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Top 10 reasons to perform in ORLANDO at the Robert W. Smith Music Festival

We want YOUR group to perform with us in Orlando – here’s why! If you haven’t heard, our Robert W. Smith music festival in Orlando, FL is where it began for us with our initial pilot in 2022, full festival for high school and middle school band and orchestra in 2023, and now expanded event formats in 2024 and beyond. As highlighted in a SBO Magazine cover story by Mike Lawson who personally attended our Orlando event, “we liked what we saw.” Why should your group perform at the festival? Here’s our TOP 10 reasons your group should join us in Orlando at our next event!

  • 1) There is no other event like this – Exclusive, National Adjudicated concert festival with Robert W Smith immersed in your itinerary
  • 2) MULTIPLE world renowned composers!! BALMAGES, NEWBOLD, & SMITH in 2023! STANDRIDGE, OWENS, SAUCEDO, & SMITH slated for 2024!
  • 3) Clinic on stage after performance with a composer/conductor
  • 4) 2 day, park to park at Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure included as part of your itinerary (add on days available)
  • 5) Special Achievement Celebration Breakfast with the composers – means more time in the parks having fun
  • 6) ON PROPERTY Accommodations at Universal Orlando Resort’s Endless Summer Resort: Dockside Inn And Suites and/or Cabana Bay (subject to availability)
  • 7) RWS Music Company Compositions awarded to every ensemble!
  • 8) 😎 Top group wins a commissioned work to be written/published for your band or orchestra!
  • 9) + ADD on the Master class rehearsal with Robert W. Smith and other featured composers!
  • 10) + ADD on Your piece conducted by the composer at performance! (requires master class)

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