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2024 GMAA Vienna Music Trip (08/16/2024 - 08/25/2024)

Updated: Feb 8

The 2024 Music Trip to the Vienna, Austria, is organized by Global Musicians and Arts Association (GMAA) and Pioneer Arts and Humanities Association (PAAHA). The exciting 10-day Music Journey includes 3 days of intensive Master Classes Instructed by Local Music Professors. A graduation recital will be held in the headquarter of the United Nations Austria as part of the UN concert for peace. Students also will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the visual, historical, and social beauty of Austria and adjacent nations, starting with the capital of music, Vienna, passing by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's birthplace, Salzburg, relaxing in the beautiful lake town, Hallstatt, and finally visiting the Czech Republic including historical Český Krumlov & Prague. All participating students will receive customized certificates from Both GMAA and United Nations.


As one of our exclusive programs, we are honored to presents the United Nations concert for peace as part of Annual GMAA Music Trip to Vienna. All participating young musicians will have the opportunity to perform in the headquarter of the United Nations in Vienna, Austria and receive customized certificates from United Nations. Many Local musicians and UN officials will be present to watch the concert. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for all students, not only to showcase their talents and performance skills on an international platform, but also to promote the music and culture exchanges between the US and Austria.


United Nations Concert for Peace is organized by:

  • Global Musicians and Arts Association (GMAA), an US based association specializing in international competitions and music programs.

  • Pioneer Arts and Humanities Association (PAAHA), an US based Non-profit organization aiming to provide international arts/humanities events and activities.

  • United Nations Women's Guild Vienna (UNWG) - Joining Hands to Help Children, an Austria based charity organization whose purpose is to assist children in need and/or mother childcare programs throughout the world.


What can you gain from this trip?

  • Perform in the United Nations and receive certificates from UNWG.

  • Three days of intensive music education on theory and performance

  • Improve your performance skills and stage experience.

  • Volunteering and leadership opportunities including local community services, event organization and teaching assistance.

  • Enrich your resume for college application with important performance and internship experiences in the United Nations.

  • Four days of extensive guided sightseeing tour throughout Austria and Czech including Vienna, Salzburg, Hallstatt, Kumlov and Prague.


Music Masters

Piano: Vladimir Kharin



Voice: Tereza Beglaryan



Music Theory: Giuseppe Terza




Oboe: Prisca Schlemmer-Ölzant



And Many others -----


Itinerary and Schedule (August 16th- August 25th, 2024)

Day 1 (Master Class Package Starting Day)

Arrive at Vienna. Group introduction meeting in the hotel

Whole Day


Day 2 (Master Class Package Only)

Morning and Afternoon Master Classes

45min/class


Day 3 (Master Class Package Only)

Morning and Afternoon Master Classes

45min/class


Day 4 (performance & Travel Package Starting date)

Morning and Afternoon Master Classes

45min/Class

*Performance package students arrive at Vienna. Group meeting in the hotel


Day 5 (for both packages)

Morning Graduation Recital and Ceremony in United Nations Vienna.

Afternoon Sightseeing Tour in Vienna


Day 6 (for both packages)

Sightseeing Tour in Vienna and Salzburg

Whole Day


Day 7 (for both packages)

Sightseeing Tour in Salzburg, Hallstatt & Krumlov, Czech

Whole Day


Day 8 (for both packages)

Sightseeing Tour in Krumlov & Prague, Czech

Whole Day


Day 9 (for both packages)

Leaving Prague to Vienna

Whole Day


Day 10 (for both packages)

Free activities and prepare to go home

Whole Day


Packages and Fee

  1.  Master Class Package - $6,250 for One student and One parent

The packaged cost includes the following items:

  • 9 nights of 4-star Hotel rooms: standard room with double capacity (one student & one parent)

  • Continental Breakfast for one student and one parent included during hotel stay

  • United Nations Recital Hall cost for graduation UN peace concert

  • Tuition for three days of master classes

  • Rental fee for Classrooms and practice rooms

  • Piano accompaniment (If required)

  • 9 meals (5 Chinese & 4 Western) included during day 5-9 for one student and one parent.

  • All transportation cost during day 5-9 for one student and one parent

  • Tour guide fee

 

The following are excluded from the packaged cost and shall be paid separately by each family:

  • Air fare

  • Meals and transportation during day 1-5 period

  • Tickets to attractions

  • Hotel accommodation, transportation and meals for additional parent, sibling and friend that wish to travel with the student. Please email or call us for the cost of the additional person in this package.


2. Performance and Travel Package - $3,499 for One Student Only

The packaged cost includes the following items:

  • Students registered for this package will start on Day 4, 3 days later than the master class students

  • 6 nights of 4-star Hotel rooms: standard room with double capacity (two students or student/parent share one room)

  • Continental Breakfast for one student included during hotel stay

  • United Nations Recital Hall cost for UN peace concert

  • Airport transportation from and to the hotel

  • 9 meals (5 Chinese & 4 Western) included during day 5-9 for one student

  • All transportation cost during day 5 - 9 for one student

  • Tour guide fee

The following are excluded from the packaged cost and shall be paid separately by each family:

  • Air fare

  • Hotel accommodation and airport transportation if the student decides to arrive earlier than day 4.

  • Meals and transportation during day 4-5 period

  • Tickets to attractions

  • Hotel accommodation, transportation and meals for parent, sibling and friend that wish to travel with the student, for estimate purpose, the cost for each additional person (6 nights and 7 Days) is around $1,980. 


*We strongly recommend that at least one parent or a legal guardian shall accompany the student for both packages. Single student without parents must be 12 years older and shall send an email request to globalmusicians8@gmail.com for approval.


Early bird Discounts - Students who are previous Apex Competition Winners or member of AYLUS will receive a $200 discount. The early bird discount will expire on 3/1/2024.

Please email Globalmusicians8@gmail.com or Call lily at 908-451-5452 if you have any questions regarding the packages and fee.


Application and Eligibility

 

2024 master class trip is open to all instrumentalist, vocalists and dancers that are between 9-18 years old. Participating student must have minimum 3 years of practice. Applicant shall submit a YouTube video of the most recent performance to GMAA along with the application.

 

We recommend at least one parent or guardian shall accompany the applicant to Vienna. 

 

Applicant can submit the application thru email to globalmusicians8@gmail.com or fill out the online application form on www.gimaaa.com. (Coming sonn)

 

1st payment of $1,000 is due when the online application is approved. The balance of the payment shall be submitted no later than 04/1/2024. The 1st payment must be received to secure your spot in the trip. 

Payment can be made to Global Musicians & Arts Association by Zelle or check:

 

·      Zelle to globalmusicians8@gmail.com

·      Or send a check to GMAA, 226 US Highway 1, Unit M, Edison, NJ 08817.  

 

Refund Policy:

 

Cancellation shall be submitted to GMAA by email. In the email please clearly include the applicant’s name and the reason for the cancellation.

 

  • Cancellations made before 03/1/2024 will receive the full refund.

  • Cancellations made between 03/1/2024 and 05/1/2024 will receive the half refund.

  • Cancellation after 05/1/2024 will not receive any refund.


Contact

 

Phone:908-451-5452  or  201-349-7912

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City of Vienna



United Nations Vienna



2023 Master Class Photos





2023 UN Peace Concert Photos









2023 Vienna Music Trip Sightseeing






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