DATES: FEBRUARY 13-18, 2019

DECEMBER 14, 2018


11:30 AM Motor coaches arrive at Upper Arlington High School for loading.

12:30 PM Depart via deluxe air conditioned motor coaches with DVD. (16 ½ hours have been allotted for drive plus 3 hours for breaks, dinner on your own, and a driver change.)

8:00 AM Arrive in Orlando and enjoy breakfast at the Rainforest Café at Disney Springs, a wild place to shop and eat! It’s a safari for the senses – the feel of mists, the sound of cascading waterfalls, the incredible visuals of lush vegetation complete with animated wildlife and live tropical fish.
**Your professional Tour Director, Cathie Ruth (requested), will greet you here.**

9:00 AM Transfer to Epcot Center for the remainder of the day. Divided into two areas, Future World and the World Showcase. Future World focuses on technological advancements, innovation and wonder, and features attractions such as Soarin’, Mission: Space, and Test Track. The World Showcase is a collection of pavilions that wrap around the Lagoon. Inside find shops, attractions and restaurants that represent the culture and cuisine of 11 countries.

You will have $15 on a Disney Dining Card to use towards dinner in the park.

9:00 PM Enjoy “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth”, a spectacular 12-minute show, featuring  breathtaking fireworks, brilliant bursts of fire, laser light effects, dramatic fountain barges, a stirring musical score and the world's first spherical video display system— the 350,000-pound Earth Globe!

10:00 PM Transfer to your hotel to check-in for the evening. Embassy Suites Orlando – Lake Buena Vista (or similar)
2 Private Security Guards on duty– 10:30 PM-5:30 AM

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15 - Disney Instrumental Clinic And Animal Kingdom and Medieval Times
8:00 AM Breakfast included at your hotel.
9:30 AM Board coaches for your clinic.
"Disney Event Group" production facility located in a Walt Disney World service area 10:30 AM This morning is reserved for TWO Disney Performing Arts Workshop (pending scheduling):

  • “Disney’s You’re Instrumental” – Immerse your students into the world of the professional musician. You will sight read and prepare a polished performance of special Disney musical selections in a “studio recording environment.” A professional Disney Clinician will examine the skills, attitudes and priorities that are essential to musical excellence. This workshop culminates with a special recording of your ensemble performing music along with a portion of a Disney Animated Feature Film.

1:30 PM Following your clinic, depart for Disney’s Animal Kingdom, home to more than 1,700 animals from 250 species and sprawling across 500 acres of lush landscape, it is the largest animal-themed park in the world! DINOSAUR, Expedition Everest, It’s Tough To Be a Bug, and the Kilimanjaro Safaris are just a few of the attractions you don’t want to miss!

6:00 PM Board your coaches for Medieval Times.
7:00 PM Cheer your knight onto victory at Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament! Be transported back 900 years to a time when chivalry was more than a word and knights performed daring feats to entertain the lords and ladies of the court, including remarkable displays of horseback riding, sword fighting, and jousting!!
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9:30 PM Return to the hotel for the evening.
2 Private Security Guards on duty– 10:30 PM-5:30 AM

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16 - Performance at Disney Springs and day at Hollywood Studios
8:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel.  - Enjoy time at the pool.
10:30 AM Transfer backstage in uniform to prepare for your performance.
12:00 PM The Upper Arlington HS String Orchestra takes part in Disney Performing Arts Performances!

  • "Marketplace Stage" in Disney Springs

2:00 PM The Upper Arlington HS Concert Orchestra takes part in Disney Performing Arts Performances!

  • "Marketplace Stage" in Disney Springs

3:30 PM Following your performance, transfer to Disney’s Hollywood Studios for the rest of the day! Enjoy behind-the-scenes glimpses of Hollywood-style action with live shows, thrilling attractions, and backstage tours. Highlights include the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith, and the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular.

You will have $15 on a Disney Dining Card to use towards dinner in the park.

9:00 PM Experience Fantasmic a spectacular, 25-minute fireworks and water show starring Mickey Mouse and a bevy of delightful Disney Characters and featuring classic Disney music and songs, laser lights and amazing hydrotechnic effects.
9:30 PM Finally, enjoy Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular Fireworks. Conclude your day in a galaxy far, far away with an all-new nighttime spectacular bursting with memorable Star Wars moments.

10:00 PM Return to the hotel for the evening.
2 Private Security Guards on duty– 10:30 PM-5:30 AM

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17 - Magic Kingdom Day!
8:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel.  Check out of the hotel and board the motor coaches.
9:00 AM Spend the day experiencing the Magic Kingdom! Capture the enchantment of fairy tales with exciting entertainment, classic attractions, backstage tours and beloved Disney Characters with seven whimsical lands. Be sure to hit such attractions as Mickey’s PhilharMagic, Pirates of the Caribbean, Space Mountain, the Haunted Mansion, and the classic It’s a Small World.

You will have $15 on a Disney Dining Card to use towards dinner in the park.

10:00 PM Enjoy the Happily Ever After nighttime spectacular! This show will inspire you to seek out and find your own “Happily Ever After” by showcasing some of the greatest adventures Disney characters have taken to achieve their dreams through the latest fireworks and pyrotechnics and original animation, plus a heart-tugging original score.
11:00 PM Depart for home. (16 ½ hours allotted for drive time, plus 3 hours for breakfast and lunch on your own, breaks, and a driver change.)
6:30 PM Arrive at Upper Arlington High School.