The Pacific Rim Children’s Chorus Festival, Hawaii, July 2009
July 14-22, 2009
A mass choir of 300 voices rehearsed with the Festival Artistic Director, Henry H. Leck in preparation for two public concerts. The literature is selected from outstanding choral music of Asia, Polynesia and other Pacific Rim countries. The Hawaiian choral literature will be presented by Host Choir Director Nola A. Nahulu.
Participants spent mornings on the village grounds of the Polynesian Cultural Center learning ethnic dances, making Polynesian musical instruments and dance implements, and learning language and chants with native speakers and teachers from various Polynesian countries.