City of Fountains Choral Festival May ’25

Don’t miss this extraordinary chance to elevate your high school choir’s artistry to new heights. Register now for the City of Fountains Choral Festival in May 2025 and let your voices soar!


Program Summary

Get ready to elevate your high school choir to new artistic heights at the extraordinary City of Fountains Choral Festival in May 2025! Conducted by the internationally renowned Ryan Main, this is an opportunity like no other. Your singers will have the incredible honor of premiering a brand new work by Main, commissioned exclusively for this festival.

Your choir will receive a clinic from the esteemed directors of the acclaimed Youth Chorus of Kansas City. You’ll then take center stage with not one, but two solo performance opportunities – first at the grand festival concert, and again at a local church to showcase your talents.

This all-inclusive festival provides lodging, meals, and transportation around the vibrant Kansas City area. Reward your choir’s hard work and give them time outside of rehearsals to bond as they explore the city’s rich culture and history together with optional sightseeing excursions.

Program Highlights & Inclusions

  • Professional ETA Tour Manager with your group throughout the tour
  • Transportation throughout your tour
  • Two nights hotel accommodations in Kansas City
  • Commemorative Festival Award
  • 2 Breakfasts
  • 2 Lunches
  • 3 Dinners
  • City of Fountains Choral Festival
  • Individual Choir Clinic with Festival Staff
  • Admission to the Kansas City Zoo (or other activity of choice)
  • Free Time in Country Club Plaza

Daily Itinerary


You will meet your tour manager, then head to the festival venue where you’ll have a BBQ dinner.

One you’ve fueled up, you’ll meet with all the other choirs for an evening rehearsal.

Then you’ll head to your hotel and check in for the night.


This morning you’ll have breakfast at the hotel, then board your bus and depart for the day.

You will meet with all choirs for a rehearsal.

Following rehearsal, your choir will receive a one hour clinic with a member of the Youth Chorus of Kansas City staff.

After the clinic you’ll head to the Kansas City Zoo! This zoo features more than 200 acres of adventure filled with more than 1,700 animals. You’ll feel as though you’ve traversed the world as you visit animals from the tropical rainforest, the African Savanna, the Australian Outback, the Asian mountainside, the north and south pole and everywhere in between! You will have lunch in the Kansas City Zoo with a meal voucher.

You will meet with all choirs for a rehearsal.

Then you’ll have dinner at one of the restaurants in Country Club Plaza (venue will vary by choir).

Enjoy free time to explore the shops and sites of Country Club Plaza. Students can stroll through 15 city blocks of Spanish-inspired architecture to discover dozens of fountains, trendy shops, and endless dining options at Kansas City’s premier retail center.

You will return to your hotel on the bus.


It’s performance day! This morning you’ll have breakfast at the hotel, check out of your hotel room, load up the bus and depart for the day.

You will meet with all choirs for a final dress rehearsal.

You will have a catered lunch prior to the concert.

You’ll take to the stage this afternoon to perform in the City of Fountains Choral Festival! Each high school choir participating in the festival will present their skills as an individual choir and as part of a mass choir under the direction of Ryan Main.

Following the performance there will be time for photos. Each choir will receive a commemorative award for their participation in the festival.

Afterwards, you’ll have dinner and time for bowling and games at at a local restaurant.

You’ll board your bus and begin the return trip home.

Our Price Guarantee

We know how hidden costs can ruin a program. Our tours are fully inclusive; there are no hidden costs or surcharges. Once your group enrolls in a trip, the price will never change. Here is what you will get on every trip:


Every program is unique & tailored for your group.

Flexible Payments

A variety of online, scheduled & recurring payment options.

Affordability & Quality

Providing the best experience & best value for your dollar.

Chaperones Travel Free

Just tell us how many free places you need.

Insurance Plans

Medical, trip delay cancellation & optional “any reason” option.

Transportation Covered

We include all transportation to, from and during your trip.

Paid Entrance Fees

Fees and/or tickets are covered if included in your itinerary.

Paid Meals

You choose which meals are included in your program.