Tour and Perform in France with the Maritime Community Ensemble!

Schools Out Tours presents a dream music tour to France in 2025. As a member of the Maritime Community Ensemble, you’ll experience the beautiful Alsace region, followed by two exciting days in Paris, the ‘City of Lights’.

Visit cathedrals, castles and unique ‘fairy-tale’ villages combined with world famous Alsatian wines, artisanal cheeses and local foods. Then, add all the sights of Paris including an evening cruise on the River Seine.

And one more thing: Did we mention you’ll perform in Strasbourg, Heidelberg, Riquewihr and Paris?!

What Is the Maritime Community Ensemble?

More about Brent
Brent Bannerman is a retired instrumental music educator, collaborative pianist, director of music theatre, and currently, an adjunct professor of music in the music department of St. Francis Xavier University.

During his 36 years as director of bands at Dr.J.H. Gillis Regional High, Brent has led his students in festivals, competitions, and tours throughout Canada, the U.S and Cuba,

The high school band program offered his students the opportunity to perform in many various genres, including ceremonial music, jazz gigs, big band dances, pep bands for major sporting events, street parades, pit bands for music theatre productions, as well as regular concert programs.

Many of his students have pursued careers in music and related fine arts careers.

Tour Dates

July 21-30, 2025





per participant, land only, all taxes included, twin accommodations


single participant supplement


estimated airfare
(firm price available fall 2024) 


All prices CDN

Key Deadlines

September 19, 2024

Signed contract and instrumentation form


October 10, 2024

$600 deposit due

Strasbourg, France

Completed forms may be emailed to

If you have any questions regarding the tour, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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