Information session on 2020 England and Scotland tour planned for April 24

Information session on 2020 England and Scotland tour planned for April 24

April 16, 2019

Ever wanted to experience the history, culture and choral music of England and Scotland?

A representative from Perform International Tours will present an information session on the 2020 Companion Tour to England and Scotland. This session will be held at 5 p.m. on Wed., April 24, 2019 in the Harry H. Harter Choral Rehearsal Room of the Clayton Center for the Arts.

This is a trip that parallels Maryville College’s Concert Choir Spring Tour, this tour is open to and designed for community members, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and other friends. Both tours are scheduled for May 5-15, 2020.

The 10-day itinerary includes London, York, St. Andrews, Stirling and Edinburgh. The tour includes visits to some of Scotland’s most famous castles, Stirling Castle and Edinburgh Castle. There will performance opportunities in locations such as Gresham Hall in London, Evensong at York Minster, a tour of King’s College, visit to St. Cecilia’s Music Museum and a joint concert with St. Salvator’s Chapel Choir in St. Andrew’s.

For the parallel tour, the cost per person starts at approximately $4,380, based on double occupancy. Single occupancy rooms are also available for an additional charge. Prices are subject to change.

Perform International Tours specializes in custom concert, educational and cultural group tours.

For more information about the interest session, please contact Stacey Wilner, director of choral activities and lecturer in music, at 865.981.8151 or 

Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tenn., between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state's third largest city. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for offering its students a rigorous and highly personal experience that includes an undergraduate research requirement, Maryville College is a nationally ranked institution of higher learning that successfully joins the liberal arts and professional preparation. Total enrollment for the Fall 2019 semester is 1,148.