School Music Tours for Bands, Choirs & Orchestras
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Here are just a few reasons why we believe you should choose Halsbury Music as your school music tour operator.

30 Years' Experience


Halsbury Travel was founded in 1986 by Keith Sharkey, a former French Language Teacher, and has been serving the needs of school and adult groups for 30 years. We carry 40,000 passengers annually and, over the years, have developed an understanding of what makes a successful and enjoyable tour.

Knowledgeable and Experienced Staff


Our team of Music Tour Specialists have a passion for music and have travelled throughout the world building strong relationships with venues and concert organisers in each of our music tour destinations. They are also fluent linguists, enabling them to communicate directly with our international partners and ensure your itinerary is planned with complete accuracy.

Tailor-Made Concert Tours


We tailor make every aspect of your music tour according to the requirements of your ensemble. Your dedicated itinerary manager will work with you to create an itinerary complete with concerts ideally suited to your style of music. We’ll also help you to choose cultural and recreational activities to keep your group entertained in between performances.

Venues to Suit Your Group

Your dedicated Music Tour Specialist will work with you to advise and select the perfect concert venues for your type of ensemble and style of music. We have a fantastic selection of venues to choose from including the world-renowned cathedrals of Notre Dame and St Peter’s Basilica, as well as outdoor music festivals and theme parks.

Large and Appreciative Audiences

We work with venues and local advertisers to help promote your concerts in the local area and invite community groups and schools to attend the performances. We also produce eye-catching posters and flyers that are distributed by venues and advertisers in the lead up to you concerts.

Music Tour Leaders


All Halsbury Music tours are accompanied by one of our efficient and knowledgeable Music Tour Leaders, who are there to assist you on your tour, leaving you free to focus on your musical performances, rehearsals and most importantly, enjoying your tour.

Rewarding Loyalty Scheme


In recognition of all our loyal customers who travel with us year-on-year, we have set up a loyalty rewards scheme. Our loyalty scheme allows you to collect points for every tour you travel on with us. These points can then be used to redeem a discount off any Halsbury tour or alternatively to claim a gift for your school. Book your trip today and start earning your points straight away.

Fully-Accredited, Financially-Protected Tours


One of the most important things you should look for when choosing a tour operator is whether they have those all important accreditations. Halsbury Travel is a member of ABTA and all of our air tours are ATOL protected providing you with financial security. We are also members of the School Travel Forum and have been awarded the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge.

Don’t get caught out, always ensure you’re booking with a reputable and accredited company. Find out more about our accreditations»

24-Hour Support


We make every effort to ensure that your trip runs as smoothly as possible. Before travelling a group leader’s pack will be posted out to you detailing all the information you need about your transport, accommodation, concerts, activities and the locations that you will be visiting during your trip. Also included in the pack is a list of emergency contact details, providing you with 24-hour support from the moment your trip begins.  

Find out more about support whilst you’re away»

A Reputation for Excellence


Our enviable reputation has been built as a result of years of excellent service, support and satisfied customers. It is always our intention to provide our customers with the highest quality tours for the most affordable prices possible. Our competitive pricing, high spec accommodation, loyal partnerships with suppliers and expert knowledge means that we can never be beaten on value for money.

If you would prefer a face to face discussion about your music tour, we are happy to come and visit you. Alternatively we would love to come and see your ensemble perform a concert; just let us know when your next event is taking place.

We very much look forward to being of service to you for your next tour.