Performance Stories

How travel connects to the classroom

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Travelling creates stronger teachers, and in turn stronger students. Studies continuously show how travel improves academic performance, and there are learning opportunities for students before, during, and after you return from your tour. For teachers, travel is professional development at the highest level. Travel brings lesson plans to life for classrooms, and the benefits are…

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5 reasons to take your students to Rhapsody Rotorua

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Rhapsody Rotorua is a must for all music students! The annual international youth music festival brings together budding musicians to learn, perform and grow. During the one-week festival, students will develop their musical skills and repertoire, connect with like-minded peers and build confidence through performances, adjudications and professional coaching from industry experts. Why should you…

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The world awaits

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WorldStrides’ educational travel programs offer students a smorgasbord of cross-curriculum academic and personal development opportunities to ignite personal growth and enrich learning at every stage of development. No matter the destination or year level of your students – an educational tour is remembered for a lifetime. We’ve hand-picked 7 of our top cross-curriculum destinations around…

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Reasons to take your ensemble on the road

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Whether it’s at home or abroad, the opportunities to take your music students beyond the classroom walls are endless. Our music tours fuel the artistic passion of students through workshops with leading musicians, performance opportunities and exciting learning activities. Students will build their skills and confidence as well as strengthening their dynamic as a group….

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Performing arts in the UK

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The United Kingdom is a hotspot for performing arts related events and learning activities that enable students to develop a deeper understanding of their craft. Home to many of the world’s oldest and most prestigious performing arts institutions, students will work with world-renowned choreographers to enhance their skills, learn new techniques, and perform on storied…

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Performing arts tours across the globe

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The best way to understand the performing arts industry is to get out there and experience it. A WorldStrides performing arts tour gives your students an inside view, with exclusive access to some of the most famous venues and stages around the world. Students are given a taste of what it’s like to participate in…

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Music festivals to mark in your calendar

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As registrations for Rhapsody Rotorua open, now is the perfect time to start planning your musical calendar. We offer premier festivals in Australia, New Zealand and New York. Whether you’re looking to travel as an ensemble or an individual performer, there is something to suit your performance interests and requirements. Get ready for these upcoming…

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Don’t miss out! Final spots available for Rhapsody Rotorua

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At WorldStrides, we share your passion for music and appreciate the inspiration musical performance brings. This is part of what makes Rhapsody Rotorua Festival such an incredible experience for music students every year. Registrations for Rhapsody Rotorua 2018 are closing soon. Click here to register your interest now. Take a quick look at a few…

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A curriculum guide to the USA

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When it comes to educational travel, students are spoiled for choice in the USA! Its vast array of attactions and educational programs that can be tailored to areas of the Australian Curriculum including Humanities and Social Sciences, STEM, Health and Physical Education and The Arts make it an ideal destination for your next educational tour….

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Perform at the Sydney Opera House

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We’re inviting Australian & New Zealand music educators to nominate students that have excelled under their direction to audition for the prestigious Honors Performance Series. In 2018 the Honors Performance Series will be held at the Sydney Opera House, Australia and Carnegie Hall, New York City.  Nominations are open for both locations and welcomes individual…

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