French Castles + Cathedrals

Sing in Paris and beautiful French castles & cathedrals with Mr. Jamieson and SMHS.

Experience France in the spring of 2023 on a unique performance tour created for the singers of San Marino High School.

With Incantato by Inside Europe, renowned musical ensembles perform on prime stages to appreciative audiences. Educational yet entertaining sightseeing, perfectly matched accommodations, great food and the opportunity to connect with like-minded people are just a few of the signature experiences that set our journeys apart.

And what better time to visit France than during Easter!

  • When

    April 6 to 13, 2023
    with optional extended post-stay for students traveling with parents/guardians

  • Who

    Singers of the San Marino Chamber and Concert Choirs directed by Mr. Derek Jamieson

  • Where

    France featuring Paris Region with the charming Castles of Chantilly + Vaux-le-Vicomte, the picturesque Roman town of Meaux, plus Paris, the City of Lights.

Invite + Welcome Letter
from Mr. Jamieson/SMCC Board 

France is a rich musical destination, a country with deep cultural roots and incredible venues that will welcome us to sing and hear our voices sound like never before.

For me,  France is one of those  places that I can’t wait to experience with you!

Singers, I hope you can join the touring choir in April 2023 in France where we’ll engage all our senses and contribute to international friendship and understanding through the universal language of music.

First Itinerary

Make Europe Your Stage
with Incantato Concert Tours
by INSIDE EUROPE

Learn more

We have been where you are traveling, not just once, but again and again. Our most recent visits to France and Paris were in July, October and November of 2021, on behalf of SMCC’s upcoming 2022 France concert tour. Follow-up visits will take place in December upon confirmation of the journey, again in January and March of 2022. All properties/venues are personally inspected by a team member and we do not outsource the contracting of services. Inside Europe works in close partnership with ATOUT France, the official French government agency whose mission is to develop travel and tourism to France. This is an ongoing close professional relationship since 2007.

Your Inside Europe Travel Experience includes:

  • Signature Incantato Concert Tours journey hosted by Mr. Derek Jamieson —  carefully planned and to be further personalized for your group’s interests and requests
  • Pre-inspected Accommodation in the Chantilly region and Paris in a shared twin/double room for students and single rooms (limited availability) for staff chaperones.
  • French-American breakfast buffet daily featuring both local specialities, but also favorites from home such as eggs, cereals, fresh fruit etc. One additional substantial meal (either lunch or dinner) daily, including special welcome and farewell meals.
  • 24/7 assistance both on the ground in France as well as through our US-based team.
  • Transportation as needed, via local services (private coach, but also, if requested, via train, boat or metro/subway)
  • Professional concert organization, P.R. and marketing for up to three formal concerts including the castle performance at Chateau Vaux-Le-Vicomte (already confirmed for April 3, 2022).
  • Educational and entertaining sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary, plus a school visit and exchange in Paris
  • Strict adherence to all Covid-19 safety protocols/rules in place in France, plus additional voluntarily precautions as recommended by the WTTC or requested by SMHS. All our team members including drivers and guides are fully vaccinated. 

Castles + Cathedrals, Printemps à Paris:
Sing in France with SMCC directed by Mr. Derek Jamieson

*Registration to open ASAP