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Robert W. Smith Festival-Sample Itinerary

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
+ Book a Dinner
+ Universal Meal CouponArrive at Home


  • Exclusive, National Adjudicated concert festival
  • Integrated World Renowned Festival Composers (perform one of the composers work at the festival)
  • Clinic on stage after performance
  • $1000 of NEW Music Compositions awarded to every ensemble (for groups fully going on tour in 2024)! We are your music Education partner!
  • One Group Excursion Activity (example: Universal Orlando Resort, Disney, Six Flags, Sea World, Graceland, Sun Studios, Civil Rights Museum, Historical Tours/Museums…)
  • Quality Resort/Hotel Accommodations
  • 2 Breakfasts at the Resort/Hotel
  • 1 Achievement Celebration Exclusive Event
  • Commemorative gifts for the directors and students
  • Performance recording
  • Top rated 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)

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