MMNY’s 2nd Annual Sousapalooza



For the secjackiesond straight year, Make Music NY is proud to present Sousapalooza, a massive, brassy tribute to the March King in Bryant Park. We’ll be running through all the best-loved marches and fanfares by Philip Sousa and his contemporaries. Once again this year, you can join in the fun! MMNY is not alone in this celebration, joining our sister organizations Make Music ChicagoMake Music Cleveland, and Make Music Twin Cities in throwing Sousapalooza fêtes on June 21st.sousa_jeffwball Conductor Jeff W. Ball of the Brooklyn Wind Symphony will return to lead the ensemble, and we welcome new players to take part along side returning players.

Whether you are a professional or amateur, an individual or a band director, a student or a teacher with your own private studio, we invite you and your colleagues to join us. Once you register, we will contact you to assign parts and confirm all details. (It goes without saying that, just like all Make Music events, there is no charge to participate.)


Repertoire (click each title to find your part)
El Capitan
Fairest of the Fair
Hands Across the Sea
Liberty Bell March
Rolling Thunder
Semper Fidelis
Stars & Stripes Forever
The Thunderer
Washington Post March

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(Questions? Email Dave Ruder at

Sousapalooza 2016
Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
Bryant Park Upper Terrace (
between 40th & 42nd St, due west of the NYPL Main Branch)

performers arrive and set up
5:30-6:30pm Sousapalooza Performance

Sign up here!