The winning entry was for their rendition of Ka Huliau Ê»Ana, composed by Palani Vaughn, arranged by Kamuela Fong, and led by student director, Madison Vaught.
The family-friendly event is open to kids and their parents, and features "hours of fun, active play, and educational opportunities," including a first-of-its-kind Kid's Triathlon open to kids ages 5 to 12, a 5K, and a Fun Run.
The event takes place on Sunday, May 4, at 3 p.m. in the HP Baldwin Auditorium. It is free and open to the public and features more than 29 student musicians in grades 2 to 12, on strings, woodwind, brass and percussion instruments.
The University of HawaiÊ»i Maui College hosts a week-long series of free events in celebration of music from Monday, April 21, through Friday, April 25, 2014.
Dr. Maya Soetoro-Ng, the half-sister of President Barack Obama and international studies educator, has been identified as a presenter at the 2014 TEDxMaui event. The partial list also includes: Dave Kalama; Kerrie Urosevich, PhD; Kimi Werner; and Samuel âOhukaniâÅhiâa Gon, III, PhD.
Slack key guitar master Makana and the Hawaii Pacific University Symphony Orchestra perform together at the MACC this Saturday, April 5.
Female Canadian singer-songwriter Kiesza grabbed the top spot in Britain's music charts on Sunday with her debut single "Hideaway", which sold more than 136,000 copies, the Official Charts Company said. Calgary-born Kiesza is a classically-trained ballerina and a former codebreaker in the Royal Canadian Navy where she says she began writing songs. In the albums chart, Scottish singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini snatched the top spot with his new album "Caustic Love", the fastest-selling album of the year so far. The Official Charts Company said the release, Nutini's third studio album, had sold more than 109,000 copies over the last seven days and was the 27-year-old's second UK number one album.
INDIO, Calif. (AP) â When it first started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $65. A few dusty stands sold hot dogs and Cokes. It was the end of grunge and the start of a new millennium, and it was all about the music. All for one weekend.
By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Music and movies played together even before sound revolutionized film during its infancy, and so it is at the Tribeca Film Festival where the documentary lineup is heavy on musical subjects, from hip hop star Nas to shock rocker Alice Cooper. And while documentaries have traditionally comprised as much as half of Tribeca's scores of offerings, films about musicians Bjork, Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir, James Brown and others have lent this year's festival a decidedly tuneful air. "We never program to an agenda," said Tribeca's director of programming, Genna Terranova.