Annual VU Sousa Concert Features Living Relative
April 16, 2014 — Valparaiso University– Valparaiso University’s 16th annual Sousa Tribute coming up May 3 will be a special event, with a special guest. Guest narrator will be John Philip Sousa IV, the great-grandson and last living namesake of Sousa. He’ll provide historical commentary.
The event commemorates the 100th anniversary of Sousa’s fourth and final performance in the City of Valparaiso at the historic downtown Memorial Opera House.
The lineup includes the Valparaiso University Chamber Concert Band, Luce Concert Band and the Community / University Concert Band, and the Valparaiso High School Concert Band. It begins at 1 p.m. on May 3 in the Chapel of the Resurrection on the V-U campus. Ticket information is on the Valpo website.