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2019 Tour | Day 7 – Leipzig

We were lucky to have a bit of a later start today, leaving the hotel at 9:30 for a walking tour of Leipzig. On the tour, we saw quite a few prominent places including the university, the stock exchange, and some of the stunning buildings, along with some statues of[…]

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2019 Tour | Day 6 – Leipzig

The choir started the day off bright and early to travel to Ohrdruf to visit the house Bach stayed in with his brother after his parents had died. It was  a a little windy, but the cooler weather was very welcome! After a short time in the square we once[…]

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2019 Tour | Day 5 – Eisenach

Baby Bach here! Hope you’re ready to find out all about our day today back in my hometown. We started off the day on the bus from Prague to Eisenach. I stayed up to watch the rolling hills of my home country for a while, but eventually most of us[…]

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2019 Tour | Day 4 – Prague

Our morning began, as most fine mornings do, in the sweltering heat, on the Prague metro, in wool kilts, getting laughed at by crazy people. We then made our way back to St. Vitus’ Cathedral to participate in Sunday mass with all other members of the festival. It was cool[…]

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2019 Tour | Day 3 – Prague

Today the choir group started their day with a delicious breakfast followed by a trip down to the hotel’s pool to dip their toes into the water. Next up they took the metro to meet other choirs at the St. Vitus cathedral. St. Vitus is the cathedral which is connected[…]

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2019 Tour | Day 2 – Prague

Friday morning we took the subway and the tram to the center of town and had a two-hour master class at the Music Conservatory. There, our conductor taught us some folk-songs in Czech! It was a great session. After lunch, there was a welcome ceremony at City Hall, where we[…]

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2019 Tour | Day 1 – Prague

It has been a busy, exciting tour so far. After we arrived in Prague at 7:00 am and grabbed a quick airport breakfast. It was about midnight our time when we met our tour guide but the kids and chaperones held up extremely well and had a great time on the morning[…]

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Italy Tour – Padova

  After a very tiring concert and party yesterday, the choir enjoyed sleeping in late and eating a late breakfast at 9:30. After packing our bags, we got onto the bus and enjoyed the scenery on the way Padova. In Padova, we had two hours of free time. Padova was[…]

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Italy Tour – Pisa and Lucca

After our relaxing and radiant day yesterday, the choir was in good spirits and ready for more walking! We kicked off the day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel, and made our way onto the tour bus. We arrived at Pisa, at the site of the famous leaning tower,[…]

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Italy Tour – Cinque Terre

The sixth day in Rome for the choir started bright and early as we all hopped on the bus at 7:20AM and headed to the docks where we would depart for our day in Cinque Terre! Our tour of Italy’s coast was absolutely breathtaking! We had the opportunity to take[…]

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