4 Day/3 Night Sample Itinerary

Day 1 (Thurs)Day 2 (Fri)Day 3 (Sat)Day 4 (Sun)
MorningDepart for OrlandoBreakfast (included)

Festival Performances
STARS Performance at Universal Orlando Resort
Breakfast (included)

Festival Performances
+ Sound Design Workshop
* Marching Band performs
Special Awards Event (Breakfast included)
AfternoonCheck-inHave fun at Universal Islands of Adventure!
+ Sound Design Workshop
Have fun at Universal Studios Florida!Depart for home or add on more time in Orlando!
Evening+ Book a Meal at CityWalk
+ RWS Masterclass
+ RWS Masterclass
+ Blue Man Group
+ Book a Dinner
+ Universal Meal CouponArrive at Home


  • Exclusive, National Adjudicated concert festival
  • Integrated Festival Composer (one selection must be a composition by Robert W. Smith)
  • Clinic on stage after performance
  • 2 day, park to park at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure included with Awards ceremony
  • NEW Accommodations at Universal Orlando Resort’s Endless Summer Resort: Dockside Inn And Suites (subject to availability)
  • 2 Breakfasts at the Resort
  • 1 Awards Breakfast Special Event
  • Commemorative gifts for the directors and students
  • Performance recording
  • Compositions awarded to every ensemble!
  • Top group wins a commissioned work by the composer to be written/published for your band!

Optional Add-on examples!
+ Master class rehearsal with Robert W. Smith
+ Your piece conducted by the composer at performance! (requires master class)
* Have your entire marching band parade through Universal Studios or CityWalk! (application required, subject to availability)
+ Universal’s Art of Foley: Sound Design Workshop (subject to availability)
+ Blue Man Group!

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