People

Jeff Goldsmith

Jeff is the owner and President of GrandTours. He is a former Music Educator of 15-years and remains active in the Twin Cities music community as a clinician and adjudicator. He holds a Masters Degree in Music Education from the University of Minnesota and has established a successful career in group travel planning since 2000. Jeff served as the Director of Education and Performing Arts Travel at Dayton’s, Marshall Field’s, and Macy's Travel. He understands the unique touring needs of both instrumental and vocal music ensembles and will help design a custom concert tour that exceeds your expectations.

Andy Schmidt

Andy is the Director of Sales & Operations for GrandTours. Prior to his position with GrandTours, Andy was a band director in the Mounds View school district for 21-years. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the University of Minnesota and a Masters of Arts degree from the University of St. Thomas. He continues to be active as a clincian and adjudicator in the marching arts activity in Minnesota and throughout the United States. 

Worldwide Partners

GrandTours has an established and trusted network of global travel partners, all of whom will make sure your tour operates in a safe, reliable, and efficient manner. By using experienced local destination managers, you can be confident that your tour will be operated by professionals who understand the cultural traditions, unique customs, and travel logistics necessary to make your travel program a success. GrandTours partner offices are located in London, Luxembourg, Salzburg, Rome, Sorrento, Beijing, Rio de Janiero, Athens, Istanbul, Santiago, Sydney, Jerusalem and Cairo. Our partners provide exceptional service combining professional expertise with integrity and joie de vivre.