Music school trips can be an unforgettable experience for students and a perfect opportunity to get involved and explore new cultures while learning about the musical heritage of a city.
At JWT Schools, we have chosen 4 remarkable destinations for your next music school trip:
New York: Broadway
New York is a fantastic destination for music school trips. From the historic Broadway theatre to the iconic Empire State Building, students will have the chance to experience some of the world’s best musicals.
The Broadway theatre is known for showcasing classics like Phantom of the Opera, The Music Man, or Chicago. They also have some of the most popular plays in the world, including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and celebrated musicals such as Wicked, Hamilton, and The Lion King.
In addition to attending a musical performance, your students will also get to see some of New York’s most famous landmarks, beautiful symbols like the Statue of Liberty, the exceptional architecture of Manhattan, or an inspiring walk through Central Park.
You can find more details about our school trip to New York here: SCHOOL TRIP TO NEW YORK CITY
Liverpool: Home of the Beatles
Liverpool, home of the Beatles, is a great destination packed with historical landmarks and beautiful sites. Moreover, this vibrant city also offers a rich musical heritage.
From the Cavern Club, where the band first played to The Beatles Story Museum, an essential stop on any music school trip to Liverpool, there is nothing to miss in this fascinating city.
During our music school trip, we will bring your school to discover The British Music Experience, an interactive museum that celebrates British Rock & Pop, where they will learn about the history of prominent UK bands like The Rolling Stone or Oasis.
Let your students get immersed in this magical tour of Liverpool, where they will get to know about the lives of one of the most acclaimed bands in the world.
Salzburg: Mozart and the Sound of Music
When you think about music education, the first place that comes to mind is probably Salzburg.
This Austrian town is a UNESCO World Heritage site, also known for being the birthplace of one of the world’s most prolific composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the city where the Sound of Music was filmed.
There are many musical attractions your students will not miss on our trip to Salzburg.
We will take them on a journey through the Sound of Music film locations and show them where all the magic happened, as well as a visit to Mozart’s house, and an enchanting walking tour of this Baroque Salzburg city.
London: West End
Closer to home, London is the centre of the British music industry and a great place to learn about music.
Your students will get to experience the most famous theatres in London’s West End, enjoying some of the best plays, musicals, dance shows, and operas. Les Misérables or Mamma Mia are some of these fantastic shows and a must-see for everyone.
In addition to a musical school tour, your students will also discover London’s many landmarks, architecture, and cultural heritage, including Big Ben, The Tower of London, and London Bridge.
For more information about what to see in London’s West End visit: Official London Theatre
We hope you enjoy these travel destinations for your music school trip.
For more advice on how to plan your next school trip, talk to our schools travel team at JWT. You can also register to our Travel Newsletter.