MPF's "American Musical Journey" is designed for international music students and will take place before and after the festival activities. Top quality tour guides, under the direction of the MPF director and faculty, will lead the trip to ensure the participants' experience is a truly memorable American journey. The excursions will include visits to all historical and tourist sites as well as major American musical landmarks. Participants will travel to New York City to visit the Julliard School, the Manhattan School of Music, Lincoln Center (home of the New York Philharmonic and MET Opera), Carnegie Hall, and Broadway etc.; Philadelphia to visit the Curtis Institute, the Kimmel Center (home of the Philadelphia Orchestra), University of Pennsylvania, and Temple University; Baltimore to visit the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University and Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (home of the Baltimore Symphony); and Washington D.C. to visit the Kennedy Center (home of the National Symphony) among others.
American Musical Journey cost: $900
(July 20-24, and August 5-6)
The fee covers 3 to 4 star hotels, all meals, tickets, bilingual tour guides, air-conditioned transportation, airport transportation, and special meals (tip excluded).