The integrity and dedication of our staff members is the cornerstone of our top quality concert tours and festivals. At Music Contact International we care deeply about every group’s journey.  Our team is comprised of seasoned and knowledgeable travelers, who share a passion for immersing themselves into a culture, from its music and art to its customs and food.  Our tour coordinators provide experienced consultation on the fine details of the regions you wish to visit. We are experts on the needs of traveling performers.   We work with you as a team, listen to your wishes and provide our guidance so that your dream performance tour becomes a reality. 

We create your tour as an experience that will echo in your mind for years to come. Whether you would like to sing and dance with a Ghanaian choir in the heart of West Africa, or perform at St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, Music Contact International will work for you and with you to plan every detail of your trip and ensure its success.

Jodi Breckenridge

Jodi is co-owner of Music Contact International with her husband Manfred Hilker. She started traveling overseas early and at age 14 spent 6 weeks in Greece and at 17 backpacked around Europe for 2 months.

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Paige Betten

Paige is Music Contact International’s Director of Sales. If you need help narrowing down a destination or deciding which festival suits your ensemble best, she is your go-to gal! 

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Born and raised in Burlington, Vermont, Laura went on to graduate from the College of Charleston in South Carolina. In the Fall of 2005, she lived in Florence, Italy, and fell in love with the Italian culture and language.

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Manfred is one of the founders of Music Contact International. He always looks for new, exciting and unique performance opportunities.  He loves to explore and experience new cultural traditions. In addition to being responsible for the overall business vision and goals,

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Trixie is a Tour Coordinator at Music Contact. She was born in Santa Cruz, California and grew up in coastal Maine. She majored in International Studies and French at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and spent a year studying abroad in Rennes, France.

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Nathan Bramhall is an account manager at Music Contact International and has been with the company since May 2004. He and his wife Heidi have 3 boys and live in downtown Burlington, Vermont. The family enjoys skiing during winter weekends and sailing on lake Champlain in the summer.

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Marie Fox

Marie is responsible for marketing at Music Contact International. She develops and oversees our websites (75+!), print materials, email marketing, social marketing, blog, web servers, promotional materials and any projects that come through the marketing department. 

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Theri’s first trip abroad was in 1987 to Germany.  From that point on, she was hooked!  Working for Music Contact International combines her love for travel, exploring new places and meeting fascinating people.

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Kerstin was born and raised in Bremen, Germany and has lived in upstate New York and Sweden before coming to Vermont in 1995. She has worked for Music Contact International since 1996 as a tour coordinator, project manager, and account manager. 

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Kate has worked in the travel industry for over 25 years.  Her experience in travel ranges from working front desk or reservations at hotels in Florida and Vermont; working for numerous travel agencies in Vermont and most recently working in-house at Music Contact International in our Flight Department.

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Vicky came to Music Contact International as the bookkeeper 11 years ago, fresh out of college. She is now the office manager and is responsible for keeping the office in tip top order. Vicky is always mindful of colleague's travel schedules and faithfully remembers everyone's birthdays. 

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