“From childhood I was passionately fond of music and wanted to be a musician. I have no recollection of any real desire ever to be anything else.” ~ John Philip Sousa
The John Philip Sousa Foundation is sponsoring the event. The concert features the music that Sousa used all the time. And the director dresses up as Sousa and directs like Sousa. It is quite an experience to be in this all-star band made up of professional musicians and educators.
Suzy will be playing the clarinet and I the tenor sax this year. Getting the tenor sax on the plane is always an exercise filled with intrigue and potential pit falls. Here’s hoping my baby doesn’t end up in the baggage hold compartment of the plane.
My friends from Boston recommend the following attractions during any off time we have from practicing for the concert:
Suzy is busy booking the flight, hotel room, and car rental. We will get the music sometime in April or May. This looks to be a very exciting trip and one that we are looking forward to.