How much time will be spent preparing for the concert?

Once we leave the USA, we’ll have *zero* rehearsals. For that reason, the 3 days at the college will be jam packed with rehearsals, coaching, sectionals, and whatever else we need in order to have a great final product before we leave. The Farewell Concert will actually be a “dress rehearsal” for the Tour, and  we’ll have a professional recording session to make your CD BEFORE we even leave on the Tour. That’s another reason that everyone must be as prepared as possible before arriving.

Now, in Europe … When we perform a Concert, we’ll pull into the venue, unload the coach/trailer, set up the stage, and then ALL the groups will perform. When we’ve finished, some of the cities will have arranged for a Reception!  It’s a great cultural sharing time, and they are very hospitable. 

On non-Concert days, the Red Tour will pack in as much unforgettable sight-seeing as possible.  Red Tour band directors do often recommend that brass players keep a mouthpiece in your carry-on for buzzing, but if you do that, make sure it’s an *extra* one so the original never leaves your case.

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Head Director

Gary Fink

Symphonic Band Directors

Dan Miller
Taylor Rehe
Alex Miller

Concert Choir Directors

Julianna LoBiondo
Adam Good

String Orchestra Director

Dave Beck
Eileen Miller

Jazz Band Director

Gary Fink

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