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February 25, 2020 - 5:14pm

The popular Sounds of Aloha Singing Valentines program was a success again in 2020! This year our quartets sallied forth in person and online to deliver 78 love messages to lucky recipients all over Oahu. Two songs...

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December 15, 2019 - 12:00am

Last year, the Sounds of Aloha offered "A Gift of Song" to our community in collaboration with our friends at the historic Kawaiaha'o Church. The free Christmas concert right...

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December 12, 2019 - 12:00am

The Sounds of Aloha Chorus performed with the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra (HSO) in a terrifically fun concert called "A Very Merry Holiday Pops!" on December 10, 2019, at the Hawaii Theatre. The program featured HSO and SOA separately but also in combined pieces custom arranged for orchestra and...

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December 10, 2019 - 12:00am

Yes, you read that right. It's not this. In another original comedy for SOA, our resident playwright (and bass singer) Scot Izuka, created a story where the chorus accidentally gets locked inside the mall after a...

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October 17, 2019 - 6:44pm

Unlike many of our fellow barbershoppers nationally, the Sounds of Aloha Chorus and its quartets don’t compete all that regularly in chorus and quartet contests. It’s a big trip for us, and we’re lucky to be able to take the chance every third year or so. 2019 was one of those years, though, and...

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October 5, 2019 - 10:47pm

This is the week the Sounds of Aloha Chorus embarks for Modesto, California, to take part in the Far Western District Convention and Competition of the Barbershop Harmony Society, October 10-13, 2019. And what a special evening...

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June 11, 2019 - 12:46pm

The Sounds of Aloha's A Cappella Academy for young singers had a lot of "firsts" in 2019!

  • First Academy for young women as well as young men!
  • First collaborative effort with our sister choruses, Honolulu Blend and...
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June 2, 2019 - 6:09pm

The Sounds of Aloha again proudly helped commemorate fallen U.S. military service members, at the 70th Annual Mayor's Memorial Day Ceremony on May 27, 2019 at the...

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May 26, 2019 - 11:26pm

"Ice cream, ice cream, ice creaaaam!" A fun time was had by all at the Sounds of Aloha's annual Ice Cream Social, dubbed "Sundaes on a Sunday," on May 19...

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April 29, 2019 - 6:36pm

One of the Sounds of Aloha's favorite events of the whole year is when we get to listen to, and sing for, other choirs at the Community Choral Festival held by our friends in the Honolulu Chorale. The 2019 festival on April 28...

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March 9, 2019 - 9:48am

Today marks the departure from Hawaii of a Sounds of Aloha member with one of the longest and most influential legacies in Hawaii's barbershop community. Thurlow "De" DeCrow is moving to the Dallas, Texas area to live near his son Steve. He has been a member of the Sounds of Aloha Chorus for 66...

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February 18, 2019 - 12:23pm

The Sounds of Aloha's annual Singing Valentines event was a big hit again in 2019, with love songs delivered all over Oahu to appreciative sweethearts! February 13 and 14 saw quartets deployed across the island...

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