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					  SOUTH KITSAP HIGH SCHOOL
CHAMBER CHOIR AND JAZZ CHOIR




       Produced by Music Celebrations International
      Music Celebrations International is pleased to invite the SOUTH KITSAP HIGH
SCHOOL CHAMBER CHOIR AND JAZZ CHOIR to participate in the 2012 NATIONAL
FESTIVAL OF THE STATES concert series in WASHINGTON, D.C. as part of the
NATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL CENTENNIAL: March 20 – April 27, 2012.

       The National Cherry Blossom Festival is an annual event celebrating the
friendship of the American and Japanese people. The 2012 festival will celebrate
the 100th anniversary of the gift of trees from Tokyo to Washington, D.C.

         Music Celebrations is proud to join with the National Cherry Blossom
Festival, the United States Navy Memorial Foundation, the National Park Service,
Cultural Tourism D.C., and the office of the Mayor in welcoming you as a participant
in this concert series. Performances arranged through Music Celebrations
International are official events of the National Cherry Blossom Festival
Centennial.
About Music Celebrations

   MCI is a full-service concert and          MCI staff has a combined 200+ years
    festival organizing company                 experience in designing and
                                                operating concert tours
   John Wiscombe founded MCI in
    1993. As a youth, he spent several
    years as a tour manager
    throughout Europe. He has now
    been in the music travel business
    for over 45 years.
   Our Staff is composed of a
    unique blend of musicians and
    travel industry professionals
   We are musicians serving musicians


                                         MCI Concert Tours with Integrity
DAY 1: THURSDAY
Afternoon arrival in Washington, D.C.
Meet your Tour Manager, who will escort you through the duration of your activities
Take a panoramic motorcoach tour of Historic Washington, D.C.
Check into your hotel
Attend a free 6pm concert on the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Dinner at the Kennedy Center Café
Take an evening walking tour of the Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and National World War II
Memorials, as well as the Washington Monument
Return to your hotel for overnight

DAY 2: FRIDAY
Breakfast at the hotel
Take a tour of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Lunch, on own
Visit Arlington National Cemetery and participate in a special wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier*
Dinner at a local restaurant
Possible exchange concert with a local high school*
Return to your hotel for overnight

DAY 3: SATURDAY
Breakfast at the hotel
Take a tour of the Smithsonian Institute’s American History Museum, Natural History Museum, or Air & Space Museum
Lunch, on own, at the Old Post Office Pavilion
Take a walk along Pennsylvania Avenue for a view of the White House
Take a walking tour of Capitol Hill and see the Supreme Court and Capitol buildings
Visit the Library of Congress, the largest library in the world
Dinner at a local restaurant
Performance at a National Memorial or for Retired Veterans as part of the National Festival of the States celebration of the
Cherry Blossom Centennial*
Take an evening walking tour of the Jefferson Memorial and the Iwo Jima Marine Memorial
Return to your hotel for overnight
DAY 4: SUNDAY
Breakfast at the hotel
Visit Ford’s Theater, where Lincoln was shot, and the Peterson House, where Lincoln passed away
Performance at St. Patrick’s Cathedral (or similar) as part of the National Festival of the States celebration of the Cherry
Blossom Centennial*
Take a driving tour passing by Embassy Row and the National Cathedral
Spend more time at one of the Smithsonian Museums
Dinner at a local restaurant
Return to your hotel for overnight

DAY 5: MONDAY
Breakfast at the hotel
Performance at Sylvan Stage as part of the National Festival of the States celebration of the Cherry Blossom Centennial*
Board motorcoach for a 1-2 hour drive to Gettysburg, PA
Arrive in Gettysburg and stop at the Visitors Center
A member of the Licensed Battlefield guides will escort you on a 2 hour tour of The Gettysburg Battlefield
Time on own in the town of Gettysburg visiting historic buildings and homes and shopping at the local curio shops
Dinner at a local restaurant in Gettysburg
Return to your Washington, D.C. hotel for overnight

DAY 6: TUESDAY
Breakfast at the hotel
Hotel check-out and board motorcoach
Spend the morning visiting the Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Afternoon departure for home
Washington D.C. Sightseeing
CAPITOL BUILDING




                   WHITE HOUSE
SUPREME COURT BUILDING




                         NATIONAL CATHEDRAL
KENNEDY CENTER
FORD’S THEATRE
HOLOCAUST MUSEUM
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
MEMORIALS




            JEFFERSON




VIETNAM       LINCOLN
MEMORIALS




                         KOREAN




WASHINGTON MONUMENT   WORLD WAR II
MEMORIALS




                            IWO JIMA




AIR FORCE   FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT
MEMORIALS




            MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUE MUSEUMS (T O NAME A FEW)




 NATURAL HISTORY MUSUEM   MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUE MUSEUMS (T O NAME A FEW)




 AMERICAN INDIAN MUSEUM     AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM
GETTYSBURG SIGHTSEEING




 VISITOR’S CENTRE        GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELDS
Music Celebrations International
 looks forward to providing the
   South Kitsap High School
 Chamber Choir and Jazz Choir
    with a truly memorable
musical and cultural experience
          of a lifetime!

				
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