MARCH 10-15, 2017
October 21, 2016- FRIDAY
Dear Parents of Band Students:
Please see the three attachments for the most up-to-date info about the trip.
We need all $500 deposits by October 25th to reserve the trip!
If we do not get at least 60 deposits, we can fully refund the $500, but the trip will be canceled.
Let’s make it happen! See the attached documents for all of the details.
NY CARNEGIE HALL TRIP FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
Payment: All payments must be made at the ASB office window. Checks made out to RUHS with Students name and room type in the memo. Credit Cards will also be accepted.
- Do chaperones / adults / non-performing travelers have to pay the same package costs as the performers?
Yes. In order to keep the cost of participating in the Festival affordable for as many students as possible, World Projects presents a blanket package cost. Creating a reduced rate for non-performers would increase the performer costs significantly, and thus we maintain one cost for all travelers.
- Does the package cost cover any type of Travel or Medical Insurance?
No. Travel and Medical Insurance is not included as there are specific and varied types of coverage available depending on your individual needs. Travel, Medical, and Trip Cancellation insurance can be arranged through World Projects upon request at an additional cost.
- In the event that my child cannot attend the Festival after making payments, what is the refund policy?
World Projects has put in place a generous cancellation schedule, which can be found in this prospectus. This schedule outlines the percentage of payments made that are refundable and until when. All cancellation charges (if any apply) will be represented on your group’s final invoice. When cancellations occur, our first recommendation is that a replacement is found to take the cancelled traveler’s spot on the tour. That way, all finances can be dealt with internally at the school or organization, and cancellation fees need not be assessed (unless air transportation is involved). World Projects does, however, acknowledge that unforeseen circumstances do arise and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. In the event of a death in the family or illness/injury that prevents travel (as examples), World Projects will review what monies can be recovered from outside vendors (such as airlines, hotels, etc.). These vendors establish their own cancellation schedules, which World Projects must adhere to.
- If parents are not part of the trip can they purchase a ticket to watch the band perform?
Tickets to the concert may be purchased at the Carnegie Hall Box Office before, or on the day of the concert for the general public.
- What is the GPA requirement for students to participate?
Your student must have a 2.0 GPA to attend the trip.
- Will the airlines have accommodations for our instruments, will there be an extra charge for them?
Once airline is confirmed we will confirm their luggage charges – most airlines don’t charge for the first two items, for instrumentalists it may be their suitcase and instrument, with oversized instruments i.e. tubas, baritone saxophones, there may be additional costs.
October 13th UPDATE:
Added the NY CARNEGIE HALL TRIP ASB DEPOSIT and PAYMENT SLIP that needs to be filled out and turned in with your payments.
Dear Band Students and Parents:
Here is the information about the payments for the trip to New York and Carnegie Hall in the spring. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Gabriel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
$500 deposit is due: October 25, 2016, with check payable to Redondo Union High School.
The full Balance is due December 12, 2016, and will vary depending on your choice of quad, triple, double, or single room, and flights.
New York Trip to Carnegie Hall
Parent Information Meeting Night
Come to the RUHS Auditorium
Tuesday Evening, October 4th, 2016
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
This Parent Information Meeting is to discuss the details of the New York Wind Band Festival Trip to Carnegie Hall, scheduled for March 10-15, 2017.
Mr. Vizcarra will speak to students about any questions or concerns they may have.
PARENTS ONLY, please. Band will be on the field for Tuesday night rehearsal until 9 pm.
Dear Band Students and Parents:
Here is some information about the trip to New York and Carnegie Hall in the spring. We will send out more information soon about payments, flights, and other details soon. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Gabriel at email@example.com.