Alumni Tours


Gateway arranges alumni tours and music appreciation tours, customized to your specific ideas, theme and tour goals. Attend professional concerts, festivals or take classes to make the most of your time away. We also specialize in companion tours that follow a similar itinerary as a performing ensemble.



Upcoming Events

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    • Hollywood Christmas Parade
      Los Angeles, CA | November 27, 2022

      The Hollywood Christmas Parade is an ideal performance event and not just for bands!  We are searching for talent: marching bands, choirs, dance and cheer groups. Let’s see you on the famed red carpet!

    • Dublin St. Patrick’s Day Parade
      Dublin, Ireland | March 17, 2023

      Nothing compares to celebrating this quintessential Irish holiday in Ireland. Imagine marching through the center of Dublin, performing for the hundreds of thousands of joyous people along the parade route!

    • Waikiki Holiday Parade
      Honolulu, Hawaii | November 25, 2022

      Marching Bands from the mainland and local schools always bring extraordinary energy to Waikiki! The Waikiki Holiday Parade is FUN, but foremost we honor Pearl Harbor Survivors, service bands, military troops, and veterans by commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor. 

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    • Rome New Year’s Parade
      Rome, Italy | January 1, 2023

      The Rome New Year’s Parade is a European-style parade that proceeds along the grand Via della Conciliazione and culminates in St. Peter’s Square. In keeping with the Italian tradition, enthusiastic spectators fall into step alongside bands, showing their appreciation with whistles and waves.




Testimonials

Karen Martin-Schramm, Luther College

"We cannot tell you how pleased we were with the planning and execution. The attention to detail was excellent.  The arrangements in Europe were first-rate: hotels were superb, as was our bus driver, city guides, and concerts."

Karen Martin-Schramm, Luther College

Gateway Music Festivals & Tours
2015-09-22T15:26:47-05:00

Karen Martin-Schramm, Luther College

"We cannot tell you how pleased we were with the planning and execution. The attention to detail was excellent.  The arrangements in Europe were first-rate: hotels were superb, as was our bus driver, city guides, and concerts."

Heidi Quiram, St. Olaf College Alumni & Parent Relations

"Working with Gateway on our study tours for alums and parents is a dream."

Heidi Quiram, St. Olaf College Alumni & Parent Relations

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2014-06-11T10:38:15-05:00

Heidi Quiram, St. Olaf College Alumni & Parent Relations

"Working with Gateway on our study tours for alums and parents is a dream."

Anne Graffice, University of Mount Union Alumni Office

“From start to finish, our Gateway contacts were absolutely wonderful to work with.  All our travelers had an exceptional experience because of Gateway’s efforts during the entire process."

Anne Graffice, University of Mount Union Alumni Office

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2014-04-10T07:51:04-05:00

Anne Graffice, University of Mount Union Alumni Office

“From start to finish, our Gateway contacts were absolutely wonderful to work with.  All our travelers had an exceptional experience because of Gateway’s efforts during the entire process."

Ann Sponberg Peterson, Luther College Alumni

"This was our second time leading this alumni tour through Gateway and you really did a great job.  Thanks for attending to all the potential wrinkles well in advance and making everything so pleasurable.  Gateway shone and everyone appreciated the efforts."

Ann Sponberg Peterson, Luther College Alumni

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2015-07-23T09:17:41-05:00

Ann Sponberg Peterson, Luther College Alumni

"This was our second time leading this alumni tour through Gateway and you really did a great job.  Thanks for attending to all the potential wrinkles well in advance and making everything so pleasurable.  Gateway shone and everyone appreciated the efforts."
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