Travel with Instruments

Orchestra musicians traveling with instruments are subject to airline rules, Transportation Security Administration Requirements, and international customs endangered species rules.

In the links below, the League provides tips to help orchestra musicians navigate aviation rules, and important information about traveling with instruments made of protected species.

Travel with Instruments

Endangered Species Material

It is not uncommon for professional orchestra musicians, particularly string players, to perform with instruments that contain small amounts of ivory, tortoise shell, rosewood, and other species that are protected by domestic and international import/export restrictions. A great many of these musical instruments, while legally manufactured and purchased, are highly regulated and subject to very …
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