New York Trip MLK JR Weekend 2018 for Treble Choir, Honor Choir, and Berks Vocal Arts


Saturday, January 13, 2018

06:00 am  You'll depart on the bus for your trip. The bus should arrive 15 minutes prior to this departure time.
Music Studio parking lot-Boyertown municipal lot.  Make sure you don't leave your car in the one hour parking area.  Please leave the front row of the bus open for the trip leaders to interface with the bus driver. 

09:00 amYou will meet your tour manager.

09:30 am  You'll depart on the Ferry for Ellis Island (FROM NEW JERSEY) where you'll have fantastic views of the Statue of Liberty and a chance to visit the Immigration Museum. Ellis Island served as the main port of entry for European immigrants arriving in the US between 1892 and 1924. Today over 100 million Americans can trace their lineage to a relative that passed through Ellis Island on their way to America.

11:00 am  You'll perform at by the Statue of Liberty 

11:30 am  You will take a break for lunch in the cafeteria at Liberty Island (not included).

12:50 pm  You will board the ferry for the return to New York.

01:20 pm  You will arrive at Battery Park/Manhattan.

01:30 pm  You'll begin your drive to the next stop.

02:15 pm  You'll arrive at Isabella and begin setting up for your performance.

03:00 pm  You'll perform at a public venue.

04:00 pm  You'll begin your drive to the next stop.

04:30 pm  You'll have free time to shop and explore at Rockefeller Center, a national historic landmark in the heart of Midtown Manhattan.

5:30 pm You'll have dinner at Planet Hollywood:  1540 Broadway at 45th St. 212.333.7827

07:00 pm  You'll begin your drive to the next stop.

07:30 pm  You'll arrive at your hotel and check in.

Country Inn & Suites Newark
100 Glimcher Realty Way, Newark, NJ
Phone: 908-282-0020 

Sunday, January 14

08:00 am or earlier, You'll have breakfast.

08:30 am  You'll board your bus and depart the hotel for the day.

09:30 am  You'll participate in your Believe NYC workshop. First you'll see a forty-five minute one-woman show that tells the true story of a young girl's journey to get to New York and pursue a career on the stage. After this inspiring performance, you'll participate in a musical theatre workshop. During the workshop you'll work with a Broadway professional from the cast of Anastasia to learn the music and choreography of a piece from Anastasia. The program ends with a Q&A session with the actress, musical director and a surprise Broadway guest!

12:00 pm  You'll drive to your next stop.

12:30 pm  You'll head up to the 70th floor observatory at the Top of the Rock where you'll enjoy a fantastic view of the Manhattan skyline.

01:30 pm     You'll have free time to explore in Times Square.

01:30 pm    You will take a break for lunch (not included).

03:00 pm   Broadway show:  Anastasia, Broadhurst Theatre 235 W 44th St

05:30 pm  You'll board your bus and begin the return trip home.

09:30 pm  Approximate arrival time to the parking lot at the music studio.