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Encore Tours, a division of ACIS, has become a corporate partner with The National Association of Music Parents, announced L. Scott McCormick, founder and president of AMP, a nonprofit organization of and for middle and high school band, choir and orchestra parents and booster organizations; music educators; school districts; music industry leaders; arts advocates and professional performing arts organizations and venues.

Highlighting the partnership will be Encore Tours offering any AMP Group Members who register a 2017, 2018 or 2019 international tour between the dates of March 1, 2016 and Feb. 28, 2018, a $1,000 Scholarship.

“We applaud Encore Tours for its commitment to supporting music education and partnerships like this one with the Association of Music Parents,” said McCormick. “From building first-class customized overseas tours and director workshops to their professional networking events and scholarship programs for young musicians, Encore Tours continues to give back to their musical communities year-round.”

Tori Cook, Director of Marketing and Business Development at Encore Tours echoed McCormick’s enthusiasm: “We at Encore are excited to join forces with AMP. Together, we look forward to helping parents and teachers understand how traveling overseas can be educational for students on both an individual level as well as a musical level.”

Since 1978, ACIS Educational Tours has guided teachers and students on over a half million unforgettable tours. Their commitment to changing lives one-by-one has made ACIS the best known, most respected name in educational travel. In 2006, ACIS created a separate division that handles performing arts tours, called Encore Tours. Encore specializes in organizing custom itineraries for choirs, orchestras, bands, dance troupes, music appreciation tours and drama troupes, and takes thousands of performers of all ages overseas annually. Along with their exceptional tours, they are known for their commitment to music education, scholarship programs for students, professional networking events for directors and their unique fundraising opportunities.

Please visit their website: www.encoretours.com