The Groves Band typically offers travel opportunities every other year. All students currently enrolled in band are eligible to participate in trips. Participation in trips is not required, but is considered an enrichment opportunity for our students. Our next trip is scheduled for the 2020-21 school year. The destination will be announced in late 2019.
Oahu, Hawaii Trip (February, 2019)
The band traveled to Oahu, Hawaii during Mid-winter break February, 2019. The band performed on the deck of the historic USS Missouri battleship on Presidents Day and participated in a clinic at the University of Hawaii. The week was packed with activities that included canoeing and swimming on Waikiki Beach, Hiking Diamond Head, and a visit to Kualoa Ranch and Secret Island.
Groves Band Disney Trip (February, 2017)
In February of 2017, the band traveled to Disney World during mid-winter break. While at Disney, the band participated in a Disney Performing Arts Workshop where they were able to work with a Disney conductor in a recording studio. The band also marched down Main Street at the Magic Kingdom in a parade.
Groves Band London Trip (January, 2015)
The Groves band was invited to march in the London New Year’s Day Parade in 2015. A group of 120 students and family members traveled to the UK for a week of sightseeing and music that was capped off by a concert performance at historic Cadogan Hall and a marching performance in the London New Year’s Day Parade.