Sousa Foundation Trailer

The short documentary film, National Programs & Projects of The John Philip Sousa Foundation, was completed December 11, 2017.




Sousa Foundation Documentary

Completed in December of 2017, “National Programs & Projects of The John Philip Sousa Foundation” is a documentary short that examines the various awards promoted and presented by The John Philip Sousa Foundation. The awards are presented to exceptionally significant bands found in middle school, junior high school, high school, university, military, and adult community bands. This film premiered in Chicago at the Mid-West International Band & Orchestra Clinic in December 20, 2017. Not for theatrical release, it is shown to instrumental music educators at state, regional, and national music education conventions.

The film was produced and directed by Deborah Bradley, narrated by Gene Fender, with original music composed by Richard McLendon (also the film editor). This color film was created using Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018.

Runtime: less than 20 minutes

Aspect Ratio: 1080i(HDTV) (HD 1080p)