A Musical Journey through Austria

Professor Sixto F. Montesinos Jr. 

June 9–19, 2024

$3,575 for double occupancy, $4,850 for single occupancy

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the heart of classical music and European culture with our Vienna and Salzburg travel experience!

From June 9th to June 21st, 2024, immerse yourself in the rich history and musical heritage of these captivating cities. In Vienna, discover the opulence of Schönbrunn Palace, explore the residences of musical legends like Beethoven, Strauss, Schubert, and Haydn, and attend a magical concert in St. Anne's Church featuring the works of Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, and Schubert. Visit the grandeur of Hofburg Palace, revel in the melodious Vienna State Opera House, and delight in the interactive journey through sound at Haus der Musik. Your adventure continues as you travel to Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart, where you'll enjoy the Sound of Music Tour and explore iconic landmarks like Mozart's birthplace, Salzburg Cathedral, and Fortress Hohensalzburg. With a day trip to the picturesque Hallstatt, you'll be enchanted by the pristine Austrian Alps. To conclude this unforgettable experience, you'll return to Vienna for some leisure time and a memorable farewell dinner at your hotel.

Don't miss the chance to be part of this extraordinary musical and cultural exploration!


$3,575 per person double occupancy, $4,850 single occupancy. Begin your registration

March 4, 2024: $1,000 non-refundable deposit for all trips due. In the event that the trip does not meet its minimum number of travelers, deposits will be refunded.

April 29, 2024: Final payment due

Information Sessions

Learn more about the trip by joining a virtual info session.

Sunday, January 14, 11AM – 12PM

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Sunday, February 18, 11AM – 12PM

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Sunday, March 10, 11AM – 12PM

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Meet Your Professor

Sixto Montesinos

Sixto F. Montesinos

Dr. Sixto F. Montesinos is a prominent musician and educator, widely recognized for his role as a conductor in various music genres. Notable projects in his career include conducting the Youth Musical Theater Company of the Bay Area's productions of "Sweeney Todd" and "Sunday in the Park with George." He also conducted the Bay Area premiere of "Curzar la Cara de laLuna" with the West Edge Opera Company in 2023.

In November 2023, Dr. Montesinos is scheduled to make his conducting debut with the Sonora Philharmonic in Hermosillo, Mexico. He holds a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Houston, a Master's Degree in Orchestral Conducting from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Wind Conducting from Rutgers University.

Dr. Montesinos has diverse research interests, including the exploration of Mexican musical traditions, 18th-century music, wind music during the Age of Enlightenment, and the historical connections between music, the Hapsburg Empire, and the era of Marie Antoinette.