Disney Magic Music Days
With Disney Magic Days, you can join the impressive world of entertainment at the Walt Disney World Resort. Imagine the thrill of applause from thousands of visitors in the MAGIC KINGDOM Park, EPCOT Center, the Disney-Hollywood Studios Theme Park, and the Disney Village Marketplace. Brief descriptions of the opportunities throughout the Walt Disney World Resort are as follows:
MAGIC KINGDOM PARK
The magic of Disney unfolds for groups performing in the land of enchantment and fantasy.
Bands precede our daily parade down Main Street, U.S.A., through Liberty Square and into Frontierland. Groups may also be showcased in a special march into Tomorrowland followed by a ten-minute stand-up concert.
Instrumental, vocal, and dance groups may perform throughout the MAGIC KINGDOM Park. Group size and staging requirements are important considerations in determining the performance location.
Future World and World Showcase provide exciting performance opportunities for outstanding groups from the United States and around the world.
Future World March
Bands march into the 21st Century and present a stand-up concert at Showcase Plaza
World Showcase March
The architecture of eleven countries backdrop your band’s march along the World Showcase Promenade. A showstop (up to five minutes) may be permitted at a designated area.
Instrumental, vocal, dance groups, and the ethnic-themed entertainment are showcased throughout EPCOT Center. Group size, staging requirements, and show theming are important considerations in determining performance locations. Maximum show length is twenty-five minutes.
DISNEY-HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS THEME PARK
Lights . . . Camera . . . Action!
Marching bands appear as part of the daily entertainment activities.
Your group may be “cast” to march up Hollywood Boulevard and present a stand-up concert in front of the Chinese Theatre.
DISNEY VILLAGE MARKETPLACE
A charming setting offers a special opportunity to showcase a variety of performing groups.
The intimate, yet formal, setting of the Dock Stage is appropriate for larger concert/show groups. With the beautiful Empress Lilly Riverboat as your backdrop, your group will enjoy a picturesque performance opportunity
In order for your application to be processed, the Walt Disney World Resort must receive an original application (no copies, please) and the following audition materials.
- A recent, non-returnable photograph of your group in the costume or uniform to be worn for their
- A brief, non-returnable audio cassette, video tape, or DVD recording of your group performing the style of
music they would use in their Disney performance. Please do not send adjudication tapes. Note the Guidelines below for “Audition Recording Requirements.”
- Show choirs and dance ensembles are required to submit non-returnable video tapes.
- Please label all recordings and photographs with the name of your group.
AUDITION RECORDING REQUIREMENTS
At the beginning of the recording identify the name of the group, director, city, state, and date recorded.
Use a new tape. Check the record level to be certain that the audio playback is loud, but not distorted.
Use a high-quality, new cassette. VHS, ¾”, and BETA formats are acceptable. Do not send an original, one-of-a-kind tape. International applicants should submit a ¾” video tape recorded at NTSC.
Check the record level to be certain that the playback is not distorted. Make sure that the video is in focus and gives a quality representation of your group.
Audition Recording Suggestions
Please record three short contrasting examples of the style music you would present at Disney World. The audiences in the WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort come from many different backgrounds and have diverse musical tastes. They respond favorably to popular and/or patriotic selections. ALL SELECTIONS MUST BE SECULAR.
Please review the recording before submitting it to be certain that it is a true representation of the quality and caliber of your group.
Use a padded mailer to protect your tape.
Please submit your application packet (application and audition material) in a single padded mailer at least two and up to twelve months prior to your requested performance date.
Call us at Educational Travel Consultants
For a Disney Magic Music Days Application
(when you know your travel dates)
Enjoy Your Performance Tour Experience
- Hotel accommodations (in quads)
- Security Provided Nightly
- Complete Sightseeing of the Area
- Professional Tour Escort
- 4 meals - 2 breakfast/2 dinner (3 day/2 night trip)
- 6 meals - 3 breakfast/3 dinner (4 day/3 night trip)
- All entrance fees and admissions
- All taxes, tips, and gratuities
- Coverage under E.T.C.'s Liability Insurance Policy
One totally free teacher / chaperone
for every ten students (in double occupancy)