N.B. Updated May 8, 2002. The hyperlinks here provide you with information about locations, addresses, etc. Exploring the links section on the tour home page will lead you to other information of interest.


    MONDAY, MAY 20

      Be at Kansas City Airport (MCI) no later than 1:30 PM, Southwest Airlines Terminal
      Depart MCI 3:20 PM Arrive Los Angeles (LAX) 4:55 PM
      Transfer with luggage to Qantas Airlines Terminal
      Depart LAX on Qantas Airlines 108 at 11:45 PM

    TUESDAY, MAY 21

      Travel/Cross International Date Line


    WEDNESDAY, MAY 22

      Arrive Sydney, Australia, 7:25 AM
      Negotiate customs
      Bus transfer to Old Sydney Holiday Inn, George Street, The Rocks
      Rest, Free Time in Sydney, Early Evening Rehearsal

    THURSDAY, MAY 23

      Morning Train to Newcastle
      Concert: 1 PM, Concert Hall, University of Newcastle Conservatorium of Music
      Tour/Explore University of Newcastle Campus
      Meet hosts
      Begin Homestays

    FRIDAY, MAY 24

      Newcastle: Attend classes/events
      School Concert 2:30 PM: Hunter School of Performing Arts
      Homestays

    SATURDAY, MAY 25

      3:00-5:30 PM: Rehearse with Newcastle Cathedral Choir
      Homestays

    SUNDAY, MAY 26

      Perform the Louis Vierne Messe Solomnelle with the Cathedral Choir at Newcastle Cathedral. Call 8:30 AM, Perform 9:30 AM Mass.
      Performance: 5 PM Evening Mass, Sacred Heart Cathedral
      Homestays

    MONDAY, MAY 27

      Morning Train to Sydney, be at Broadmeadow Station at 6:30 AM
      Behind the Scenes tour of the Australia Opera (pending), 10 AM
      Concert at the Shore School (Sydney Church of England Grammar School), 1:30 PM
      Evening Free
      Lodging: Old Sydney Holiday Inn, George Street, The Rocks

    TUESDAY, MAY 28

      Free Day and Evening in Sydney
      Lodging: Old Sydney Holiday Inn, George Street, The Rocks

    WEDNESDAY, MAY 29

      Qantas Airways flight 25 to Brisbane, 8:15 AM
      Arrive Brisbane 9:35 AM
      Concert, 7 PM, School of Music, University of Queensland
      Lodging: Flag Camelot Inn

    THURSDAY, MAY 30

      Queensland Conservatorium of Music , Griffith University
      10:00 AM: Arrival & Rehearsal in Recital Hall
      11:30: Luncheon and Welcome from Conservatorium officials
      12:30: Prepare for Concert
      1:00 PM: Concert
      2:15: Tour & Classes at the Conservatorium
      Evening Free.
      Lodging: Flag Camelot Inn

    FRIDAY, MAY 31

      4:15 AM (Ouch!): Board bus for airport.
      Qantas Airways flight 16 to Cairnes, 6:15 AM
      Arrive Cairnes, 8:35 AM
      Free Day for Touring and Beach
      Lodging: Cairnes Colonial Club Resort

    SATURDAY, JUNE 1

      Great Barrier Reef Tour/Snorkeling
      Lodging: Cairnes Colonial Club Resort

    SUNDAY, JUNE 2

      Morning and Afternoon Free Time
      Concert, St. Monica's Cathedral, 6 p.m.

    MONDAY, JUNE 3

      3:15 AM (Ouch!): Board bus for airport
      Qantas Airways flight 50 to Sydney, 5:30 AM
      Arrive Sydney, 8:20 AM
      Qantas Airways flight 107 from Sydney to LAX, 10:40 AM
      Arrive Los Angeles 7:10 AM
      Negotiate US customs
      Southwest Airlines flight from LAX to Kansas City, 10:50 AM
      Arrive MCI (Kansas City), 4:00 PM