Music school trips to New York
At Equity we have access to some incredible venues in the Big Apple to ensure students on a Music school trip to New York have a full itinerary with fantastic excursions and venues to perform at. Most of our groups are based at the Westside Y Youth Centre which is in the heart of Manhattan, two steps from Central Park, Times Square and Broadway. Orchestras and choirs, will have the opportunity to perform at prestigious venues including the Church of St Paul the Apostle and the Cathedral of St John the Divine. Outdoor venues for bands and jazz ensembles include Central Park, Battery Park, The Rockefeller Plaza and the deck of the Aircraft Carrier USS Intrepid. To perform at these venues is an experience your Music students will never forget, so speak to our specialists today about a Music school trip to New York.
- Flight to New York City
- Dinner at Planet Hollywood
- Guided walking tour of New York City
- Afternoon Recital in Cathedral of St John the Divine
- Times Square and Macy's
- Central Park
- Concert in St Patrick’s Cathedral
- Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Cruise
- Lunchtime remembrance concert at St Paul’s Chapel by the World Trade Center
- Freedom Tower
- Empire State Building
- Time at leisure
- Broadway Show
- Guggenheim Museum
- 5th Avenue and shopping
- Flight back to UK
- Arrive back in UK
All venues are subject to availability & suitability of the repertoire
For concert bands we have a variety of appropriate open-air venues including The Rockefeller Center, Central Park, USS Independence & The Statue of Liberty
N.B The basic 'from' prices do not include excursions, for a full package price... Request a quote
West Side YMCA
- Just off Central Park
- Swimming pool
The West Side YMCA Hostel is located just off Central Park West, close to the Lincoln Centre, Broadway and Carnegie Hall.
Location: Moments away from well-known landmarks including Central Park, Lincoln Centre and Broadway, public transport is within reach too.
Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, full gym facilities, pool, housekeeping, 24 hour reception and security.
Accommodation: Single and double rooms available to staff, double rooms (bunks) for students. Same sex bathroom facilities located on each floor.
Meals: In house restaurant, meals in local restaurants can also be provided.
Comfort Inn Chelsea
- Trendy Chelsea location
- Basic, yet well-equipped and comfortable
This hotel is located within the fashionable Chelsea area of Manhattan and provides a view of the Empire State Building.
Location: Walking distance from Penn Station, Port Authority of New York, and 23rd Street Station. Numerous sites such as Chinatown, Central Park and the Museum of Modern Art are close by.
Facilities: Free Wi-Fi, small gym, tour desk, 24 hour reception.
Accommodation: Single and doubles available to staff, double rooms up to 5 per room available to students. En-suite bathroom facilities.
Meals: Buffet breakfast is provided free of charge. Local restaurants can be arranged for dinners.
- Central Manhattan
- Full of charm and character
A hotel situated in central Manhattan on 31st street, this hotel offers grand décor and welcoming reception. Located just a short walk from the Empire State building the Woltcott Hotel provides all the main amenities along with a shop and small meeting room.
Location: Short distance from public transport stops, Empire State Building 3 blocks away, numerous landmarks within easy reach.
Facilities: Small gym, small conference room, newsagents, luggage room, free Wi-Fi.
Accommodation: Single and double available for staff, students are accommodated mainly in triple rooms with individual beds. All rooms en-suite and have a TV.
Meals: Local restaurants and diners can be arranged for meals.
Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.
Subject Specific Excursions
The Guggenheim Museum in New York is one of the most important architectural landmarks in the world. Its incredible rotunda has been the site of many important exhibitions and the set of various films. Its smaller galleries range from impressionist to contemporary pieces.
The 3 hour walking tour of New York City will cover New York’s main landmarks; however it can be adapted to include any itinerary requests your group may have.
Statue of Liberty Cruise
Experience the grandeur of mid and lower Manhattan on the Semi-Circle Cruise. You’ll enjoy magnificent views of the world’s premier skyline and a close up view of the Statue of Liberty and the Ellis Island Museum.
St Patrick’s Cathedral
This exquisite Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral with two pipe organs and unique stained glass windows.