"Wow! What a performance!...a
great crowd pleaser... largest [audience, over 1700] we’ve have had
in many years!"
Bob J. Smith
Bakersfield Community Concert Assoc.
“We are so pleased to have been
the site, and the presenter, for the world premiere of the professional
production of ‘Oh Mr. Sousa!’ Our standing room only crowd...enjoyed
Evy Warshawski, Executive Director, Napa Valley Opera House
cannot recommend this show
Director of Cultural Events
California State University, Fullerton
"a unique event for our audience...as much fun
to present as it was fun to attend...Bravo"
Director of Performing Arts
Haugh Performing Arts Center
"The show was great!...a wonderful performance...everyone had a blast...you have a hit."
Concert Board Members
Emerald Coast Concert Association
Bakersfield Community Concert Association
"Thank you for bringing Mr. Sousa
“to life" again. The splendid reviews indicate he is still a
wonderful entertainer more than seventy years after his death, thanks to
your creative presentation of his life and music."
John Philip Sousa's official biographer
"Great show! Congratulations!"
The Sequoias of Portola Valley
“It was wonderful...an excellent production!”
Mildred Owen, Program Director
“Good luck with your show,
and let us know when it comes our way.”
Bo Jones, Publisher, The Washington Post
“The show looks great and I
wish you much success with it.”
John Philip Sousa IV, President
John Philip Sousa, Inc.
"All the success you have with
does not surprise me at all!"
Kent Nagano, Music Director
Los Angeles Opera, Berkeley Symphony
Dr. Roger A. Nixon
Celebrated American Composer
American Bandmasters Assoc.
"outstanding...a great tribute...nothing
Richard Miller, Program Chair
Los Banos Arts Council
"Your show is worthy of a Pulitzer Prize!!"
Lester Lehr, Music Director
"Oh Mr. Sousa!"
And from the Nov. 9, 2004,
college workshop production,
ASU, Tempe, AZ
"Brilliant...a fabulous contribution
to the genre!"
Gary W. Hill, Conductor
Prof. of Music, Dir. of Bands, ASU
"Entertaining...engaging...brought the entire
audience to its feet!"
Anna Wheeler Gentry, Director
Arizona State University East
Society for American Music