The Perfect Spring Trip
For Bands, Choirs, and Orchestras
No payments until January 2021
1 comped director package with groups of 20+ students
PLUS, a comped adult festival package for every 20 students (unlimited)
Wide Open Spaces
Where Social Distancing Occurs Naturally
Peace of Mind
Groups Determine What Best Pracitces Fit Their Needs
Now offering six different lodging options for your group to choose from. We offer cabins, lodge rooms, and condos in order to fit any travel budget and need.
Every package includes a choice between one recreation activity: skiing, snowboarding, downhill tubing, gondola rides, snowcat tours, or snowshoe tours.
Groups compete against same school size, ensemble type and level. Comments and ratings are provided by 3 recognized and experienced adjudicators.
Awards and Street Dance
Each festival week concludes with an exciting outdoors awards ceremony and DJ’d Street Dance at the base of Winter Park Resort.
Groups can choose to stay 2,3, or 4 nights in one of our six different lodging options. Plan to arrive and depart on days your travel schedule allows, providing you with the utmost amount of travel flexibility.
Participation in performance
Groups will compete each week with ensembles of similar size and performance skill. A panel of three respected adjudicators will provide constructive feedback and score the competing groups. Each festival week ends with a highly energetic awards ceremony and DJ’d street dance.
Choice of ONE recreation activity
Every registered participant will choose between 4 days of skiing or snowboarding (including lift card, equipment rental & beginner lesson) or the ability to trade in vouchers to participate in our non-ski activities: downhill tubing, gondola rides, snowcat tours, and/or snowshoe tours.
Travel protection plan
WPSMF will purchase on behalf of every registered participant, a limited benefit, “Post Departure Travel Protection Plan.” Additional trip cancelation/protection insurance can be secured through a third-party supplier.
Destination: Winter Park, Colorado
Just imagine your band, choir or orchestra traveling into the majestic Rocky Mountains west of Denver, crossing this nation’s visually breathtaking Continental Divide, descending into Winter Park, nestled in a valley surrounded by beautiful snow-covered mountain peaks towering over 13,000 feet in elevation. Outside of the classroom setting, directors find it really comfortable traveling with their students to a breathtaking outdoor geographical location, in the safe, less populated, slower paced Winter Park, Colorado.
of Music and Mountains
School Music Programs
What to Expect
Something For Everyone!
WPSMF offers many different festival packages for a group to choose from. The differences are simply which overnight lodging choice to stay within, and the number of nights (2-4) you wish to stay, best fulfilling your travel desires and budget. Each festival package, for each group member, includes their overnight lodging bed space, choice of recreation activity(s), a travel protection plan purchased on their behalf, and participation in all festival activities.
For example, any group member choosing to ski or snowboard will receive a 4 day lift card, 4 days of rental equipment, and a beginner lesson. Or, we offer substitute mountain activities for non-skiers.
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Resources for Registered Groups
Is a website dedicated specifically for the directors of our registered groups. This online resource contains all festival information for group directors, third party travel planners, or adults assisting with trip planning. All the small details are answered here, along with printable maps and more.
Is the “start” website for all students and adults registered to attend the festival. Group members can learn about the available recreation options they have to choose from, suggested clothing, items to pack, helpful information to prevent altitude sickness, printable maps and more. All attending students and adults will be required to read specific WPSMF Start Gate topics before being directed to individually register within WPSMF Online.
We have teamed up with guidebook to create an app accessible by all registered directors during their time with us at festival. The WPSMF App will allow directors to access all the pertinent information provided on Ski Locker via their smart phone while on the mountain and stay in the know. Important updates and notification to groups will be sent via the app during the festival.
Is a web portal for student and adult group members to login, and complete their individual registration to attend the festival. They can select their recreation choice, input their ski/snowboard equipment rental information, add emergency contact/medical information, and more. Group “admins” assigned by the director, are able to views a group’s current Billing Invoices, and the group’s Trip Information Report. WPSMF Online is where names of all members will be entered, performance information is entered, performance equipment is requested, build group rooming lists, and monitor the progress of individual member registrations. Any trip changes made with a WPSMF staff person can be viewed instantly within WPSMF Online.
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“The Winter Park Ski-Music Festival has consistently been one of the favorite destinations for my students. The value is incredible, the customer service outstanding, and the musical and social experience for the students is truly exceptional.”
Thomas Rinn, Head Director
Colleyville Heritage High School Choir