International Music Tour 2017 Hawaii

The “Aloha Spirit” is alive and well in Hawaii, and we hope you will join us in 2017 as we continue this gathering of peace and understanding through the language of music. Whether we are first-time participants or returning alumnus, the Pacific Basin Music Festival will be a rewarding and educational experience of a lifetime. 2017 will be the 32nd anniversary of this long standing festival and promises to be an incredible year.

Festival activities include an adjudicated group festival performance, workshops, group reading exchanges (Instrumental Groups), as well as clinics, seminars, recreational activities, and many opportunities for international exchange through social functions and music. Exchange opportunities for music educators and group directors are also part of the festival, including a social event for educators.


Dates: March 25 – April 3, 2017
Duration: 7 Days
Venues: Pacific Beach Hotel
Awards: The festival jury will award each ensemble Gold, Silver, or Bronze plaques based on the concert performance.
Tour Company Information: World Projects

Package Inclusions

  • Airfare
  • Seven nights’ hotel accommodation (includes taxes and portage)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Lei greeting and Airport transfers for group and equipment
  • All required group coach transportation during festival to Ala Moana, Pearl Harbor, and Hawaii Theatre
  • Festival Welcome Party (includes dinner) and Festival Directors’ Reception
  • Festival Farewell Luau (includes buffet lunch)
  • Festival Keynote Speaker Session
  • Breakfast each morning
  • One (1) workshop per group
  • One (1) rehearsal per group
  • One (1) group rehearsal exchange (Instrumental Groups Only)
  • Festival performance and written adjudication comments
  • Festival performance CD (one per group)
  • PBMF Outdoor Concert Series Performance at the Ala Moana Shopping Center “Center Stage” (or similar)
  • Visit to Pearl Harbor and USS Arizona Memorial
  • Official Festival Souvenir Program
  • Official Festival T-shirt
  • Festival Award Plaque
  • Certificate of Participation for each performing artist
  • Festival registration fees
  • Access to all Festival concerts & events
  • Official Festival photographer at adjudicated performance venue and luau (prints not included)
  • Percussion and other equipment as per PBMF Director’s Packet
  • Director’s Packet
  • Artist Pass Lanyard

Package Exclusions

  • Meals – all lunches and dinners (though these can be added upon request – as a group)
  • Items of a personal nature (laundry, room service, Internet connection etc.)
  • Additional sightseeing excursions (World Projects can arrange a variety of Hawaiian activities which will be considered before confirming tour)
  • Group transfers to non-festival events
  • Passport and USA Visa (Currently $14USD pp)


Numbers: The price quoted above is based on a minimum of 20 paid travellers. Should the number of paid travellers fall below 20, World Projects & Salesian College reserves the right to re-cost the tour or cancel if insufficient numbers.

Agreement: Once this tour has been deposited on, Salesian College & parents acknowledge the costs, inclusions/exclusions and payment/cancellation schedule as shown below


Payment and Cancellation Schedule

Date Payment / Type Cancellation / Refund
Upon Acceptance $3,000 per group deposit Non-refundable
April 15, 2016 $200 per person 50% refundable to May 15, 2016
November 1, 2016 $550 per person 50% refundable to December 15, 2016
January 15, 2017 Balance in Full 50% refundable to February 1, 2017

NB: A payment plan is available by contacting Amor Dahlenburg at:


Per Person Charges – based on a minimum of 20 paid travellers

Seven Night Package Triple (no bed sharing)
Pacific Beach Hotel $2,456
Flights (Approx. only) $1100 – 1500
Total per student $3956 (approx. only)

(NB: Costs have been converted into AUD using the exchange rate of $1AUD+$0.75USD. If this rate changes more than $0.03, the costs will be re-calculated.

Secure your place with Ms Xuereb at along with your $100 deposit by March 11th 2016


Ms Maryanne Xuereb
Head of Performing Arts & Instrumental Music Coordinator