Companion Tour of Germany + Czech Republic

June 17 – 26, 2023 | Berlin, Leipzig, & Prague

Join the Youth Symphony Orchestra for their inaugural European tour!

With Maestro Mark Russell Smith as your guide, you’ll visit famous landmarks in and around Berlin, Leipzig, and Prague, including the Brandenburg Gate, Kaiser Wilhelm Church, Potsdam, St. Thomas Church, Terezin, Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral, the Charles Bridge, and much more. Plus you will have the opportunity to attend every performance of the Youth Symphony Orchestra led by Youth Ensembles Music Director Ernesto Estigarribia.


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  • Concerts (3)
  • Sightseeing Highlights
  • 8 nights of accommodation
  • Continental breakfast and dinner daily
  • Transportation by luxury air-conditioned motor coaches throughout land portion of the tour
  • The services of one ACFEA courier per motor coach throughout the land portion of the tour
  • Round-trip air transportation from Chicago – Berlin, returning from Prague
  • All taxes, tips and service charges normally payable for services included above, except
    discretionary tips to drivers, guides, and couriers

Please see the Itinerary and Information Packet linked above for additional details.

Payment Schedule

  • September 1, 2022 – $900 Deposit
  • October 1, 2022 – $900
  • November 1, 2022 – $900
  • February 1, 2023 – $900
  • April 1, 2023 – $900

Funding for the QCSO website provided by the Scott County Regional Authority