2017 Atlanta Heritage Festivals Trip

Our Wind Ensemble has been invited to play at Atlanta Heritage Music Festival. As well as having our wind ensemble participate, the trip is open to all Marching Band students. It’s a great honor and opportunity for our students to be able to perform at this festival and it will be an experience they will not soon forget!

Below is the trip itinerary and a break down of the trip cost.

Trip Itinerary

Friday 3/24/2017

08:00 am – Call time
09:30 am – Depart from South Dade High School (28401 SW 167th Ave, Homestead, Fl 33030)
01:00 pm – Lunch at Turkey Lake Service Plaza (263 Florida’s Turnpike, Orlando, FL 32835)
02:00 pm – Depart
07:00 pm – Dinner at (4685 Presidential Pkwy
Macon, GA 31206)
08:00 pm – Depart
09:30 pm – Check in to Hotel (Cumberland Marriott 200 Interstate N Cir SE, Atlanta, GA 30339)
11:00 pm – Lights out

Saturday 3/25/2017

6:30 am – Wake up\ Breakfast
08:00 am – Depart hotel to Emory University (201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322)
09:00 am – Clinic at Emory University
11:00 am – Travel to Concert Hall (North Atlanta High School 4111 Northside Pkwy Atlanta, GA 30327)
(TBA) Warm-up
(TBA) Perform
5:00 pm – Depart for Georgia Aquarium (225 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313) – Dinner at Aquarium (Meal Voucher)
7:00 pm – Awards Ceremony @ Aquarium
9:00 pm – Return to Hotel (Cumberland Marriott 200 Interstate N Cir SE, Atlanta, GA 30339)
Sunday 3/26/2017

8:30 am – Wake up\ Breakfast
9:30 am – Depart Hotel for Six Flags (275 Riverside Parkway Southwest, Austell, GA 30168)
10:00 am – Arrive at Six Flags over Georgia
6:00 pm – Depart from Six Flags

Monday 3/27/2017

7:00 am – Arrive at South Dade High School (28401 SW 167th Ave, Homestead, Fl 33030)

 

Auditorium at North Georgia High School

Trip Cost Breakdown

The cost per participant is $350.00

The budget breakdown is as follows:

Festival Cost – $7,273 
Includes

* Hotel (2-Night)
* Festival
* On-Stage Clinic Afterwards
* Nationally Acclaimed Clinicians

* Performance Recording
* Clinic with Emory University Faculty
* Medical, accident, and liability insurance
* Awards Gala
* Entrance to and Dinner at Georgia Aquarium

*Opportunity to gain High School Credit (More information)

Bus Cost – $5500

* Gratuity
* Driver’s Hotel Room
Tickets to Six Flags over Georgia – $1,650

Breakfast for Saturday and Sunday $330

Total Cost – $14,753

Paul Bhasin – Director of Wind Studies at Emory University will be working with our students on the morning of March 25th.

Payment Schedule

February 21 – $150 deposit
March 7th – $100
March 21 – $100 (Payments will be accepted at the March 22 Concert)

How to Pay

  1. Pay by Check (Made out the BBPA)
  2. Pay by Cash
  3. Pay through Credit card on the band website.
    1. Visit website
    2. Click Make a payment
    3. Scroll down till you see Atlanta Trip payments
    4. Select and option and follow the instructions to complete your payment.

 

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