Annual Trip

Each year Langley’s orchestras participate in a Spring trip and perform in a competition and/or clinic and enjoy sightseeing with orchestra friends.

April 13-16, 2024 – Nashville, TN

Langley Orchestra is going to the music city Nashville, TN on April 13-16, 2024! Based on survey responses thus far, it looks like we will hit capacity on this trip – 165 seats and an entire flight to the Langley Orchestra! The Langley Orchestra Society had put down a deposit to reserve the airline tickets. Complete the two step registration: 1) register through Kaleidoscope Travel; and 2) pay the first deposit payment through MySchoolBucks by October 18. Only those who completed BOTH steps will guarantee a spot on the trip. Once we hit our maximum number of travelers, we’ll start a waitlist. Here are some key points of the trip:

  • Trip date: April 13-16th, 2024
  • Estimated cost for students: $1,700 (including round trip flights, hotel, local transportation, entertainment, breakfasts and dinner, educational experiences, symphony performance)
  • Estimated cost for chaperones: $1,830-2,140 (double or single room), please Email: if interested
  • Educational activities: Orchestra Clinics with Orchestra directors at local universities such as Vanderbilt University, and Tennessee State University; Songwriting workshops with a group recording of the new tune.
  • Concert venue: Schermerhorn Symphony Center
  • Entertainment: Historic Nashville, Country Music Hall of Fame, Grand Ole Opry, General Jackson Showboat, Line dance
  • First deposit due: October 18, 2023
  • Final Payment due: February 9, 2024, pay here.
  • Required forms (6x): due by February 20 (please download at the links below, and bring them back to Doc or to the Pre-Assessment Concert)
  • Required meeting for students and chaperones: APRIL 3, 2024

Contact with any questions or any offers to help!

March 9-12, 2023 – New York, NY (Carnegie Hall)

In March 2023, 143 Langley Orchestra students traveled to New York City and had the privilege of performing at world-famous Carnegie Hall! Highlights of this unforgettable trip included:

  • Performances by all 3 Orchestras (Concert, Symphonic, Philharmonic) in Director’s Choice’s Premier Performance Invitational
  • Post-concert reception at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Exploring Times Square
  • Top of the Rock
  • Hadestown on Broadway
  • Museum of Natural History
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Ellen’s Stardust Diner
  • Boat ride to see the Statue of Liberty and NYC Skyline

March 2022 – no overnight field trips permitted

March 2021 – New York, NY (Carnegie Hall) (CANCELED BECAUSE OF PANDEMIC)

April 2020 – Philadelphia, PA (CANCELED BECAUSE OF PANDEMIC)

In April 2020, Langley Orchestra planned on traveling to Philadelphia, PA, the Birthplace of Liberty (and the Philly cheesesteak!).

Destination sites and activities included:

  • 2020 Philadelphia Heritage National Band and Orchestra Festival
  • Dinner cruise on the Delaware River 
  • Lunch at the Reading Terminal Market
  • Philadelphia Orchestra performance 
  • Cheesesteak lunch at Pat’s King of Steaks
  • Philadelphia Phillies baseball game
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art and the famous “Rocky” steps
  • Franklin Institute and Planetarium
  • Longwood Gardens

April 2019 – Vienna, Austria and Budapest, Hungary

Langley Orchestra enjoyed 3 nights in Vienna, Austria and a day in Budapest, Hungary.  Highlights included:

  • Walking tour through Old Vienna – Hoher Market, Altes Rathaus, Chacellery of Bohemia, Clock Museum and St. Peter’s Church
  • Visited State Opera House, Haydn’s House and Museum, and explored Old City and St. Stephen’s Cathedral
  • Performed at Minoritenkirche in Vienna
  • Visited Schorbrunn Palace, including State Apartments and Imperial Gardens
  • Visited State Archives, Lord’s Street, Holy Trinity Square, and the Fisherman’s Bastion in Budapest

April 2018 – Toronto, Canada

  • Niagara Falls boat cruise & journey behind falls
  • Toronto Symphony Orchestra performance with backstage tour
  • Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • CN Tower tour
  • Ontario Science Center
  • clinic & performance
  • Parliament building tour