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Simmons spreading musical aloha around world

Simmons spreading musical aloha around world

MEDIA RELEASE Orchestral conductor Philip Simmons has called the Big Island home since 2009. Inspired by Hawaii’s cultural diversity and natural beauty he is enjoying a growing international career, sharing “aloha spirit” and what he calls “musical malama” with communities in Hawaii and around the world. Simmons has performed in 20 countries. His travels are […]

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Parker School shows off musical talents

Parker School shows off musical talents

MEDIA RELEASE The Parker School Instrumental Music Program hosted its end of the year recital on May 15. The after school program was created in partnership with the Orchestra of the Hawaiian Islands and provides private lessons for Parker students. The program featured works by List, Beethoven, Gliere and Mancini performed by both students and […]

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All students will be admitted free to “Pacific Moon Under the Stars,” the next concert by the Orchestra of the Hawaiian Islands, Saturday, August 7, 6 pm, at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Kamehameha Court.  Conductors Philip Simmons and Hiroaki Ueba will lead members of the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra in a world music program with works by Queen Lili'uokalani, Yasushi Akutagawa, Edvard Grieg, Antonio Vivaldi, and popular selections by American composers George Gershwin, Leroy Anderson, John Williams, and Harold Arlen.

Free admission for students to Orchestra of the Hawaiian Islands Concert Saturday (Aug 7)

All students will be admitted free to “Pacific Moon Under the Stars,” the next concert by the Orchestra of the Hawaiian Islands, Saturday, August 7, 6 pm, at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Kamehameha Court. Conductors Philip Simmons and Hiroaki Ueba will lead members of the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra in a world music program with works […]

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The Orchestra of the Hawaiian Islands performs “Pacific Moon Under the Stars,” Saturday, August 7, 6 PM, at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Kamehameha Court. The concert will include Hawaiian and Japanese music, along with works by Gershwin, Grieg, and Vivaldi. Guest conductor will be Hiroaki Ueba (Japan) with American Music Festivals Artistic Director Philip Simmons as guitar soloist.

Orchestra of the Hawaiian Islands performs in Waikoloa Saturday (Aug 7)

The Orchestra of the Hawaiian Islands performs “Pacific Moon Under the Stars,” Saturday, August 7, 6 PM, at the Hilton Waikoloa Village Kamehameha Court. The concert will include Hawaiian and Japanese music, along with works by Gershwin, Grieg, and Vivaldi. Guest conductor will be Hiroaki Ueba (Japan) with American Music Festivals Artistic Director Philip Simmons […]

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Free concert at Thelma Parker Memorial Library (April 28)

Free concert at Thelma Parker Memorial Library (April 28)

MEDIA RELEASE The Orchestra of the Hawaiian Islands presents the Sakura Ensemble at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 28 in Thelma Parker Memorial Public and School Library, Waimea. Admission is free. Sakura Ensemble members Jean Pierre Thoma, flute and Annu Shoko Shionoya, piano, will be joined by Philip Simmons on guitar. Together they will perform a […]

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Orchestra welcomed at its isle debut

Orchestra welcomed at its isle debut

MEDIA RELEASE After months of planning and outreach to the Big Island community, the Orchestra of the Hawaiian Islands had a successful debut concert Saturday, March 20 at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. More than 300 people were in attendance, and they were treated to an outstanding musical presentation featuring some of Hawaii’s leading artists. […]

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The Orchestra of the Hawaiian Islands will have a table and we’ll be there to share more information about our Saturday (March 20) debut concert at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, our vision for the orchestra, and how you can get involved.

Second Annual Arts of Kona Showcase this Saturday (Feb 20)

The Orchestra of the Hawaiian Islands will have a table and we’ll be there to share more information about our Saturday (March 20) debut concert at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, our vision for the orchestra, and how you can get involved.

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