Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus (Oahu)

Video Title:

E mau ana ka ‘ike ku’una o ka lahui – Teaching Culture Through Music!

Teaching Culture through Music . . . seems quite natural however we often get so caught up in the mechanics of the teaching process that we forget about our text and its relationship to our lives, history and those around us. Hawaiian composers have been quite prolific through out our history however obtaining publications and teaching materials is difficult because of the lack of product availability. HYOC is often called upon as a resource for Hawaiian repertoire. It is time to have available teaching tools with musical, educational and historical accuracy. In doing so, we not only educate the greater public of the existence of Hawaiian culture, through its music, we prepare the next generation with this knowledge.

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