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Kaleidoscope Welcomes George Strickland

Cameron Parker
by Cameron Parker
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Kaleidoscope Adventures Welcomes Consultant George Strickland

Kaleidoscope Adventures is pleased to announce that George Strickland will be joining the team as an expert consultant.  Kaleidoscope Adventures is beginning its 27th year as a leader in student performance travel and welcomes Mr. Strickland’s expertise.

About George Strickland

Strickland has a long-standing career in music and travel.  He has nearly two decades of experience traveling with students.  He served as State Assistant Music Director for the University Interscholastic League (UIL) and spent 29 years directing instrumental music programs in Texas schools.

Keith Snode, COO of Kaleidoscope Adventures, is thrilled to be collaborating with Strickland.  “Kaleidoscope has an exceptional reputation in the student travel industry.  George can only strengthen our good name as he shares fresh ideas and considerable industry experience.”

George’s Professional Credits

Strickland is an inductee of the Texas Bandmasters Hall of Fame and the Phi Beta Mu International Bandmasters Fraternity.  He was named a Distinguished Alumnus of Howard Payne University and was awarded the prestigious UIL Denius Award.

He has held positions of leadership in the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Coalition for Quality Arts Educators, and the Association of Texas Small School Bands.  He also is a member of the Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Music Adjudicators Association, and a past member of the National Federation of State High School Associations.  Additionally, George has experience as a national adjudicator, clinician, and keynote speaker.

About Kaleidoscope Adventures

Kaleidoscope Adventures is a full-service tour operator focused on student and performance group travel.  Founded in 1993, the company has been a top provider to many of the country’s top performing group programs such as Disney Youth Programs at the Walt Disney World® Resort.  Kaleidoscope Adventures’ goal is always travel beyond expectations.  Learn more at


Why Kaleidoscope Adventures?

As a leader in the student travel industry for 30+ years, Kaleidoscope Adventures exceeds expectations for student and performance group travel.

We’ll work with you to plan an exceptional travel experience and provide impeccable customer service from start to finish

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