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February 20, 2021 - 12:00am

There may have been fewer of them delivered overall, many were sung through masks and/or outdoors, and a few were delivered virtually, but the Sounds of Aloha found ways during this COVID pandemic to go ahead and provide our popular annual ...

December 15, 2020 - 12:00am

The Sounds of Aloha Chorus held its first ever Virtual Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 13, 2020, a benefit performance to support the historic Hawai'i Theatre consisting of fun highlights of past SOA performances there, new performances by local quartets, and some very special guest...

November 2, 2020 - 12:00am

For years, the Sounds of Aloha have held a popular ice cream social, with roaming quartets, all-you-can-eat ice cream and toppings, and a short chorus performance at the end. This year, with most everything shut down during the COVID pandemie, we haven't been able to gather and perform live. But...

May 25, 2020 - 4:00pm

The members of the Sounds of Aloha Chorus were sad not to be rendezvousing early on the morning of Memorial Day 2020 to ride a bus up to Punchbowl crater, as we have been doing now for several years. We alway find the Mayor's...

April 13, 2020 - 9:35pm

Separated from one another's voices, and trying to bring a little musical comfort to our friends and neighbors while we all ride out the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sounds of Aloha Chorus decided to cobble together a virtual performance from their individual homes. We were overjoyed to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...