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Festival Disney is open to concert bands, jazz ensembles, marching (parade) bands, orchestras, vocal ensembles, show choirs and auxiliary units This educational festival experience gives students the chance to perform at the magical Walt Disney World® Resort. Join Festival Disney and give your talented ensemble the chance to compete with schools from across the country. Achieve performance excellence at the all-Disney-produced music festival with competitive and non-competitive performance opportunities. Festival Disney concludes with an exciting, and uniquely-Disney, awards ceremony at a Walt Disney World® Theme Park.

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At Festival Disney, vocal ensembles get the opportunity to delight students and nationally recognized adjudicators with their musical talents. Ensembles perform in an indoor venue at the magical Walt Disney World® Resort. Each ensemble is given 20-25 minutes for their performance.

AUXILIARY/Festival Disney

Auxiliary ensembles are given the chance to exhibit creativity and showmanship at Festival Disney. Performances take place in an outdoor paved performance space at a designated Walt Disney World® Resort location. A 20-25 minute adjudicated performance, with taped and written comments.  A personalized educational clinic conducted by a designated adjudicator (concert ensembles only).

INSTRUMENTAL/Festival Disney

Captivate fellow musicians and nationally recognized adjudicators alike as the sounds of your ensemble resonate throughout a select Walt Disney World® Resort venue. This Festival Disney adjudicated performance gives instrumental ensembles the chance to shine on stage and get a feel for competition. Each ensemble is given 20-25 minutes for their performance, along with 10 minutes of clinic time (concert ensembles only).

Festival Disney AwardsFestival Disney 2015 Dates

March 6 & 7
March 12 – 14
March 19 – 21
March 26 – 28
April 9 – 11
April 16 – 18
April 23 – 25
May 1 & 2
May 8 & 9

Festival Disney Itinerary

Thursday – Arrive in Central Florida

Friday and Saturday – Performance scheduled throughout the day at Disney’s Saratoga Springs. Parade and Auxiliary Performances at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

Saturday Night – Festival Disney Award Ceremony at a Disney Theme Park

Festival Disney Premium Package #1

3 Days/2 Nights

– Two nights hotel accommodations in Central Florida
– Two breakfasts at hotel
– Three days admission to Walt Disney World® Theme Parks (One Park per Day)
– Festival Disney Performance
– Adjudicated performances, 20-25 minutes in length, with taped and written comments
– Personalized educational clinic conducted by a designated adjudicator (Concert ensembles only)
– Festival Disney Award for all ensembles
– Exclusive Festival Disney Medal for all students
– Special Festival Disney Awards Ceremony
– Directors receive a Festival Disney Handbook
– Two complimentary double occupancy package for the Director
– One complimentary quad occupancy package for each 20 paid students
– Just Orlando Youth Tours Representative on call for 24 hour emergency service
– All Taxes and Gratuities are included
– Liability Insurance Coverage

Festival Disney BandFestival Disney Premium Package #2

4 Days/3 Nights

– Three nights hotel accommodations in Central Florida
– Three breakfasts at hotel
– Three days admission to Walt Disney World® Theme Parks (Park Hopper Ticket)
– Dinner at Planet Hollywood or Rainforest Cafe®
– Evening at Downtown Disney®
– Festival Disney Performance
– Adjudicated performances, 20-25 minutes in length, with taped and written comments
– Personalized educational clinic conducted by a designated adjudicator (Concert ensembles only)
– Festival Disney Award for all ensembles
– Exclusive Festival Disney Medal for all students
– Special Festival Disney Awards Ceremony
– Directors receive a Festival Disney Handbook
– Two complimentary double occupancy for the Director
– One complimentary quad occupancy package for each 20 paid student.
– Just Orlando Youth Tours Representative on call for 24 hour emergency service
– All Taxes and Gratuities are included.
– Liability Insurance Coverage

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Disney Youth Programs continually evaluates and updates its program offerings and schedules.

As part of that process, Disney has made the decision not to hold The Disney Honors in 2015