Tours Past and Present


Upcoming Tour

Spring 2017 Heartland Tour
In the spring of 2017, the Folk Choir will tour the Heartland! More details to follow.

Past Tours

Spring 2016 Scotland and Ireland Tour
In the spring of 2016, the Folk Choir traveled to Scotland and Ireland!
Spring 2015 Tour Down Under
In the spring of 2015, the Folk Choir toured western Australia for over two weeks, visiting the cities of Melbourne, Sydney, Strathfield, and Brisbane!
Spring 2014 Minnesota Mini-Tour
The Folk Choir will be spending a few days in Rochester, MN this summer in mid-May. More details to follow, but for now here is a very tentative itinerary.
Winter 2014 Florida Tour
The Folk Choir will sing their way through Florida this January, stopping in Orlando, Niceville, Mary Esther, Apalachicola, North Port, and St. Petersburg.
Summer 2013 NYC Tour
This summer, the choir will pay a visit to the northeast including the cities of New York and Boston.
Summer 2012 Ireland and Scotland Tour
In the summer of 2012, the choir sang their way across Ireland and Scotland including the areas of Edinburgh, Wexford, Galway, and Dublin.
Summer 2011 California Tour
In the summer of 2011, the choir toured southern California beginning in Las Angeles and concluding in San Diego.
Winter 2011 Texas Tour
In January 2011, a contingent of the choir toured through Texas, visiting in Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Copperas Cove, Hewitt, and Dallas.
Spring 2010 Tidewater Tour
During the Spring of 2010, the choir toured through the Tide Water region of America, singing in Dayton, OH; Virginia Beach, Charlottesville, VA; and Wheeling, WV.
Spring 2009 Mississippi River Valley Tour
The choir took a little trip down the mighty Mississip', making stops in Cedar Rapids, St. Louis, Memphis, Mobile, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, and Nashville.
Spring 2008Scotland/Ireland Tour
The choir began its tour in Edinburgh, Scotland, and from there traveled through Dublin, Wexford, Kilkenny, Galway, and Ennis in Ireland.
Spring 2007Twin Cities Tour
The choir made stops in both the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul and Chicago areas.
Winter Break 2007Deep South Tour
The choir visited the ACE communities in Nashville, Mobile, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Jacksonville, Savannah, Charlotte, and Atlanta.
Spring 2006Pacific Northwest Tour
The choir toured for two weeks in both the U.S. and Canada, making stops in Portland, Victoria, Seattle, and Anchorage.
Spring 2005East Coast Tour
The choir traveled along the east coast, from New Jersey to Massachusetts to New York.
Fall Break 2004Ireland Mini-Tour
The choir traveled to Dublin for the dedication of the O'Connell House.
Spring 2004Illinois/Wisconsin Tour
The choir traveled in and around the Chicago area, including parts of Wisconsin.
Fall Break 2003Ireland Tour
The choir traveled to Dublin and the surrounding countryside over fall break.
Spring 2003Great Lakes Tour
The choir toured through Indiana, Ohio, New York, and Michigan.
Spring 2002New England/Canada Tour
The choir traveled throughout the Northeast.
Spring 2001Mid-Atlantic Tour
The choir traveled down the east coast from Pennsylvania to Virginia.
Winter Break 2001Texas Tour
The choir went to parishes in San Antonio, Austin, Waco, and other parts of Texas.
Spring 2000Ireland Tour
The choir toured many parts of Ireland.
Winter Break 2000Florida Tour
The choir toured to Florida.
Spring 1997Ireland Tour
The choir toured from Northern Ireland to Dublin.

Fall Mini-Tours

October 24-25, 2008 Holy Cross-Immaculata Parish, Cincinnati, Ohio
St. Margaret of York Parish, Loveland, Ohio
October 6, 2007 St. Terrence Parish, Alsip, Ill.
November 11, 2006 St. Patrick Parish, Brighton, Mich.
September 23-24, 2005 St. Terrence Parish, Alsip, Ill.

Conferences and Conventions

January 6-9, 2009 Catholic Campus Ministry Association (CCMA)
    2009 National Convention
    Crowne Plaza Ravinia, Atlanta, Ga.
Host: Holy Spirit Parish, Atlanta, Ga.
January 2008 Liturgical Composers Forum
    2008 Annual Convention
    Center for Liturgy at Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Mo.
July 9-11, 2007 National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM)
    2007 National Convention
    Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Ind.
Host: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Carmel, Ind.
February 8-10, 2007 Programs for the Theological Exploration of Vocation (PTEV)
    Final Conference
    Marriott Downtown, Indianapolis, Ind.