03 Oct 2018

Ohana Concert: Symphony of the Hawaiian Birds

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The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra presents “Ohana Concert: Symphony of the Hawaiian Birds.” 

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:00 p.m

At this Ohana Concert maestro Dr. Jeffrey Boeckman will lead the HSO in a 60-minute program that takes concertgoers on a journey through the sounds of endangered and extinct Hawaiian birds.

Pre-show activities

 Giveaways will add zest and spice to the event. The community is encouraged to come out for the Farmers’ Market from 4:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m and join in the fun. All ages are welcome!

The Symphony of the Hawaiian Birds is made possible in part by the estate of Alex and Frances Jenkins Pickens, with additional support from Brian Bagnall.

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Background Information

The Hawaiian Islands were once inhabited by over a hundred endemic birds. Today, few residents of the Hawaiian Islands have even seen a native forest bird. Hawai‘i’s native birds continue to face a number of threats through diseases, loss of habitat, and competition with non-native species. Because our surviving endemic forest bird species represent a considerable value to both the integrity of Hawai‘i’s natural ecosystems as well as cultural and intrinsic value, it is important to educate people on how to protect them.

Program

Six new compositions and videos/animations about Hawaiian birds created by local composers and artists.

Ticket Prices:

Adults: $15

Students: $5 (must show ID)

General Admissions

 

For more information on the composers, the pieces or anything else related you can visit the website: http://www.symphonyofhawaiianbirds.com/

 

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