Jefferson Packer

“How can I help heal my country through choral music?”

For this church youth choir, connecting civil rights history to current events happened through sharing music, and taking the time to listen and learn.     During the summer of 2018, the All Saints Trouvères from All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, California embarked upon an incredibly challenging, illuminating, and ultimately hopeful concert tour.   […]

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“Their hearts and minds were changed”

Stratus Chamber Orchestra’s immersive concert brought musicians and audience together in ways that neither may have anticipated — and left them with a new understanding of how a classical music concert could make them feel.      While on tour to the Czech Republic in 2017, the Stratus Chamber Orchestra, based in Denver, Colorado, performed

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Colorado Children’s Chorale Add Tour Memories

The Colorado Children’s Chorale has been touring exclusively with ACFEA since 2002, and our 2015 Baltics tour now lives in our memories with even more extraordinary experiences both on and off the stage. Our 36 young performers, 18 boys and 18 girls, reveling in the fact that they were NOT sitting in their respective middle school classrooms, embraced every moment of this fact-filled, fun-filled, performance-richadventure.    We kicked

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Santa Rosa Symphony Youth Orchestra in China

SRSYO in front of the giant billboard advertising their concert in the He Luting Concert Hall of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music The Santa Rosa Symphony Youth Orchestra (SRSYO) is one of the oldest continuous youth orchestras in the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded in 1959 as the Sonoma County Junior Symphony, in 1994 the organization became an education program of the professional

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2015 ACFEA photo contest winners

Congratulations to our photo contest category winners: Dylan Crouse, Catherine DeLiso, Mikayla Dodge, Craig Fisher and Hadley Rouse.   Concert Category WinnerMyers Park United Methodist Church Chancel Choir in St. Giles Church in Nymburk, Czech Republic during the group’s concert tour of Austria and the Czech Republic. Photo taken by Craig Fisher.   Group Category Winner Frostburg State University Chamber

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Curtain Calls: July 20-26

Here is what our groups are up to on tour this week:   Monday, July 20 Mission Peak Chamber Singers, Concert in Limerick, Ireland in St. Mary’s Cathedral, 8:00pm  Tuesday, July 21 La Jolla Symphony and Chorus, Concert in Granada, Spain in Igelsia del Sagrado Corazón, 8:45pm  Wednesday, July 22 Cincinnati Boychoir, Informal concert in Sydney, Australia in the Starlight

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ACFEA 2015 Photo Contest

Show us your ACFEA concert tour photos, and you could win up to $500!   How to play:Submit photos from your ACFEA concert tour by social media or email: Facebook. Like the ACFEA Tour Consultants page ( Post the photo to our wall and tag ACFEA. Add the hashtag #acfea2015contest Instagram. Follow ACFEA Tour Consultants ( Post the photo and tag ACFEA. Add the hashtag #acfea2015contest. If you wish

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