Advanced Choirs Chicago Trip Itinerary

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018 

 

7:15 A.M.    Meet and check in at the Orlando International Airport

9:15 A.M.    Southwest Flight #1033 Departs Orlando

11:05 A.M.    Flight Arrives at Chicago Midway Airport - Proceed to Baggage Claim where you will collect your luggage and meet your SUPER HOLIDAY TOURS REPRESENTATIVES

12:00 P.M.    LOAD MOTOR COACHES and depart for NAVY PIER for shopping and lunch on your own - 600 E. Grand Avenue - (312) 595-7437

2:30 P.M.    Depart to GIORDANO’S - 223 W. Jackson Blvd. - (312) 583-9400     

3:00 P.M.    Dinner  

4:00 P.M.    Depart for the WESTIN LOMBARD YORKTOWN CENTER - 70 Yorktown Shopping Center, Lombard, IL 60148, (630) 719-8000 where you will be checked into your rooms by your tour representative. At this time, chaperones will receive a copy of the rooming list with assigned room numbers (check-in is after 4pm). Please note, no lifeguard on duty at the hotel pool. 

6:45 P.M.    Gather in the Grand Ballroom for Keynote Address and Rehearsal

7:00 P.M.    Festival of Gold Keynote Address

8:30 P.M.    Honor Ensemble Rehearsals will take place at the Westin Lombard until 10pm

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2018

 

7:15 A.M.    Breakfast will be provided at your Hotel

8:00-9:30A.M.    Festival Choir Rehearsal in the Magnolia Room at the Westin Lombard

10:00 A.M.    Walk Across the street from the hotel to YORKTOWN SHOPPING CENTER for shopping and Lunch on your own

1:15 P.M.    Change into concert attire for warm-up rehearsal (checking for location)

2:30 P.M.    Head for Magnolia Room

3:00 P.M.    West Orange HS Bel Canto CLINIC in the Magnolia Room

3:45 P.M.    LOAD MOTOR COACHES

4:00 P.M.    Depart for the HARD ROCK CAFE for Dinner - 63 W. Ontario St. - (312) 943-2252

5:00 P.M.    Dinner

7:00 P.M.    Depart for the Cadillac Palace Theatre - 151 W. Randolph St. - (800) 775-2000

8:00 P.M.    BROADWAY IN CHICAGO SHOW - “ON YOUR FEET” 2 Hours 15 minutes

10:30 P.M.    LOAD MOTOR COACHES and return to your Hotel

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2018

 

8:00-9:30A.M.    Festival Choir Rehearsal in the Magnolia Room at the Westin Lombard

10:00 A.M.    West Orange HS Concert Choir CLINIC in the Magnolia Room

11:00 AM    LOAD MOTOR COACHES     

11:10 A.M.    Depart to the Woodfield Mall for shopping and lunch on your own - 5 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL 60173 - (847) 330-0220

2:30 P.M.    Depart to 360 CHICAGO - John Hancock Building, 875 Michigan Ave. - (888) 875-8439

3:00 P.M.    Admission to 360 CHICAGO including TILT

5:30 P.M.    Depart to DAVE & BUSTERS - 1030 N. Clark St. - (312) 943-5151

6:00 P.M.    Dinner, $20 Game Card, and Unlimited Video Game Play

8:00 P.M.    LOAD MOTOR COACHES and Return to your Hotel

 

MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2018

 

6:00 A.M.    Breakfast will be provided at your Hotel

6:30 A.M.    LOAD MOTOR COACHES

7:00 A.M.    Depart hotel for the CHICAGO SYMPHONY CENTER - 220 S. Michigan St.

8:00 A.M.    Festival Choir Performances Begin - watch other Ensembles in the Performance Hall

10:15 A.M.    West Orange HS CONCERT CHOIR Warm-Up in Buntrock Hall, 2nd Floor

10:45 A.M.    West Orange HS CONCERT CHOIR PERFORMANCE

11:15 A.M.    West Orange HS BEL CANTO Warm-Up in Grainger Hall

11:45 A.M.    West Orange HS BEL CANTO PERFORMANCE

12:00 P.M.    Exit Symphony Center - Enjoy Lunch and Dinner on your own

2:00 PM     Free time for shopping and exploring MAGNIFICENT MILE

2:15 P.M.     LOAD MOTOR COACHES and return to your Hotel

3:15 P.M.    Time to relax and freshen up

5:15 P.M.    LOAD MOTOR COACHES

6:30 P.M.    Return to Orchestra Hall

7:00 P.M.    Concert Hall Opens - Honor Ensemble Rehearsal prior to Encore Concert

7:30 P.M.    ENCORE CONCERT BEGINS - Festival Choir & Band - “The Star Spangled Banner”

8:14 P.M.    Encore Mixed Choir

8:31 P.M.    Festival Mixed Choir

9:03 P.M.    Festival Choir & Band - “America, the Beautiful”

9:30 P.M.    Concert Ends - Load Motor Coaches - Return to your Hotel

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2018

 

7:30 A.M.    Breakfast will be provided at your Hotel

    PACK - LOAD - CHECK OUT

9:45 A.M.     LOAD MOTOR COACHES

10:00 A.M.    Depart to the MUSEUM OF SCIENCE  and INDUSTRY - 5700 S. Lake Shore Dr. - (773) 684-1414

11:00 A.M.    Visit - Lunch on your own

12:30 P.M.    Depart for Chicago Midway Airport

4:05 P.M.    Southwest Flight #1243 departs Chicago

7:40 P.M.    Flight Arrives in Orlando - Collect your luggage and Depart for Home

You may download a PDF version of the itinerary HERE.

 

Daryl Yasay