GREENSPRING SETS SAIL: 2019

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A DREAM COME TRUE!

We have been invited to perform on the iconic Queen Mary 2, the most prestigious, storied and luxurious ocean liner in the world!

July 27 - August 4, 2019: Richmond - New York - Southampton, England
August 4 - 6, 2019: Optional 2-day stay in London, England

We will be joining an illustrious roster of musicians who have performed on this famous transatlantic ship including:
London's National Symphony Orchestra
The Juilliard School Ensembles
Dave Brubeck, David Garrett
Sting, Carly Simon, James Taylor, & Elton John
and now GreenSpring International Academy of Music!

During this week, GreenSpring will present the American Youth Harp Ensemble, the Virginia Choristers and the GreenSpring Chamber Orchestra Summer Music Institute Ensembles!

YOU ARE INVITED!
Auditions will be held soon for performers but we invite you to join our GreenSpring family, friends, alums and supporters to come on board with us for this once-in-a-lifetime journey.

For AUDITION INFORMATION, email info@greenspringmusic.org. For non-performing guests, SPACES ARE LIMITED. Please email us, especially if you are unable to attend the meeting, if you are interested in reserving your place at info@greenspringmusic.org

Download our Tour Brochure and Registration Form here.


Itinerary
July 15 - 26 Summer Music Institute Tour Prep Weeks* Required for all student performers
July 27 Travel from Richmond, VA to New York City, enjoy time in the city and spend the night in NYC at a hotel
July 28 - August 4  Embark on the Queen Mary 2 for the transatlantic trip to England, Perform daily each afternoon
August 4, Group 1: Fly from London, England back to Richmond, VA
August 4 - 6, Optional Tour Extension – Two Days in London
August 6, Group 2: Fly from London, England back to Richmond, VA


 

Called a floating palace, the fabled Queen Mary 2 has been enjoyed by Royalty, Prime Ministers, Presidents, celebrities and now you!

While Onboard, We Will Enjoy:

Daily Performances

We are invited perform a feature concert every afternoon for the ship in state of the art performance venues! Performing on the Queen Mary is a prestigious addition to your resume. You will perform for an audience made up of individuals from all over the world. We will also schedule masterclasses and other special events on board to enrich this musical experience for you.

Bonus

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Transatlantic Fashion Week
The week we are traveling happens to be the prestigious Transatlantic Fashion Week filled with runway shows, talks, exhibitions, in-store events, book signings and film screenings. On board with us will be a mix of the fashion industry’s leading designers, editors, models including British milliner Stephen Jones, American model and author, Pat Cleveland, along with emerging new designers from some of the world’s leading fashion colleges including Colin McDowell MBE, Rose Marie Bravo CBE, Michael Atmore, Stuart Weitzman and Gail Sackloff.

Entertainment

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The Queen Mary 2 offers something for everyone.

· Performances by world-renowned classical and jazz musicians
· Nightly entertainment from Broadway shows to Shakespearean dramas, opera, magicians and comedians
· Stargazing on deck and in the only Planetarium at sea
· Classes for ballroom dancing, fencing, acting, painting and more
· 4 Swimming Pools
· Open Air Sports Complex with mini golf, shuffleboard, ping pong, and deck games
· 500 Seat Movie Theater
· First-class programs from famous speakers
· Boutique shopping
· Canyon Ranch Spa (additional costs apply)
· Fitness center and group classes, yoga, Pilates, golfing and more
· The Zone – dedicated to guests ages 12-17 with gaming consoles, computers, and activities

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Dining

Our group will dine in the elegant two-deck-high Britannia Dining Room. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included in the tour price. You may choose to “dine out” by upgrading a meal or you may want to purchase some treats from their chocolatier or coffee shops.


IMPORTANT DATES

Queen Mary 2 Performance Tour: July 27 - August 4, 2019
Optional 2 Day London Tour: August 4 - 6, 2019
Tour Prep Weeks: July 15-26, 2019 - Richmond, VA

First Payment Due: February 1, 2019
Passport Due: February 15, 2019
Payment in Full Due: April 1, 2019