Performing Arts: Chicago Heritage Festival

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Chicago is a city that never ceases to amaze, with world-class skyscrapers, museums, and art every which way you look. At the conclusion of our festival event, you will get to attend the awards ceremony and have dinner at Medieval Times.
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Day 1 Arrival in Chicago
Hotel check-in after 4pm
Details: AIM Experience master class
Start the weekend off on the right note with your own customized master class - the AIM Experience. Spend 60-90 minutes with a professional clinician perfecting your festival performance, fine tuning your skills, and reaffirming your classroom teachings.
Day 2 First day of festival performances
Details: Festival performances
Please note performances will take place either on Friday or Saturday. Each ensemble will have 30-35 minutes on stage. A panel of three adjudicators will provide written and recorded feedback for each performance. Following your performance, a select adjudicator will conduct a clinic on stage with your group, providing valuable feedback and reinforcement for your classroom teachings. Groups will also have the opportunity to participate as an audience for other groups competing – giving your ensemble exposure to their peers.
Day 3 Continue festival performances
Details: Continue festival performances
Festival performances will continue throughout the day. Your performance time will be given to you weeks before the event, so you can plan your day accordingly.
Details: Exclusive awards ceremony
Celebrate with friends, new and old, at your festival's exclusive awards ceremony!
Day 4 Departure for home!
Travel home
Map of the Chicago Heritage Festival tour
Tour Includes:
  • Round-trip transportation
  • 3 overnight stays in hotels
  • Breakfast daily (except arrival day)
  • Dinner daily (except departure day)
  • Entrances and transportation to sites and activities described in your itinerary
  • Internationally acclaimed adjudicators
  • Meaningful awards and trophies
  • Gift for the director
  • Commemorative pin for each student
  • Note: Tour cost does not include airline-imposed baggage fees, or fees for any required passport or visa. Please visit our Fees FAQ page for a full list of items that may not be included in the cost of your tour.
  • Free academic credit for students

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