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String Ensemble & Orchestra Tours

Whether you’re planning to tour with your small String Ensemble or your massive Symphony Orchestra, we understand the special difficulties of transporting violins, violas inside aircraft, especially on long haul trips. We are familiar and experienced with the packing and transport of ‘celli and double basses, large woodwind, brass and percussion instruments. If you wish to visit schools and use their large instruments, we can arrange that for you. We can also assist with clinicians for masterclasses throughout the world.

Popular destinations for school music trips include Argentina, Australia, Europe, New Zealand and the USA. Student Horizons will work with you and support you throughout to create an inspiring and memorable experience.


Recent Music Tour Feedback...
 
 
feilding crest “I am overwhelmed by the support we received for this tour before, during and afterwards. It was great to have Jane on the tour and made it easier for us to focus on the kids. Everything was just so easy and efficient. Thanks so much, we are recommending you left right and center."

"This was such a pain-free process. I was kept well-informed and my questions were answered very promptly. Took away a lot of stress.”

Tour Leader, Feilding High School
European Music Tour, July 2016
 
 
StMarysCollege “Student Horizons is a company that I have been advocating for since my introduction to them last October. Within one week of making my initial enquiry, the company director, Mr Jamie Wansey travelled from New Zealand to Brisbane to meet with me directly and discuss the option of touring with Student Horizons. His initial passion, commitment and interest in my suggested aims and objectives of such tours from St Mary’s College made it an easy decision. The continued support from Jamie and his staff was incredible, as was the organisation and liaison with Suzanne Whitlock. Further to their commitment, Richard (Programme Development Manager) managed the operation on the ground in New Zealand and had an uncanny ability to ‘pop up’ anywhere and everywhere and support our tour 24/7 – no small feat for a 7 foot Welsh man! Our final thank you must go to Kaitlin, this ‘gritty’ ever determined Florida native was the champion of our tour. Her blog post was outrageously kind! Her intimate involvement and interaction with our group was highlighted in her ability to reflect on each touring member. She sprinted the streets of Auckland, bowled her first strike in ten pin bowling, discovered the great game of Netball and climbed every mountain that we did – whilst at the same time, organising the transportation, coordinating the rooming arrangements, picking up lunches, double checking dietary requirements and getting in ‘some’ sleep. The Student Horizons team was remarkable in every way, and I have no hesitation in recommending them to any school or organisation.”

Tour Leader, St Mary's College, Ipswich
New Zealand Choral & Netball Tour, October 2015
 
 
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Yvonne Carr – Head of Music Tours and Festivals

Until recently Yvonne managed the the Churchie Music Program and was until the end of 2014, Director of Music at Churchie. Prior to working at Churchie, Yvonne was Director of Music at St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace. Both of these schools are members of the Brisbane GPS (Great Public Schools' Association).

Yvonne is passionate about Music Education and believes every child should have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument at a young age and develop that throughout school, becoming life long learners. Being involved in band, orchestra or choir gives young people the chance to be part of a wonderful team experience which allows them to travel all over the world to perform and compete.

During Yvonne’s career in the education sector she has organised numerous overseas music tours for students and understands the considerable benefits it can bring young people. Taking 90 students to the prestigious Banff International Music Festival in Canada was a highlight. Yvonne has toured with ensembles to many states in the USA as well as New Zealand and within Australia.

“All students deserve to see the world and to be given the opportunity to see personally what life is like somewhere else. Travel allows this and music makes it happen.”
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Let’s Discuss Your Next Overseas School Trip

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Eye-opening, engaging and inspiring on all sorts of levels, Asia has got it all. China’s astonishing Great Wall, the paradise...

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Africa is an awe-inspiring destination that’s renowned for remarkably vast scenery and astonishing natural history...

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Featuring some of the planet’s greatest natural wonders and the world’s most vibrant, multicultural cities...

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Combining a rich tapestry of landscapes and cultures, South America provides students with a diverse and exotic Latin...

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Conveniently close to home yet unique and diverse enough to ensure an enriching travel experience, Australia is...

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The Student Horizons team are looking forward to welcoming you to Aoteraoa. New Zealand is without doubt one of...

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Comprising of some of the world’s most significant holy sites set within bustling cosmopolitan cities, the Middle East...

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The irresistible Pacific Islands are famed for idyllic white sandy beaches and palm trees, yet these conveniently located...

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India and Sri Lanka are touring destinations that provide amazing value all-round. Offering enigmatic and...

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England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales are countries that are steeped in history and are packed full of character. Combining...

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With a rich history that spreads back over thousands of years Europe has evolved to become an exceptionally...

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WHY SCHOOLS CHOOSE STUDENT HORIZONS TO ORGANISE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL TRIPS

When students travel internationally, their adventurous spirit can sometimes lead them to risky situations. Without proper preventative measures in place, the results can be disastrous.

By having numerous risk prevention measures in place and extensive risk assessments completed on international ground handlers, we are happy to share the responsibility of keeping your students safe during their overseas school tour.
 
Bring your students on a school trip that exposes them to experiences which develop their skills and interests in their chosen subject.

Whether you’re looking to organise international sports tours, subject specific educational tours or student volunteer expeditions, we create customised itineraries based on your requirements.
 
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Phone: +64 9 555 0439
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P.O. Box 304066
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Student Horizons is committed to providing Australian and New Zealand students with outstanding overseas school sports tours, educational tours and music tours.