England and France Tour Blog

Check back for videos from BTTB members about the previous day on tour.  Although we will try our best to update this page daily, a connection to the internet is not guaranteed while on tour.

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Tour Recap & S.O.M.
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In the final vlog of the D-Day tour, the staff of the BTTB reflect on what the tour meant to them and the members. There's no rest for the band as we head straight into the Sound of Music weekend, filled with parades, practices, and concerts!

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Date posted: June 28th, 2019

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Recap & S.O.M.

June 15-16th, 2019

In the final vlog of the D-Day tour, the staff of the BTTB reflect on what the tour meant to them and the members. There's no rest for the band as we head straight into the Sound of Music weekend, filled with parades, practices, and concerts!

Typical Tourists

June 9th, 2019

The end of the tour has arrived and members Kyle, Maddy, and Kaitlyn spend their final day as typical tourists in Paris. The members take a cruise along the Seine, visit the Eiffel tower and Arc de Triomphe, and make the most of their last day in Europe! 

D-Day

June 6th, 2019

It's the big day in Courseulles-sur-Mer as the band participates in the ceremony for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. An early start and 2 morning performances are just a part of this deeply moving experience.

Au Revoir, UK!

June 3rd, 2019

It's the Band's final day in the UK as they head to Portsmouth to visit the HMS Victory and the D-Day museum. Nick Djurdjevic will bring you along on another day of sightseeing and memory-making before setting sail for France in the evening.

Departure Day!

May 31st – June 1st, 2019

The air is buzzing with excitement as the band prepares to leave Burlington and head across the pond. Follow along with Colour guard member Victoria on day 1 of the tour. Next stop: London!

BONUS VLOG

June 6th, 2019

While in Courseulles-sur-Mer, the band was invited to give a surprise performance at a local elementary school. Of course, we said yes! Adorableness ensues as the band members interact with the children following the performance.

Off to Paris

June 8th, 2019

During day 9 of the band's tour, Grace and Quinn take you along for the ride as the band makes the most of their last day in Courseulles-sur-Mer. 

Beny-sur-Mer

June 5th, 2019

On their second day in France, Sydney and Clara take you to morning practice and powerful ceremony at the Beny-sur-Mer War Cemetery. They discuss the importance of the event and the deeper meaning behind the ID tags given to each member

London Pt. 2

June 2nd, 2019

Try to keep up with Sarah and Ali from the trumpet section as the BTTB takes on London for a second day. Activities include going on a guided tour of the city and visiting the Tower of London!

Luggage 

May 30th, 2019

The tour is imminent, and luggage weigh-in day is here! Get an inside look as our members and staff do the final preparations before departure day on Friday.

Homeward Bound

June 10th, 2019

In the final D-Day tour vlog, Morgan and Rebecca from the flutes reflect on their experiences in Europe and bring you along for the long trip home. Thank you all for watching the vlogs, we hope you enjoyed them as much as we enjoyed our trip!

Mont St. Michel

June 7th, 2019

On day 8, the band visits Mont St. Michel, returns to the Beny-sur-Mer War Cemetery, and performs again at the Juno Beach centre. A little bit of rain won't stop the band members from making the most of their day!

Settling In

June 4th, 2019

The band says bonjour to France after their overnight ferry ride. Mark and Michael bring you along as the band visits Arromanches and the Juno Beach Centre.

London Pt. 1

June 1st, 2019

Follow along with Zach and Mallory of the trumpets as they explore downtown London! The band visits Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace, and eats some ice cream.

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