of this musical journey is a performance at Carnegie Hall.  

 

DAY 1 

  • Arrive in Washington, DC-Meet tour director
  • Free time Washington
  • Dinner Cruise along the Potomac River
  • Hotel check-in

 

DAY 2 

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Travel to Fairfax, VA (~30 minutes)
  • Student Performance & Workshop Opportunity at George Mason University
  • Lunch
  • Travel back to DC
  • Visit the Smithsonian Museums: Air & Space Museum, American History Museum, Museum of Natural History
  • Dinner
  • Arrive hotel

 

DAY 3 

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit American University
    • Performance and clinic opportunity
  • Lunch on campus
  • Visit the U.S. National Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Visit the National Mall & Memorial Parks
  • Dinner
  • Travel to New York City
  • Hotel check-in

 

DAY 4

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit the Old Post Office Pavilion
    • Performance opportunity
  • Guided Tour of New York City: Wall Street, Chinatown, 911 Memorial, Times Square, Rockefeller Plaza, Soho, 5th Avenue, and more!!!
  • Lunch
  • Visit Columbia University- Performance opportunity
  • Dinner
  • Attend a Broadway Musical Performance
  • Arrive hotel

 

DAY 5

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts:
    • Guided tour
    • Performance opportunity
  • Lunch
  • Backstage Tour of Radio City Music Hall
  • Visit the Whitney Museum
  • Dinner
  • Visit Top of the Rock
  • Arrive hotel

DAY 6

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
    • Performance opportunity (seasonal)
  • Lunch
  • Visit the Intrepid Museum
    • Performance Opportunity
  • Attend a NY Philharmonic performance
  • Dinner
  • Arrive hotel

DAY 7

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Visit Carnegie Hall
    • Performance opportunity
  • Lunch on campus
  • Return home