One of the most fun, energetic marathons around, the Rock’n’Roll Marathon series visits more than 30 cities around the world, including Philadelphia in September. A series of stages line the course, and runners and spectators are treated to live music throughout. Clear Sound provides the audio equipment and mixing support for each of these stages, including Main Stage, where Big Head Todd and the Monsters performed . The Series began in San Diego in 1998, and now includes many stops in the U.S., as well as Madrid, Liverpool and Mexico City.
Of course, like any business, Clear Sound must watch the bottom line, but we also believe that giving back to the community is an important aspect of doing good business. Therefore, we were proud to sponsor the Congenital Heart Walk in June at lovely Wilson Farm Park in Wayne, PA. The CHW is a series of events across the country jointly benefitting The Children’s Heart Foundation and Adult Congenital Heart Association, raising funds to support both organizations in more than 30 cities throughout the year.
On August 27th, people gathered at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El in Wynnewood for Hava Nagrilla, the first kosher smoke BBQ competition in the Greater Philadelphia area sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society. Hosted by The Men's Club, the event benefited the Jewish Federation of Philadelphia Mitzvah Food Project and the Narberth Community Food Bank, and included a barbeque competition with expert judges, live music, mechanical bull-riding and a pickle-eating contest.
With more than 40,000 participants, Philadelphia’s iconic Broad Street Run is one of the largest timed races in the United States. Benefiting the American Cancer Society, the Run features participants running the entire 10-mile length of Broad Street, from the Northeast to the Philadelphia Navy Yard in South Philly. Clear Sound has been proud to provide audio services for this eminent event throughout its entire history.
The Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall is a performing arts venue located on West Chester University’s campus. More commonly known simply as Asplundh Hall, it was originally built in 1927. Over the past 15 years, several renovations have taken place to improve the venue, such as lighting and seating.
Founded in 1913 to combat anti-Semitism, the Anti-Defamation League has expanded its scope to fighting all forms of bigotry and protecting civil rights. The annual Walk Against Hate is held to raise funds and to celebrate diversity through a fun-filled event. Groups and community organizations participated in the Walk itself, with sponsors donating to the League’s efforts. The Diversity Expo included various local nonprofit organizations showcasing the work they do within our community to promote cultural and ethnic respect.
For nearly 40 years, the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center has been a mainstay of the Delaware County theatrical community. Boasting many performances each season, the facility gives families affordable access to live theater, including dance, orchestral, and theatrical productions. While it is one of the most active community arts venues in the area, its systems and equipment had lagged behind the times. Clear Sound was chosen to install an entirely new Dante-networked system, installing and programming all components.
Campus Philly hosted their Annual Meeting at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. The organization, which fuels economic growth by encouraging college students to study, live and work in the Greater Philadelphia area, celebrated the launch of their Internship Matching Platform in one of the most unusual and memorable event spaces in Philadelphia, Dinosaur Hall.
The fireworks display over the Delaware River is the highlight of Philadelphia’s New Year’s Eve celebration and, for the past several years, Clear Sound has provided the audio support for this event. Viewers at Penn’s Landing and Camden’s Wiggins Park, as well as other prime locations such as Sugarhouse Casino, enjoy the fireworks synchronized with music carried on KYW Newsradio 1060. Clear Sound had teams at all three locations, using a system of GPS synchronized clocks as well as radio communications to coordinate the start of track playback with millisecond precision.
Clear Sound provided the event production, audio and video equipment, staging and lighting for Campus Philly's fun and interactive annual meeting in the Academy of Natural Science's Dinosaur Hall
Each year, all over the country, more than 300,000 people get together with friends, family and co-workers for the MS Walk sponsored by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The Walks raise money for research, provide services to those affected by MS and to raise awareness. And every year, in Philadelphia, Clear Sound is there to provide audio support for the event.
The Griffin Complex at Gwynedd Mercy University is home to the Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Volleyball teams. The Complex hosted exciting competitions and distinguished graduations, but the attendees had a hard time hearing what was happening.
With a history dating back to ancient China, the Philadelphia International Dragon Boat Festival meets every fall for a day of fun and competition on the Schuylkill River. Teams of paddlers, each with a steersperson and drummer, race for glory in this regional event.
Intimate, natural-sounding dialogue in a sold-out theater. Crisp, intelligible announcements in a packed stadium. Exhilarating lights and music at an outdoor summer festival. A stirring sermon reaching every corner of a cavernous church.
Sounds like the work of Clear Sound - the Delaware Valley's best full-service audio, video and lighting company.