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with
Pearl Shangkuan

June 2023


info@kiconcerts.com • (719) 260-0200

Aloha, friends!

I warmly invite you to join me at the “Luau of Song” festival in Hawaii in June 2023 - an ideal domestic destination with an international feel! Geared towards treble and SATB singers, the repertoire will celebrate the different cultures that shape Hawaii. In addition to creating great music together, we will also immerse ourselves in its wonderful culture through learning its history, feasting in a luau, experiencing hula dance and exploring its many incredible sights with local experts! I hope to host you in this celebratory festival, sharing and creating with your singers a lifelong memory of the joy of music making on this paradise island!

Pearl Shangkuan Artistic Director & Conductor

Hawaii Festival

6 Day Tour

SATURDAY, JUNE 24: ALOHA AND WELCOME TO HAWAII

  • Depart home airport
  • Arrive in Honolulu and experience a traditional flower lei greeting
  • Orientation tour of the city (time permitting)
  • Check in to hotel
  • Dinner daily
  • Overnight Honolulu

SUNDAY, JUNE 25: DIAMOND HEAD AND HONOLULU

  • Breakfast Daily
  • Visit Diamond Head National Park, be up with the sun and hike to the top of the iconic ancient crater, Hawaii’s most recognizable landmark. The 1.5-mile round trip to the top of the volcanic crater offers a breathtaking 365-degree view of Oahu
  • Festival rehearsal with Pearl Shangkuan
  • Festival Welcome Dinner
  • Overnight Honolulu

MONDAY, JUNE 26: HONOLULU

  • Festival rehearsal with Pearl Shangkuan
  • Optional workshop on Polynesian Culture, music and dance (tbd)
  • Optional individual performance or workshop on Polynesian culture, music and dance (tbd)
  • Beach BBQ Dinner
  • Overnight Honolulu

TUESDAY, JUNE 27: HONOLULU

  • Dress rehearsal with Pearl Shangkuan
  • Time to explore Honolulu
  • Gala Festival Concert conducted by Pearl Shangkuan
  • Overnight Honolulu

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28: OAHU

  • Experience the Polynesian Cultural Center theme park, where you can explore the seven villages that represent the islands of Hawaii. Enjoy the shows at a leisurely pace during the day with time to view the IMAX Movie of your choice
  • Gather together for an all-you-can-eat Polynesian feast at the Ali'i Luau Grounds
  • Move from dinner into the 3,000-seat open-air theater for the best show in the islands, “Hā: Breath of Life”. You will be amazed as performers share their island dances and music
  • Overnight Honolulu

THURSDAY, JUNE 29: DEPART

  • Enjoy the beach or time for shopping then transfer to the airport and begin your journey home

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Hawaii Festival

7 Day Tour

SATURDAY, JUNE 24: ALOHA AND WELCOME TO HAWAII

  • Depart home airport
  • Arrive in Honolulu and experience a traditional flower lei greeting
  • Orientation tour of the city (time permitting)
  • Check in to hotel
  • Dinner daily
  • Overnight Honolulu

SUNDAY, JUNE 25: DIAMOND HEAD AND HONOLULU

  • Breakfast Daily
  • Visit Diamond Head National Park, be up with the sun and hike to the top of the iconic ancient crater, Hawaii’s most recognizable landmark. The 1.5-mile round trip to the top of the volcanic crater offers a breathtaking 365-degree view of Oahu
  • Festival rehearsal with Pearl Shangkuan
  • Festival Welcome Dinner
  • Overnight Honolulu

MONDAY, JUNE 26: HONOLULU

  • Festival rehearsal with Pearl Shangkuan
  • Optional workshop on Polynesian Culture, music and dance (tbd)
  • Optional individual performance or workshop on Polynesian culture, music and dance (tbd)
  • Beach BBQ Dinner
  • Overnight Honolulu

TUESDAY, JUNE 27: HONOLULU

  • Dress rehearsal with Pearl Shangkuan
  • Time to explore Honolulu
  • Gala Festival Concert conducted by Pearl Shangkuan
  • Overnight Honolulu

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28: OAHU

  • Experience the Polynesian Cultural Center theme park, where you can explore the seven villages that represent the islands of Hawaii. Enjoy the shows at a leisurely pace during the day with time to view the IMAX Movie of your choice
  • Gather together for an all-you-can-eat Polynesian feast at the Ali'i Luau Grounds
  • Move from dinner into the 3,000-seat open-air theater for the best show in the islands, “Hā: Breath of Life”. You will be amazed as performers share their island dances and music
  • Overnight Honolulu

THURSDAY, JUNE 29: PEARL HARBOR

  • Depart for Pearl Harbor
  • Visit the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, the resting place of 1,102 of the 1,177 sailors and marines killed on the USS Arizona during the Japanese surprise attack on December 7, 1941
  • Enjoy an educational presentation by a WWII Historian
  • Possible recital to honor those fallen (tbd)
  • Experience the emotion of the Flag Folding Ceremony
  • Take a guided city tour featuring the National Cemetery of the Pacific, the Governor's Mansion, the State Capitol Building, Iolani Palace and the King Kamehameha Statue
  • Optional individual performance (tbd)
  • Finish the day by celebrating the cultural melting pot that is Hawaii with dinner at a Japanese Steakhouse
  • Overnight Honolulu

FRIDAY, JUNE 30: DEPART

  • Enjoy the beach or time for shopping then transfer to the airport and begin your journey home

Take the Next Step!

We will be happy to answer any questions about this festival proposal.

719-260-0200 or info@kiconcerts.com

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"Thank you for a memorable and deeply satisfying musical odyssey"

Elizabeth Sesler-Beckman
Gilman School Choir