Tours & Exchanges
Members of the FSPA performance ensembles have many exciting opportunities for domestic and international travel. These experiences provide priceless memories and forge friendships that cross oceans. Here are some of the recent opportunities FSPA students have experienced.
Flint Youth PhilharmoniaThis group travels every other year to cities in the Midwest United States and Ontario, Canada. Most recently, they toured Philadelphia in Spring 2019.
Flint Youth Wind EnsembleThis group toured Toronto in Spring 2015 and is planning to tour again soon.
Flint Youth Symphony OrchestraThis group goes on an international tour every other year to countries where they have sister relationships with other youth orchestras. On non-travel years, the FYSO plays host to their international friends, welcoming them to Flint. Most recently, FYSO traveled to Paris and Lyon, France in April 2018. They hosted the Limonest, France Youth Orchestra in July 2023 and will host the Arhensburg, Germany Youth Orchestra in October 2023. FYSO will tour Germany and France in June 2024.
Flint Youth Ballet
Approximately every four years, this group travels to Austria in the summer to participate in Young Tanzsommer! Most recently, in Spring 2023, they toured Memphis where they were hosted by Dance Collage Collective.