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Family Programs

Selection as a Finalist is a significant honor for which students and their families alike should be extremely proud. We are pleased to offer two Family Packages to enable loved ones to share in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Parents, family members, and friends are welcome to join selected Finalists by enrolling in one of our Family Programs or by purchasing individual tickets to the performance.

The Honors Family Programs have been designed to enable supporters to stay in Vienna with their Finalist and attend select program events that are otherwise closed to non-performers (a rehearsal, Vienna events, touring with Finalists, Finalist Celebration, etc.). A priority ticket to the Honors Performance at the Musikverein is included in both Family Program itineraries; additional non-priority tickets are also available to the public through the Musikverein box office.

Note: Family Programs are offered only as full packages and cannot be sold as individual components.

Registration Details

  • All Finalists will be given the opportunity to enroll loved ones in the Series Family Programs via their my.honorsperformance.org performer portal.
  • Family Program participants under 22 may attend only if accompanied by a participant aged 22 or older. For safety reasons, Finalists may not leave their Chaperone unless checked out by an authorized adult above the age of 25.
  • Finalists should not register for the Family Program. They have been automatically registered for the Finalist program through the application and selection process.
  • Enrollment in the Family Program is subject to the same program Terms and Conditions and Standard Cancellation Policy acknowledged during the Finalist's online enrollment.

Family Program Itineraries

The two Family Programs are designed so family, friends, and educators can share in a fuller Honors Performance Series experience, while also providing additional time to explore Vienna. Since most Series rehearsals are closed, there are other activities and free time included in the Family Program packages to supplement your time. Both itineraries provide an opportunity to experience the best of the sights and culture in Vienna. Please note: All itineraries are tentative and subject to change.

6-Day Family Program Itinerary

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Day 1

Thursday, July 28, 2022

  • Morning: Airport greeting in Vienna and transfer to the hotel (registered family only during specified times at designated airport)
  • Afternoon: Enjoy a city overview by motorcoach
  • Evening: Check into the program and meet your Finalist’s Chaperone

Day 2

Friday, July 29, 2022

  • Full-Day guided sightseeing tour to Salzburg
  • Free time on own to explore Vienna

Day 3

Saturday, July 30, 2022

  • Morning & Afternoon: Free time to enjoy Vienna
  • Evening: Attend a performance at the Vienna State Opera with Finalists

Day 4

Sunday, July 31, 2022

  • Musikverein tour (TBD)
  • Family Program participants attend a rehearsal
  • Finalist Celebration Cruise on the Danube with Finalists

Day 5

Monday, August 1, 2022

  • Visit Schönbrunn Palace with Finalists
  • Honors Performance at the Musikverein (priority seating for Family Program participants)

Day 6

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

  • Farewell and return transfer to airport (registered family only during specified times to designated airport)
  • Depart for home

3-Day Family Program Itinerary

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Day 1

Sunday, July 31, 2022

  • Arrive in Vienna and check into the program
  • Family Program participants attend a rehearsal
  • Finalist Celebration Cruise on the Danube with Finalists

Day 2

Monday, August 1, 2022

  • Visit Schönbrunn Palace with Finalists
  • Honors Performance at the Musikverein (priority seating for Family Program participants)

Day 3

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

  • Farewell and return transfer to airport (registered family only during specified times to designated airport)
  • Depart for home

Family Program Inclusions

The Honors Performance Series Family Programs provide a hassle-free experience for Family members to share in select activities and events of the Series. Family members can rest easy knowing that all details are taken care of for them, while also gaining access to exclusive Series events.

The program includes for all Family Program participants: (tentative and subject to change)

Program Inclusions

6-Day
Program

3-Day Program

One priority ticket to the Honors Performance (Family Program exclusive)

Transportation to and from the Musikverein for the performance (Family Program exclusive)

Family Program access to a select Honors Performance rehearsal (Family Program exclusive)

Admission to the Finalist Celebration with Finalists (Family Program exclusive)

All fees for activities and touring listed as “with Finalists” on the itinerary (Family Program exclusive)

Admission to Schönbrunn Palace

Motorcoach/subway transportation for scheduled activities (Family Program exclusive)

24-Hour staffed emergency office in the Washington D.C. to handle the unexpected (Family Program exclusive)

Doctors on Call arrangement for medical support while on the program (Family Program exclusive)

Extensive traveler insurance while on the program (Family Program exclusive)

Guides for city touring and dedicated Family Program support staff (Family Program exclusive)

Attendance at a classical Viennese performance, seated with your Finalist (Family Program exclusive)

Admission to the scheduled Musikverein tour (Family Program exclusive)

Full day Salzburg tour (Family Program exclusive)

Arrival transfer from VIE Airport to the Series hotel (Family Program exclusive)

Departure transfer from the Series hotel to VIE Airport (Family Program  exclusive)

Five nights' lodging in the Series hotel (double occupancy) with onsite staff to ensure a good stay

Two nights' lodging in the Series hotel (double occupancy) with onsite staff to ensure a good stay

Family Program Costs

The program tuition for each family member participating is listed below. Participants have the option to satisfy the full program expense upon enrollment or may include the Family Program tuition in the Finalist's payment plan.

6-Day Family Program: $1,799 US

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3-Day Family Program: $975 US

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Musikverein Performance Tickets

One priority ticket is included with each Family Program registration. Seating at the Musikverein is assigned seating and a special priority section is reserved for Family Program participants.

Priority tickets are extremely limited. Additional (non-priority) tickets can be purchased through the Musikverein Box Office 60 days prior to the performance. We are unable to accommodate requests for individually purchased tickets to be seated in the priority seating section. These seats are reserved for Family Program registrants.

Everything that was included in the Family Package impressed and entertained me during my visit. The celebration cruise was very special to me, because I felt it was a time for the finalists to relax, let loose and be free! The trip was well worth it and is an experience of a lifetime.

Kathleen
Family Program Participant

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