Tours

Leipzig - Prague - Vienna Tour 2022

We are excited to announce our European Tour June 21-29, 2022!

 

Missed our Tour update meeting? Go here: Tour Meeting Feb 2022.pdf

 

Tour Registration DUE February 1!

Complete your online registration form and send a $500 (non-refundable) deposit to NVYS by February 1.

PAYMENT SCHEDULE

$500 per person (non-refundable) ............................. Due: February 1, 2022

$1,500 per person.......................................................... Due: March 15, 2022

$1,500 per person.......................................................... Due: April 15, 2022

Final Payment (remaining balance)............................. Due: May 5, 2022

 

CANCELLATION SCHEDULE

$500 per person (non-refundable)............................. Penalty Begins: February 15, 2022

25% per person, of total tour costs............................ Penalty Begins: April 1, 2022

50% per person, of total tour costs............................ Penalty Begins: April 30, 2022

100% per person, of total tour costs.......................... Penalty Begins: May 10, 2022

 

INSURANCE

Tour packages include basic trip insurance but do not include "Cancel for Any Reason" (CFAR) or medical quarantine. We HIGHLY recommend each participant purchase premier insurance that provides more comprehensive coverage (please note if you have received a tour scholarship you are required to purchase premier insurance). Premier insurance forms  (see NVYS insurance form below) and $244 payment must be turned in to MCI by April 1.

 

Covid Safety Protocols on Tour
To understand how our tour company, MCI, will support us with health and safety measures please read Safety and Security on Tour and Covid Procedures on Tour documents below.

If a NVYS tour participant contracts Covid on tour NVYS will provide:
- Single room to quarantine in place
- Testing by a medical professional to document positive test (please note this is required by the airlines)
- Support and care from a NVYS staff member (access to medical care, test kits, meals, over the counter medicines, check-ins) throughout quarantining
- If participant is an adult, NVYS will provide support and care until the adult feels comfortable quarantining and traveling home alone
- If participant is a unaccompanied student, NVYS will provide support and care throughout quarantining and traveling home
- If participant is an accompanied student, NVYS will provide support and care until the adult companion feels comfortable quarantining and traveling home with the student

 

Travel Deviation and Land Only Forms

Travel deviation is when you would like to request a different return flight from the group. Land Only is when you would like to book your own air reservations and meet the tour on the first day of tour. Both forms are due March 1 (no exceptions).

 

Other Important links to tour documents can be found here:

Tour Itinerary Germany, Czech, Austria.pdf

Premier Trip Insurance Brochure.pdf

Travel Protection FAQ - Flyer.pdf

Premier Insurance Form.pdf (Due April 1 for ALL Travelers)

Safety and Security on Tour - with FAQ.pdf

COVID-19 Procedures on Tour.pdf

 Land Only Form.docx.pdf  (Due March 1)

Travel Deviation Form.docx.pdf (Due March 1)

 

Previous Tours

  • Boston Montreal, June 2018
    This tour to the east coast started with a Masterclass with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, followed by an incredible performance of West Side Story by the Boston Pops. Students enjoyed walking tours of the Freedom Trail and Vieux Montreal (Old Montreal). The orchestra had a second masterclass at McGill University Schulich School of Music. Tour highlights included performances at Faneuil Hall and Christ Church (Montreal), and a joint performance with the Claflin Hill Youth Symphony in Melrose Hall (including a rousing rendition of America the Beautiful and east coast hospitality we will never forget). Lastly, we will never forget the group poutine party!
  • Ireland, Scotland and England,  June, 2016
    This memorable tour started off with a performance in the acoustically rich St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland. After a workshop at Kings College and taking in the sites of Dublin (Book of Kells, Guinness Factory, Viking Museum) NVYS was off to explore the beauty of Edinburgh, Scotland complete with a private Ceiligh (traditional Scottish square dance) with live band just off the Royal Mile. Performance #2 was in the charming walled city of York at the University of York. The tour came to close in the Big Smoke with a side trip to Oxford. Musicians explored the history of London and completed the two week tour with a performance at St. John's Smith Square with the Thames Youth Symphony. Wow!
  • New York City, June, 2014
    NVYS enjoyed an unforgettable tour of the Big Apple, which included a “Young Composers Workshop,” hosted by the New York Philharmonic, sitting in on a closed rehearsal of the New York Philharmonic and performances at the Central Park Band Shell and legendary Carnegie Hall.
  • Eastern Europe, June, 2012
    NVYS toured key sites in the rich story of classical music including Prague, Czech Republic and Vienna, Austria.
  • Los Angeles, June, 2010
    NVYS performed at Walt Disney Concert Hall, winning top honors in the Los Angeles International Music Festival.
  • New York City, June, 2008
    NVYS toured the city and performed at Carnegie Hall