What is the John Philip Sousa award?
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The John Philip Sousa Band Award is the pinnacle of achievement for high school band students. Created in 1955, the award honors the top student in a high-school band and recognizes superior musicianship and outstanding dedication. It was developed with the cooperation of Helen Sousa Albert and Priscilla Sousa, daughters of the famous composer and bandmaster.
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John Philip Sousa Foundation . The John Phillip Sousa Foundation is a non-profit foundation dedicated to the promotion of band music internationally. The foundation administers a number of projects and awards supporting high quality band performance, conducting, and composition.. The foundation …is named for John Phillip Sousa, a prominent composer of American band music in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.. Projects . Projects of the Sousa Foundation include funding for the main stage at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., honor bands, conducting competitions, awards for outstanding performing ensembles, and bringing attention to historic sites in band history. Many of the foundation's awards are funded through an endowment from Louis and Virginia Sudler, and are collectively known as the "Louis Sudler Awards of Merit".. The Sousa National High School Honors Band . Founded in 1981, the Sousa National High School Honors Band is an ensemble made up of roughly 100 high school junior and senior musicians, selected from the top applicants worldwide. The band performs biennially in New Orleans, Louisiana, and is conducted by former United States Marine Band conductor Col. John R. Bourgeois.. The Sudler Flag of Honor . The Sudler Flag of Honor is an award bestowed to identify, recognize and honor high school band programs internationally that have demonstrated particularly significant high standards of excellence in concert activities over a period of several years. No school may win the award twice under the same director. The official description of a deserving band is:. The band must have achieved and maintained a high standard of excellence in the concert area over a period of several years. The concert band will have placed itself in situations where there has been opportunity for evaluation by qualified persons or has been rated "superior" at state, regional, or national levels in concert activities. The band program must offer its participants a complete and balanced program of musical activities including concert, solo, ensemble, and marching areas. The band should have performed at regional, state, national, and professional meetings of significance. These can include but are not limited to state music conventions, regional or national MENC meetings, and state or national band association conventions. The director must have been incumbent in his/her position for at least seven years, including the current year. A number of the students in the band should have participated in district and all-state honor bands or similar all-area groups.. The following are the recipients of the Sudler Flag since its inception in 1983:. 1983 - Alice High School Band, Alice, Texas. 1983 - Bell High School Band, Hurst, Texas. 1983 - Georgetown High School Band, Georgetown, Texas. 1983 - North Hills High School Band, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1983 - Papillion-Lavista High School Band, Papillion, Nebraska. 1983 - Richardson High School Band, Richardson, Texas. 1983 - Wheat Ridge High School Band, Wheat Ridge, Colorado. 1984 - Berkner High School Band, Richardson, Texas. 1984 - Glenbard East High School Band, Lombard, Illinois. 1984 - Hardaway High School Band, Columbus, Georgia. 1984 - Oconomowoc High School Band, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. 1985 - Clear Lake High School Band, Houston, Texas. 1985 - Grand Ledge High School Band, Grand Ledge, Michigan. 1985 - South Lakes High School Band, Reston, Virginia. 1985 - Stevens High School Band, Rapid City, South Dakota. 1985 - Valparaiso High School Band, Valparasio, Indiana. 1986 - J.J. Pearce High School Band, Richardson, Texas. 1986 - Lakeland High School Band, Lakeland, Florida. 1987 - Auburn High School Band, Auburn, Alabama. 1987 - Lake Highland High School Band, Dallas, Texas. 1988 - Duncanville High School Band, Duncanville, Texas. 1988 - Lassiter High School Band, Marietta, Georgia. 1988 - Mason City High School Band, Mason City, Iowa. 1989 - Coronado High School Band, El Paso, Texas. 1989 - James Madison High School Band, Vienna, Virginia. 1989 - Sumter High School Band, Sumter, South Carolina. 1990 - Herndon High School Band, Herndon, Virginia. 1991 - Marian Catholic High School Band, Chicago Heights, Illinois. 1991 - Pearl City High School Band, Pearl City, Hawaii. 1991 - Robert E. Lee High School Band, Midland, Texas. 1992 - J. Robinson High School Band, Fairfax, Virginia. 1993 - Lakeland High School Band, Lakeland, Florida. 1993 - George Marshall High School Band, Fairfax, Virginia. 1994 - Clements High School Band, Sugar Land, Texas. 1994 - Lake Braddock Secondary School Band, Burke, Virginia. 1994 - The Colony High School Band, The Colony, Texas. 1994 - Westfield High School Band, Houston, Texas. 1995 - W.T. Woodson High School Band, Fairfax, Virginia. 1995 - Spring High School Band, Spring, Texas. 1996 - Norcross High School Band, Norcross, Georgia. 1997 - Klein Forest High School Band, Houston, Texas. 1997 - Langham Creek High School Band, Houston, Texas. 1997 - Owasso High School Band, Owasso, Oklahoma. 1997 - Westmoore High School Band, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1998 - Jack C. Hays High School Band, Buda, Texas. 1998 - Westlake High School Band, Austin, Texas. 1999 - Irmo High School Band, Irmo, South Carolina. 2000 - Leon High School Band, Leon, Florida. 2000 - J.J. Pearce High School Band, Richardson, Texas. 2000 - McLean High School Band, McLean, Virginia. 2002 - Buchholz High School Band, Gainesville, Florida. 2003 - North Hardin High School Band, Radcliff, Kentucky. 2003 - The Woodlands High School Band, The Woodlands, Texas. 2004 - Dobyns-Bennett High School Band, Kingsport, Tennessee. 2004 - Lloyd V. Berkner High School Band, Richardson, Texas. 2005 - J. Robinson High School Band, Fairfax, Virginia. 2005 - Parkview High School Band, Lilburn, Georgia. 2007 - Friendswood High School Band, Friendswood, Texas. 2007 - Harrison High School Band, Kennesaw, Georgia. The Sudler Flag of Honor is typically considered to be the highest award a high school band can achieve. Sudler Flag laureate bands are automatically included on the Historic Roll of Honor.. The Sudler Cup . The Sudler Cup is an award bestowed to identify, recognize and honor junior high and middle school concert band programs that have demonstrated particularly significant high standards of excellence in concert activities over a period of several years. The official description of a deserving band is:. The band must have achieved and maintained a high standard of literature in the concert area over a period of several years. The concert band will have placed itself in situations where there has been opportunity for evaluation by qualified persons or has been rated "superior" at state, regional, or national levels in concert activities. The band should have performed at regional, state, national, and professional meetings of significance. These can include but are not limited to state music conventions, regional or national MENC meetings, and state or national band association conventions. The director must have been incumbent in his/her position for at least seven years, including the current year. A number of the students in the band should have participated in district and all-state honor bands or similar all-area groups. The total program of music should exemplify what is considered a sound viable, music education program for this level of endeavor.. The following are the recipients of the Sudler Cup since its inception in 1985:. 1985 - Morehead Junior High, El Paso, Texas. 1985 - Ashville Junior High, Asheville, North Carolina. 1985 - Gunn Junior High, Arlington, Texas. 1985 - Oconomowoc Junior High, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. 1986 - Adamson Junior High, Rex, Georgia. 1986 - Southwestern Junior High, Lakeland, Florida. 1987 - Morrow Junior High, Morrow, Georgia. 1988 - Scottsbluff Junior High, Scottsbluff, Nebraska. 1989 - Richardson North Jr. High, Richardson, Texas. 1989 - David Crokett Junior High, Odessa, Texas. 1990 - Murchison Middle School, Austin, Texas. 1990 - Thoreau Intermediate School, Vienna, Virginia. 1990 - Westwood Junior High, Dallas, Texas. 1992 - McAdams Middle School, Dickinson, Texas. 1992 - Wm. Adams Junior High, Alice, Texas. 1993 - Highlands Intermediate School, Pearl City, Hawaii. 1993 - Hodges Bend Middle School, Houston, Texas. 1994 - DeSoto West Middle School, DeSoto, Texas. 1994 - Pittman Middle School, Hueytown, Alabama. 1995 - Prairie Middle School, Hutchinson, Kansas. 1995 - Herndon Middle School, Herndon, Virginia. 1997 - Nimitz Jr. High School, Odessa, Texas. 1997 - Robinson Middle School, Fairfax, Virginia. 1997 - The Colony Middle School, The Colony, Texas. 2000 - Space Center Intermediate School, Houston, Texas. 2002 - Lake Braddock Secondary School, Burke, Virginia. 2003 - Robert Frost Middle School, Fairfax, Virginia. 2003 - Grisham Middle School, Austin, Texas. 2005 - Holub Middle School, Houston, Texas. 2005 - L.J Alleman Middle School, Lafayette, Louisiana. 2006 - Oliver McCracken Middle School, Skokie, Illinois. The Sudler Trophy . The Sudler Trophy is an award bestowed on one university marching band each year. No school may be honored with the award twice. The official description of the trophy is:. The purpose of the Sudler Trophy is to identify and recognize collegiate marching bands of particular excellence who have made outstanding contributions to the American way of life. The Sudler Trophy is awarded annually to a college or university marching band which has demonstrated the highest musical standards and innovative marching routines and ideas, and which has made important contributions to the advancement of the performance standards of college marching bands over a period of years.. http://www.answers.com/john%20phillip%20sousa%20foundation (MORE)
he worked at the military band. known as march king. this is a paragraph i wrote about him:. John Philip Sousa achieved worldwide fame, and created a instrument called sousaphone. One of the popular music he wrote is: Stars And Stripes For Ever, and the Washington post. At the age of 11 Sousa condu…cted 7 grown up mans. While him a child his country U.S.A was in war with Russia.. (MORE)
He was a musician, composer and conductor, best known as the leader of the Marine Corps Band, the King of March music and the creator of Semper Fidelis, the Washington Post March and The Stars and Stripes Forever.
John Philip Sousa was born in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 6, 1854. His father was born in Spain of Portuguese parents and his mother was Bavarian. Sousa, known as the "March King," ranks among the most famous American composers and conductors. On December 25, 1896, he composed The Stars and Stripes For…ever, the official march of the United States of America. Sousa was the inventor of the sousaphone. He died on March 6, 1932 in Reading, Pennsylvania and is buried in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C. (MORE)
John Philip Sousa was born in the United States of America however, his Mum was German and his Dad was Spanish.
He invented the submarine, something like an underwater boat, if you don't know what it is. John Philip Holland developed the first submarine to be formally commissioned by the U.S. Navy, and the first Royal Navy submarine, the Holland.
John Philip Sousa was born on November 6, 1854 on 636 G Street in southeast Washington D.C.
"Q - Toni, I guess I should start off by asking how you're related to John Philip Sousa." "A - I am a great granddaughter. My father, Tom Sousa, who passed away in 1994, was ... John Philip Sousa, Jr., who was the son of John Philip Sousa, had five children. John Philip the third was one of them a…nd my father was one of them. So, I am the daughter of Thomas Adams Sousa. That's my dad's full name. Then my brother is the other sibling." (http://www.famousinterview.ca/interviews/toni_sousa.htm). is John phillip sousa sr. the son of john antonio sousa (MORE)
Philip Pullman has won 7 awards. He was awarded a CBE in the New Year's Honours list in 2004. He has a Carneige medal.
The sousaphone was named after him, invented at his request by C. G. Conn for a tuba that could sound upward and over the band whether it was seated or marching.
Yes , he had 5 sisters names, Catharine; Margaret; Josephine; Rosina; Annie Frances; and Mary Elizabeth. He also had 4 brothers named, Fernando M; George Williams; Antonio Augustus; and Louis Marion. Hope this helps. : ))
John Philip Sousa got the nickname of the "march king" from the excelent marches he and the band performeed p.s He was responsiable for in the Marine Bands greatness or excelencance
No it's not. It just recognizes a superior student in the music department. If it is a scholarship I wan my money.
Marching Bands! IT doesn't get any cooler than "the Sousa"! Okay... it actually gets a LOT cooler than "the Sousa"... but that's the answer to your question. He wrote a TON of marching band stuff.
John Philip Sousa conducted the US Marine Band from 1880 to 1892. He then formed his own band, and, with Sousa as the conductor, the Sousa Band toured the United States, Europe, and Australia.
John Phillip Sousa mainly wrote marches. He wrote 136 of them earning the title "The March King". He also wrote a waltz, an operetta, a gallop, an oratorio, and some broadway musicals Hope this helped :D
John Philip Souza didn't invent anything, but his father invented the fraudulent enlistment. When Souza was thirteen years old, his father got him enlisted in the Marine Corps so he wouldn't join a circus band. Boot Camp is bad enough when you're 18--can you imagine doing it at the age of 13?
John Philip Sousa is most remembered for his marches (like The Thunderer and Washington Post March) , but he also wrote operettas, concert suites and several books.
he Conducted Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore on Broadway, and he Conducted "The President's Own", serving under presidents Hayes, Garfield, Cleveland, Arthur and Harrison. After two successful but limited tours with the Marine Band in 1891 and 1892, promoter David Blakely convinced Sousa to res…ign and organize a civilian concert band for more go to http://www.dws.org/sousa (MORE)
He was married to Jane van Middlesworth Bellis in 1879 and they had three children; John Philip II, Jane Priscilla and Helen.
He has 3 kids. 2 girls and 1 boy. John Philip Sousa is the oldest (1991-1937) Jane Pricilla (1882-1975) Helen (1887-1975)
I know two. High School Cadets and El Capitan are two of his most famous compositions. Sorry I don't know a third one.
John Phillip Sousa, although famous for his many marches (136), also composed a waltz, operettas, a gallop, an oratorio, and some Broadway musicals Hope this helped :D
John Philip Sousa was born in Washington, D.C.; however, his father, John Antonio Sousa, was born in Spain to Portuguese parents (they had fled to Spain from Portugal during the Peninsular War), and his mother, Marie Elisabeth Trinkaus, was from Bavaria, Germany. Mother and father met in New York wh…ile John Antonio was enlisted in the US Navy (stationed at the Brooklyn Navy Yard) and Marie Elisabeth was staying in Brooklyn with some relatives. They later moved to DC when John Antonio joined the US Marine Band as a trombonist. So, Sousa is a Portuguese name (pronounced soo-sa, not soo-za) and John Philip is half of Portuguese ancestry. (MORE)
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Its called the sousaphone, it is essentially a tuba that wraps around the player to reduce the difficulty of marching while playing it.
The Sousaphone, a marching tuba which wraps around the player's body was named for great march composer John Philip Sousa.
Rather than go to college, John Philip Sousa's father enlisted him in the United States Marine Corps as an apprentice when John was 13 years old.
Probably the best known song that John Philip Sousa composed is "The Stars and Stripes Forever". He also composed "The Washington Post" and "Semper Fidelis" (Official March of the United States Marine Corps)
John Philip Sousa was born on November 6, 1854 and died on March 6, 1932. John Philip Sousa would have been 77 years old at the time of death or 160 years old today.
John Philip Holland was born on February 29, 1840 and died on August 12, 1914. John Philip Holland would have been 74 years old at the time of death or 175 years old today.
The cause of his death in 1932 is unspecified. Since Sousa lived to be 77, he probably died of old age.
John Philip Sousa is best known for being a conductor in the United States Marine Band. John Philip Sousa lived in Washington D.C when he was growing up.
John Philip Sousa was a band major in the Marines. His official title while he was in the miltary was a Warrant Officer. He held the command of U.S. Marine Band, U.S. Navy Great Lakes Naval Station Band.
John Philip Sousa was responsible for being a conductor during his time in the military. John was also a Warrant Officer and part of both the Marines and the Navy.
John Philip Sousa is best known for being a band conductor in the military. He had a total of three children during his life. They are named John, Jane, and Helen.
Yes! It is called the Sousaphone. It was named after him because he pointed out the need of a professional instrument comparable to the tuba to use for marching bands.
John Philip Holland is the inventor of the modern submarine. However, he was not the first person to design a submarine. . The first submarine was actually designed by Leonardo Da Vinci in the late 1400's . In 1578 William Bourne, a British mathematician, also designed a submarine, an upgrad…ed version of Leonaro's design. . The first submarine to be built was done so by Cornelius van Drebbel in 1620. . David Bushnell built the first military submarine in 1776, it was called The Turtle and was used to approach British ships during the American Revolution from underwater and attach explosives to the hull. . John Philip Holland and Simon Lake BOTH invented the modern submarine in in the 1890's, the variations that you see used today. The Allies used the designs by John, while the Soviets and Axis used the designs by Simon. (MORE)
Sousa was the Director of the US Marine Corps Band in Washington (The President's Own)
He was born in Washington, D.C., USA. Source: The Library of Congress
He composed marches and also created his own instrument--a tuba that wraps around the body called the sousaphone.
Philip Seymour Hoffman won an Academy Award for Best Actor for thefilm Capote in 2005.
The cast of John Philip Sousa Gets a Haircut - 2007 includes: Louis Baca as Moe Max Bullis as Tim Connie Dellis as Svetlana Deon Doughty as Calvin Afro Cat Hartmann as Carmen Gabriel Loyer as Gah-bay Jennifer Pfalzgraff as Renee Evangeline Provost as Miranda Jose Rosete as Greg
John Philip Wernette has written: 'Government and business' -- subject(s): Industrial policy 'The future of American prosperity' -- subject(s): Economic conditions 'The control of business cycles' -- subject(s): Business cycles, Economic conditions
John Philip Schneider has written: 'The prose style of Richard Rolle of Hampole' -- subject(s): Literary style, Euphuism
John Philip Carter has written: 'In the cave of Aladdin' -- subject(s): Safe-deposit companies, Textile fabrics, Agriculture, Fibers
John Philip Christman has written: 'Autonomy and the challenges of liberalism' -- subject(s): Autonomy (Philosophy), Liberalism
Philip Johns has written: 'Within two cloaks' -- subject(s): Biography, Great Britain, Great Britain. MI6, Great Britain. Secret Operations Executive, Intelligence officers
John Philips has written: 'An authentic journal of the late expedition under the command of Commodore Anson'