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A D J U D I C AT I O N • ADMIS SION TO PARK • AWARDS CEREMONY

The Finest One and Two Day Festivals for Bands, Choirs & Orchestras!

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Our Music SHOWCASe Festivals staff is looking forward to working closely with ★ Director's Package Free
you over the next year to ensure a musically rewarding, educational, and enjoyable (1 Band, 1 Choir, & 1 Orchestra)
experience for you and your students.
(based on a minimum group of
If you have any questions concerning registration procedures, hotel accommodations, twenty (20) students)
meals, transportation quotes, or your financial account, please call Debbie Favinger at
1-800-545-0935, Ext. 120. For park information, awards ceremony times and locations, ★ One Chaperone Package Free for
or additional assistance, you may call Heather Favinger at 1-800-545-0935, Ext. 121. For
information or questions concerning facilities, awards, scheduling process, judging, every twenty (20) paid students
or equipment and technical details, call Ron Simmons at 1-800-584-7205. (based on a minimum group of forty
(40) students)
CALL TODAY FOR MORE INFORMATION!!
Six Flags Great America, IL
Cedar Point, OH
Valleyfair! MN

Kings
Island, OH

Six Flags
★ New england, MA

Dorney Park, PA

★ Hersheypark, PA
★ ★
★ ★
★ ★ Six Flags Great Adventure, NJ
California’s ★
Great America, CA ★ Six Flags America, MD
★ ★
★ ★ Kings Dominion, VA
Six Flags
Busch Gardens, VA
Magic Mountain, CA ★
★ Six Flags
★ Kentucky Kingdom, KY

Dollywood, TN

Frontier City, OK
Hard Rock Park, SC

Six Flags Fiesta Texas, TX
★ Six Flags Six Flags Over Georgia, GA
St. Louis, MO
Schlitterbahn
Galveston Island, TX
Six Flags Over Texas, TX

APRIL 17-18 APRIL 25 MAY 2 MAY 8 (cont.) MAY 15-16 MAY 22


Busch Gardens, VA Busch Gardens, VA Busch Gardens, VA Hersheypark, PA Cedar Point, OH Busch Gardens, VA
Six Flags Over Georgia, GA Kings Dominion, VA California’s Great America, CA Six Flags Great Adventure, NJ Kings Dominion, VA Dorney Park, PA
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island, TX Dollywood, TN Six Flags Over Georgia, GA Hersheypark, PA
APRIL 18 Six Flags Great Adventure, NJ Hard Rock Park, SC MAY 8-9
Busch Gardens, VA Six Flags Magic Mountain, CA Hersheypark, PA Cedar Point, OH MAY 16 MAY 29
Six Flags Great Adventure, NJ Six Flags Over Georgia, GA Kings Dominion, VA Hersheypark, PA Busch Gardens, VA Hersheypark, PA
Six Flags Over Georgia, GA Six Flags St. Louis, MO Kings Island, OH Kings Island, OH Cedar Point, OH
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island, TX Dorney Park, PA MAY 30
APRIL 24-25 MAY 1-2 Six Flags America, MD MAY 9 Frontier City, OK Busch Gardens, VA
Busch Gardens, VA Busch Gardens, VA Six Flags Fiesta Texas, TX Busch Gardens, VA Hersheypark, PA Hersheypark, PA
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island, TX Dollywood, TN Six Flags Great Adventure, NJ Cedar Point, OH Kings Dominion, VA Kings Dominion, VA
Six Flags Great Adventure, NJ Hersheypark, PA Six Flags Magic Mountain, CA Hersheypark, PA Kings Island, OH
Six Flags Over Georgia, GA Kings Island, OH Six Flags St. Louis, MO Kings Dominion, VA Six Flags Great Adventure, NJ
Six Flags Magic Mountain, CA Schlitterbahn Galveston Island, TX Kings Island, OH Six Flags Great America, IL
Six Flags Magic Mountain, CA MAY 8 Six Flags Great Adventure, NJ Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, KY
Six Flags St. Louis, MO Busch Gardens, VA Six Flags Over Texas, TX Six Flags New England, MA
Dorney Park, PA Valleyfair!, MN Six Flags Over Georgia, GA

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Busch Gardens, in Williamsburg, Virginia, is 360 acres of multi-faceted
Oklahoma City, OK
entertainment featuring three monster roller coasters and over 100 other
exciting rides, shows and attractions. Frontier City is a recreated 1880's town and amusement park all in one. Live
shows and musical reviews give you time to breath between roller coasters
1-Day Festivals: April 18 May 9 2-Day Festivals: April 17-18 like the Diamond-Back and Silver Bullet.
April 25 May 16 April 24-25
May 2 May 22 May 1-2 1-Day Festival: May 16 2-Day Festival:
May 8 May 30 Overnight plan available
REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Andre Francisco
REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Gordon Parr

Santa Clara, CA
Northern California's most accessible theme park, Great America is located 30
Myrtle Beach, SC
miles south of San Francisco and offers five theme areas featuring 125 rides, Cranking up the volume in Myrtle Beach this one-of-a-kind Rock-n-Roll
shows and attractions including the most water rides in the Bay area. theme park is the first in the world. The 55-acre park features over 50 at-
tractions sure to satisfy the rocker in all of us.
1-Day Festival: May 2 2-Day Festival:
Overnight plan available 1-Day Festival: May 2 2-Day Festival:
Overnight plan available
REGIONAL COORDINATORS: Joe Howard and Joe Kelly REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Scott Scrivner

Sandusky, OH Hershey, PA
Cedar Point is a scenic 364-acre park located in Sandusky, Ohio, overlook- Hersheypark is located on 100 acres featuring over 60 rides and attractions
ing Lake Erie. Incredible roller coasters have been Cedar Point's hallmark including 10 coasters and six drenching water rides. Billed as the "cleanest
since its first one in 1892; today, they have 16 – more than any other park and greenest theme park in America."
in the world!
1-Day Festivals: May 2 May 16 2-Day Festivals: May 1-2
1-Day Festivals: May 9
2-Day Festivals: May 8-9 May 8 May 22 May 8-9
May 16 May 15-16 May 9 May 29
May 15 May 30
REGIONAL COORDINATORS: Renee Slocum and Adam Ladd
REGIONAL COORDINATORS: Charles Masters

Pigeon Forge, TN Doswell, VA


More and more people are discovering Dollywood – Tennessee's major theme Kings Dominion is centrally located on I-95 south of Washington, D.C., and
park. Millions have already enjoyed Dollywood's 30 rides and attractions north of Richmond, Virginia. The Italian Job Turbo Coaster – based on the
and 40 live shows daily. Also hosts the U.S.'s tallest water-flume ride and hit movie – is a crowd favorite.
a brand-new roller coaster.
1-Day Festivals: April 25 May 16 2-Day Festival: May 15-16
1-Day Festival: May 2 2-Day Festival: May 1-2 May 2 May 30
May 9
REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Greg Lawson REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Allen Hall, III

Allentown, PA
Cincinnati, OH
Dorney Park, located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, features over 60 rides,
shows and attractions on over 123 acres! You'll love the world class coast- Kings Island is located off I-71 near Cincinnati, Ohio, and features over 100
ers and speed rides, the whitewater and flume rides, and Talon - the tallest, exciting rides, shows and attractions.
inverted coaster in the Northeast.
1-Day Festivals: May 2 May 16 2-Day Festivals: May 1-2
1-Day Festivals: May 8 May 22 2-Day Festival: May 9 May 8-9
May 15 Overnight plan available
May 16
REGIONAL COORDINATORS: Jerry Robinson and Lee Wiederhold
REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Bruce Schmoyer

e-mail: dfavinger@musfestivals.com 1-800-545-0935 Fax: 610-898-7691 www.musicshowcasefestivals.com


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Gurnee, IL
Newly-opened in 2006, Schlitterbahn Galveston Island, Texas, is the third Six Flags Great America is located 45-minutes north of Chicago and
in this popular chain of waterparks featuring innovative and unique rides 45-minutes south of Milwaukee and features over 130 attractions, rides
for the coolest times in Texas! Three themed areas – Wasserfest, Surfenburg, and shows.
and Blastenhoff.

1-Day Festivals: April 25 2-Day Festivals: April 24-25 1-Day Festivals: May 16 2-Day Festival:
May 2 May 1-2 Overnight plan available

REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Nick Nicholson REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Elton Eisele

Largo, MD Louisville, KY
Six Flags America, convenient to Baltimore or Washington, DC, has Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom offers more than 110 rides and is best known
transformed itself by adding more than $30 million in new rides, shows, for its seven world-class roller coasters including Chang – which shattered
and attractions. five world records at its debut.

1-Day Festival: May 2 2-Day Festival: 1-Day Festival: May 16 2-Day Festival:
Overnight plan available Overnight plan available

REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Barbara Dobberstein REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Thomas Cheatham

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San Antonio, TX Valencia, CA

Six Flags Fiesta Texas, in San Antonio, is a 200-acre theme park set in a Six Flags Magic Mountain, located 25-minutes north of Los Angeles, offers
limestone quarry surrounded by 100-foot cliffs and features four theme adventurous rides and mesmerizing shows.
areas.

1-Day Festival: May 2 2-Day Festival: 1-Day Festivals: April 25 2-Day Festival: April 24-25
May 2 May 1-2
Overnight plan available

REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Bill Ricketts REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Ken Bauer

The tallest, fastest roller


coaster on Earth!

Jackson, NJ Agawam, MA
Six Flags Great Adventure is located in Jackson, New Jersey, and has virtually Six Flags New England, conveniently located in Agawam, Massachusetts,
doubled in size with a new multimillion dollar expansion. features over $50 million in new thrills over the past few years.

1-Day Festivals: April 18 May 9 2-Day Festival: April 24-25


April 25 May 15 1-Day Festival: May 16 2-Day Festival:
May 2 May 16 Overnight plan available
May 8

REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Alan Abraham REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Joe Brogan


e-mail: dfavinger@musfestivals.com 1-800-545-0935 Fax: 610-898-7691 www.musicshowcasefestivals.com


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2008 In Retrospect
Directors’ Comments
★ DIANE CARIUS ★ Louise Haemmerle & Jodi Johnson,
Atlanta, GA Sudlow Intermediate Thomas Grover Middle School, NJ
Six Flags Over Georgia is located on over 330 acres 12-miles southwest of School, IL “We just wanted to extend a huge thank you for helping us organize
Atlanta and features more than 100 rides, shows and attractions. “Music SHOWCASE Festivals our trip to Williamsburg. Everything went so smoothly! We
repeatedly provide a positive arrived at all of our destinations on time and we were impressed
stimulus for my students and with the organization of each location. When we arrived at the
the entire music department. hotel for dinner all of the room assignments were complete and
1-Day Festivals: April 18 2-Day Festivals: April 17-18 The festival rewards students the hotel staff had made multiple copies of the paperwork for our
April 25 April 24-25 for their efforts throughout the chaperones. We were very grateful!
May 16 May 15-16
year. Soloists, accompanists, “The adjudicators at the festival made many helpful comments
sections, and entire ensembles, on our tapes and the written comments were thoughtful and
REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Terry Rainey, Jr. are inspired by receiving tro- constructive! The comments helped to improve our choir! We
phies and compliments from the also appreciated the awards ceremony that presented appropriate
judges. It is consistently one of awards for middle school ensembles.”
the highlights of our year.”

★ Neshawn Calloway, ★ BRETT DUCHON


Perform Chattanooga High Stafford Middle School, CT
an
Record ce School, TN “Thank you again for a great
ing
Provid “I just wanted to tell you we musical weekend. My students
ed
had a great time in Cincinnati and I were very pleased with our
and we are already planning for results and very happy with our
Dallas, TX next year. Your representatives day at Six Flags. The hotel was
at the sight were great. Thanks great and their staff was more
Six Flags Over Texas, located in Arlington, TX, is a 205-acre park that includes for all of your help and I look than accommodating to us. We
over 100 rides, shows and attractions set amidst lush landscape. forward to next year.” look forward to next year’s trip
and continuing to work with
Music Showcase Festivals.”
1-Day Festival: May 9 2-Day Festival: ★ AMY FOREMAN
Overnight plan available Wheaton High School, MD
“Music SHOWCASE keeps ★ Mary Ann Drawl,
the festival experience simple, Northbrook Middle
REGIONAL COORDINATOR: John Nutt giving the students an oppor- School, TX
tunity to perform and have “Our May 3 trip was great. All
fun together. Our students worked out very well. Thank you
loved it.” for a great experience.”

★ BRAD FORD
Bermudian Springs Schools, PA
“Thank you to Music Showcase Festivals for another amazing spring
at Hersheypark and Dorney Park. The festival continually features
more and more quality groups each year and the adjudication is
Six Flags St. Louis is located on I-44 about 30-miles southwest of St. Louis, helpful not only to my growth as a teacher, but also to the growth
Missouri, and features over 100 rides, shows and attractions. of my students. The festival always focuses on the most important
aspect of education; the students. Thank you for giving my students
something to look forward to and to strive for each year. It is truly
1-Day Festivals: April 25 2-Day Festival: May 1-2 the highlight of our school year and we look forward to many years
May 2 of participation.”

★ Sally Burns,
REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Matt Sokeland Bowie High School, MD
“I just wanted to let you know that the Cedar Point Festival was
★ NADIA WIRCHNIANSKI ★ Penny McLemore, wonderful this weekend! Our music festival went smoothly, and
Reagan Middle School, IL Meridian High School, MS the students played well. Everyone enjoyed the park, and we stayed
“Thank you so much for all of “The festival was very well until it closed. The hotel was clean and served its purpose. The
your hard work! The festival run, Mr. Lawson was great! people who worked there were very nice, and had everything ready
and everything about our trip for us. We were sent to Ryan’s restaurant for breakfast, and it was
was fantastic! I look forward to really great. It was a breakfast buffet and the students loved having
making arrangements with you ★ Jeremy Rosa & all that food available. They were ready and waiting for us Sunday
again next year! Thanks for a Rosemary Thyberg, at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I had allowed three hours which
Shakopee, MN Philadelphia Performing
great experience.” was just the right amount of time to let them tour and have a bite of
Arts Charter School, PA lunch in the café. Thank you for everything that you did to arrange
Located in Minnesota, Valleyfair is the biggest amusement park in the
“On behalf of the Philadelphia the trip for us. Your efforts were appreciated by all.”
upper Midwest and features five popular roller coasters to speed you up,
★ Bill Farley, Performing Arts Charter
down and all around!
West Orange High School, we would like to extend
School, NJ our thanks to you for your
“Thanks for all of your help efforts in accommodating our
1-Day Festival: May 9 2-Day Festival: and thanks for another great students and our school at
Overnight plan available year!” the Music Showcase Festival.
Alan Abraham, your on-site
coordinator, went above and
★ John Linton, beyond which so much to
REGIONAL COORDINATOR: Steve Albaugh
Maple Point Middle our students, Rosemary, and
School, PA myself. Thanks again, you
“Thanks for a very enjoyable fes- made this a great experience
tival. Your people were all very for us and our students. We
gracious and accommodating. look forward to seeing you
e-mail: dfavinger@musfestivals.com 1-800-545-0935 We plan to use your company again next year (hopefully in
8 again next year.” the sun!)”
General Information Trophies & Awards
Schedule of Events
The awards & trophies presented by
One-Day Festivals Two-Day Festivals Music SHOWCASe Festivals provide an
incentive for the students in the various
8:00 AM - Adjudications begin for all Day One - Schedule will vary by location. performing organizations to strive
Choirs, Bands, Orchestras, and Jazz Ensem- for musical excellence while
bles. The Parade Review will take place Late Afternoon - Adjudications begin for all concert
performing ensembles. Schools can use other available being adjudicated by
following the Concert Adjudications. respected musicians
time to check-in to their hotel, eat, or sight-see.
All groups will spend the remainder of the and music educators.
day in the theme park. Day Two - The Parade Review will usually be held in As a reward for these
the morning. (Depending on the festival schedule and efforts and accom-
The Grand Awards Ceremony will take number of participating groups, the Parade Review plishments, Music
place in the park with times to be an- may take place on Friday evening.) SHOWCASe Festivals
nounced. * presents distinctive
All groups will spend the day in the theme park.
* On some occasions the Awards Ceremony is held at
and impressive tro-
adjudication site. The Grand Awards Ceremony will take place in the phies that are sure to
park with times to be announced.* provide many years
Adjudication of pride and fond
The MUSICAL SELECTIONS to be performed will be determined by the organization's director. There memories.
is NO required music or sight reading.
Each school must supply their own SET-UP CREW to rearrange choral risers, music stands, or chairs
prior to their group's performance.
Each Organization will have twenty-five (25) minutes to: ★ Set-up ★ Perform an optional warm-up
Choral MIXED CONCERT CHOIR
selection ★ Perform two (2) selections of director's choice for adjudication ★ Clear the stage ★ High School (Class AAA, Class AA, and Class A) ★ Middle School (Class AA and Class A)
★ Junior High School ★ Elementary School
At larger festivals, choral ensembles, except Show Choirs, may be allotted a 20-minute time slot.
Show/Swing/Jazz Choirs may perform any number of selections within this 25-minute time limit. TREBLE CHOIR, WOMEN'S CHOIR, MEN'S CHOIR, SHOW CHOIR, JAZZ/SWING CHOIR,
CHAMBER/MADRIGAL CHOIR, GOSPEL CHOIR, AND BARBERSHOP QUARTET
Directors entering two or more performing ensembles in the same classification can register the "advanced ★ High School ★ Middle School ★ Junior High School ★ Elementary School
group" in an applicable category and the "second group" can be registered in a lower class division.
1st through 5th place trophies for each performing category in each class will be awarded. Out-
An Organization's Stage Time begins when the first member of the stage crew enters the stage. Organiza- standing Soloist, Section, and Accompanist Awards are also presented at the judges' discretion.
tions that exceed the twenty-five (25) minute time allotment on stage will be declared ineligible for rating
or competition and will receive comments only.
The Director must furnish two (2) sets of scores with measures numbered for each of the two adjudicated
selections for each of their performing groups. Each Director must also furnish two (2) cassette tapes
with appropriate labels and three (3) Music Performance Selection Sheets. Tapes and scores will be col-
Instrumental
CONCERT BAND, ORCHESTRA, STRING ORCHESTRA, JAZZ ENSEMBLE,
lected at the registration table. Photocopied scores are not permitted unless written permission from the AND PARADE REVIEW
publisher is received and presented.
★ High School (Class AAA, Class AA, and Class A)
Music EQUIPMENT provided by Music SHOWCASE Festivals in the performance area includes: chairs, ★ Middle School (Class AA and Class A)
music stands, choral risers, piano, podium, four timpani and a concert bass drum. Please note that we do ★ Junior High School ★ Elementary School
not supply platform risers or amplifiers for show choirs and/or jazz ensembles. Additional equipment 1st through 5th place trophies for each performing category in each class will be awarded.
may be available at certain sites and will be listed in the Director's Guide.
Outstanding Soloist and Section Awards are also presented. Outstanding Drum Major, Drum
PARADE REVIEW – The Parade Review is staged where bands can be adjudicated in a marching Line, and Auxiliary Awards for Parade Review may be presented when there are two or more
area approximately 100 yards in length. It is impossible to offer a parade in the park due to width groups (at the judges' discretion).
of walkways and lack of an adjudication area.
Festival Only
A FESTIVAL ONLY PLAN is available at $24.00 per student for schools who do not wish to visit the park,
those who have season passes, or those who wish to purchase their own park admission tickets (does not
include free admission for director or chaperones).
Overall Grand Champion
Presented to the highest scoring ensemble in Junior High/
Fun Paks Middle School and High School divisions.
A special souvenir FUN PAK is available for purchase by festival participants. It includes a specially (More awards may be given at larger festivals).
designed T-shirt, special gift, and souvenir sticker. Order forms will be included in the Director's Guide
and must be ordered in advance. FUN PAKS cost $14.00 each. ★ Instrumental ★ Choral

Performance Schedules
SCHEDULES are prepared five (5) weeks prior to each festival date and mailed at the end of the week.
Director’s should received their schedule no later than three weeks prior to the festival. Performance
Times will not be given out until the schedule is finalized and mailed. All groups registering after that
time will be placed at the end or in any available schedule slot. Performance times are based on both
Grand Sweepstakes Award
estimated time of arrival and the order in which applications are received. If a location has more than one festival date, a Grand Sweepstakes Award will be presented to the
highest scoring Instrumental and Choral group for all dates combined. This award will be presented
Affiliations after the festival season has concluded and all scores have been reviewed.
MUSIC TOURS UNLIMITED, Inc. is proud to be a certified member of the following professional ★ High School Instrumental ★ Junior High/Middle School Instrumental
organizations. ★ High School Choral ★ Junior High/Middle School Choral

In addition to a trophy, each performing organization will also receive a distinctive medal and ribbon signifying
their rating. SUPERIOR – Gold Medal, EXCELLENT – Silver Medal. Ratings are based on the following
point scale: 85-100 (Superior) and 70-84.9 (Excellent).

RATING ONLY: Performing organizations entering for "Rating Only" will receive a Superior or Excellent
2009 Rating with the appropriate trophy and medal. Your group will not receive a placement or be eligible for
10 the Overall Championship or the Grand Sweepstakes Trophy.
Registration Form


2009 To reserve a place for your organization at one of the Music SHOWCASE Festivals, please forward the
Music SHOWCASE Festivals Packages have been arranged to ensure completed Registration Form to: Music SHOWCASE Festivals, P.O. Box 4579, Reading, PA 19606.
quality adjudication, performance facilities, accommodations, and meals. Upon receipt of your Registration Form, a 2009 Music SHOWCASE Festivals Director's Guide will be
Prices for additional meals, additional hotel accommodations, or an extra sent to you. This guide contains material pertinent to your school's festival.
day park admission will be quoted upon request.
NAME OF SCHOOL

ADDRESS
P PLAN I 1-Day Festival Participation
CITY STATE ZIP
a PLAN II 1-Day Festival Participation
DIRECTOR'S NAME ENSEMBLE
1 Dinner at the Park
c DIRECTOR'S NAME ENSEMBLE
k PLAN III 1- or 2-Day Festival Participation
1 Night Hotel, 1 Breakfast, 1 Dinner at the Park DIRECTOR’S NAME ENSEMBLE
a OFFICE PHONE ( ) HOME PHONE ( )
1- or 2-Day Festival Participation
g PLAN IV 2 Nights Hotel, 2 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner at the Park
BEST TIMES TO CALL FAX # ( )
e
PLAN V 1- or 2-Day Festival Participation
3 Nights Hotel, 3 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner in the Park; Call for prices
E-MAIL ADDRESS CELL PHONE ( )

P All Above Plans Include: Festival FESTIVAL LOCATION: DATE:


l ★ One day admission to the park with unlimited rides ★ Awards Ceremony / Trophies and Awards Data DESIRED PERF. TIME: EST. ARRIVAL TIME:
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★ Adjudication - Rating or Competition with taped and written comments
★ Music SHOWCASE Festival Pin for each student participant ★ Free Director's Gift

n * TOUR ARRANGEMENTS
★ Director Package Free (1 Band, 1 Choir, & 1 Orchestra), based on a minimum group of twenty (20) students
★ Complimentary Single Room for Director with Overnight Plan PACKAGE PLANS (See Page 12)

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★ One Chaperone Package Free for every twenty (20) paid students, based on a minimum group of forty (40) students
PLAN
PLANI I PLAN II If a Travel Agent/Tour Company is handling your tour arrangements, please provide the fol-
lowing information: (DO NOT list agency if providing bus transportation only.)
PLAN III
PLAN II PLAN IV
PLAN
PLAN III V (3 Nights) (Travel Agency) (Name of Agent)
If selecting Plan III, IV, or V please
Festival Plan I Plan II Plan III Plan IV PLAN IV
circle desired nights of hotel:
1-Day Festival 1- or 2-Day Festival, 1- or 2-Day Festival, PLAN V (3 Nights) (Address)
Location 1-Day Festival
w/Dinner
1 Night, 2 Nights,
S M T W Th F S
1 Breakfast, 2 Breakfasts, Please list any special requests: (City) (State) (Zip)
1 Dinner 1 Dinner
STUDENT ADULT STUDENT ADULT STUDENT ADULT STUDENT ADULT (Phone #) (Fax #)

Busch Gardens, VA $61 $39 $75 $53 $155 $155 $215 $235 NOTE: It is Music SHOWCASE Festivals' policy to send all financial correspondence directly
FESTIVAL ONLY PACKAGE (See Page 10) to the Travel Agent/Tour Company, who will then forward it to the school director.
California’s Great America, CA $49 $26 $60 $37 $130 $145 $185 $225
$24.00 per student (does not include OVERLAPPING GROUPS
Cedar Point, OH $51 $28 $63 $40 $150 $156 $215 $245 park admission)
Are there students in more than one performing group? Yes No
Dollywood, TN $58 $35 $70 $47 $140 $135 $195 $215 # of students
CHORAL
Dorney Park, PA $45 $24 $59 $37 $120 $120 $175 $195 OPTIONAL ADD ON Classifications below are for Mixed Concert Choir only:
Frontier City, OK $42 $18 $52 $28 $112 $99 $155 $165 MIXED CONCERT CHOIR (# in choir _______ )
I would like to order FUN PAKS for  ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Grades K-6)
Hard Rock Park, SC $68 $42 $80 $54 $155 $145 $205 $225 each of my students and add the $14.00 MIDDLE SCHOOL (Grades 6, 7 & 8)
per student cost to our plan. School enrollment: 700 and above 699 and below
Hersheypark, PA $50 $29 $63 $42 $145 $145 $205 $240 JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Grades 7, 8 & 9)
HIGH SCHOOL
Kings Dominion, VA $53 $33 $65 $45 $130 $135 $195 $215 # OF PARTICIPANTS School enrollment: 1101 and above 601-1100 600 and below
4 classifications below are for all other Choir categories:
Kings Island, OH $50 $30 $62 $42 $130 $125 $180 $200 STUDENTS ADULTS
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
DIRECTORS MIDDLE SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL
Schlitterbahn Galveston Island, TX $53 $31 $65 $43 $125 $145 $185 $230 WOMEN’S CHOIR (# _____ ) SHOW CHOIR (#_____ )
TOTAL
TREBLE CHOIR (# _____ ) JAZZ/SWING CHOIR (#_____ )
Six Flags America, MD $48 $23 $59 $34 $140 $145 $200 $235 MEN’S CHOIR (# _____ ) BARBERSHOP
ENTRY FOR
CHAMBER/MADRIGAL QUARTET (#_____ )
Six Flags Fiesta Texas, TX $52 $27 $62 $37 $130 $130 $190 $215 CHOIR (#_____ ) GOSPEL CHOIR (#_____ )
RATING ONLY COMPETITION

Six Flags Great Adventure, NJ $52 $30 $63 $41 $140 $140 $205 $225
INSTRUMENTAL

Six Flags Great America, IL $51 $29 $63 $41 $140 $140 $205 $235
CONCERT BAND (# in band _______ ) JAZZ ENSEMBLE (# in band _______ )
Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, KY $41 $21 $53 $33 $115 $110 $160 $175  ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Grades K-6) MIDDLE SCHOOL (Grades 6, 7 & 8)
MIDDLE SCHOOL (Grades 6, 7 & 8) CLASS AA (School enrollment 700 and above)
Six Flags Magic Mountain, CA $52 $26 $64 $38 $139 $139 $199 $219 CLASS AA (School enrollment 700 and above) CLASS A (School enrollment 699 and below)
CLASS A (School enrollment 699 and below) JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Grades 7, 8 & 9)
Six Flags New England, MA $46 $26 $62 $42 $145 $145 $205 $235 JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Grades 7, 8 & 9) HIGH SCHOOL
HIGH SCHOOL
Six Flags Over Georgia, GA $50 $27 $62 $39 $130 $125 $185 $200 CLASS AAA (School enrollment 1101 and above)
CLASS AAA (School enrollment 1101 and above) CLASS AA (School enrollment 601-1100)
CLASS AA (School enrollment 601-1100)
Six Flags Over Texas, TX $54 $28 $65 $39 $130 $120 $180 $185

CLASS A (School enrollment 600 and below)
CLASS A (School enrollment 600 and below)
PARADE REVIEW (# in parade _____ )
Six Flags St. Louis, MO $48 $27 $61 $40 $135 $130 $185 $210 STRING ORCHESTRA (# in orchestra ) MIDDLE SCHOOL (Grades 6, 7, & 8)
ORCHESTRA (# in orchestra ) JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Grades 7, 8 & 9)
Valleyfair!, MN $45 $22 $57 $34 $125 $120 $185 $200 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL
JUNIOR HIGH / MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASS AAA (82 or more playing members)
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HIGH SCHOOL CLASS AA (57-81 playing members)

P.O. Box 4579


CLASS A (56 or less playing members)

Reading, PA 19606 Director’s Signature Date


1-800-545-0935, Ext. 120 • www.musfestivals.com
Phone: (610) 898-1844 / (800) 545-0935, option 4. Fax: (610) 898-7691
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