Status Report

NASA HQ Solicitation: Space Shuttle 30th Anniversary: The Space Philarmonic (sp)

By SpaceRef Editor
May 12, 2011
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Synopsis – May 11, 2011

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNH11386942L
Posted Date: May 11, 2011
FedBizOpps Posted Date: May 11, 2011
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: May 16, 2011
Current Response Date: May 16, 2011
Classification Code: R — Professional, administrative, and mgmt support services
NAICS Code: 711130 – Musical Groups and Artists
Set-Aside Code: Total Small Business

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Headquarters Acquisition Branch, Code 210.H, Greenbelt, MD 20771


NASA/HQ has a requirement for an ensemble by The Space Philharmonic group to perform a symphonic concert in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Human Space Flight: The Kennedy Legacy scheduled to take place on May 25th, 2011.

NASA/HQ intends to purchase the service from Round Stone consulting, L.L.C. pursuant to FAR 13.106, for the acquisition of supplies or services determined to be reasonably available from only one source.

The Space Philharmonic is a group of musicians largely made up of members of the National Symphony Orchestra. The Kennedy Legacy will feature pieces of music dedicated to space flight. The concert will highlight Kennedy’s Moon Speech; Alan Shepard’s milestone of the first American in space; and the 30th Anniversary of the Space Shuttle.

The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12.

Interested organizations may submit their capabilities and qualifications to perform the effort in writing to the identified point of contact not later than 4:30 p.m. local time on May 16, 2011. Such capabilities/qualifications will be evaluated solely for the purpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on a competitive basis. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed effort on a full and open competition basis, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the government.

Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The installation Ombudsman is Leah Hollander, Headquarters, Mailstop 4J82 ~ Washington, DC 20546 ~ Phone: 202.358.0483 / Fax: 202.841.5715 ~ Email:

Point of Contact

Name: Keva CROSSEN
Title: Purchasing Agent
Phone: 301-286-0418
Fax: 301-286-0366

Name: Felecia L. London
Title: Simplified Acquisition Specialist
Phone: 301-286-4112
Fax: 301-286-0356

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