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Orawhistle
Global Whistlers' Forum

The world’s first online whistling community-Orawhistle has an archive with over 16,000 message posts. It has more than 1,000 members from more than 40 nations, 35 American states, and 8 Canadian provinces.

World Whistlers
Convention

Conducted by Japan Whistlers Confederation since 2016. For information about schedule, rules and how to participate in the 2018 World Whistlers Convention at Kawasaki, Tokyo please click below.

International Whistling Convention

First and oldest whistling convention in the world. Founded by Allen De Hart and held in Louisburg, North Carolina. The contest was stopped in 2014 after being in existence for 44 years and is no longer held.

The Online Guide to
Whistling Records

We are home to the largest collection of whistling albums and 78RPM records that you will find. Our mission is to give new life to these old recordings.

Whistle Wizard of India
K. Sivaprasad

A gifted prodigy of ‘Carnatic and Hindustani Classical Music on Whistle’, he’s had the rare opportunity of being guided by the legendary Vocalist Dr.M.Balamurali Krishna.

Masters of
Musical Whistling

The Masters of Musical Whistling is produced and organized by The Whistling Diva, Carole Anne Kaufman, a Two-Time World Whistling Champion

Michael Barimo

Millennium World Champion of Musical Whistling. He thrills fans with a unique whistling approach to both virtuosic operatic arias as well as original pop music.

Guerin Barry

Guerin has whistled for many composers of TV, documentary and feature film music, promo music, music libraries and pop recordings.

Robert Stemmons

Robert Stemmons is an extremely skilled professional whistler who has released many CD.  He is currently starring in the Cirque du Soleil production, Corteo.

Whistlin' Tom Bryant

Whistlin’ Tom is a “pucker whistler’ with a remarkable three-octave range. The versatile whistling virtuoso entertains publicly at community events, fundraisers and festivals, and performs private shows for senior centers, veterans’ facilities and civic associations.

Ronnie Ronalde

The world’s most famous whistler. The pinnacle to any British artist is a Royal Command Performance. During his performance the Queen rose from her seat to watch Ronnie whistling his bird calls below her box; the Duke tried dismally to copy him.

Vic Anderson

Victor T. (Vic) Anderson, a Montana born cowboy, now living in Estes Park, Colorado, is the Western Music Association’s 2003/2004 Male Yodeling Champion. He is also noted for his wonderful whistling, which he calls his “poor man’s fiddle.”

Chris Ullman

Chris Ullman is the four-time national and international whistling champion. For more than 30 years he’s loved to whistle, sharing his improvisational riffs and classical interpretations with millions of people.

Milt Briggs

Blue Mockingbird — Milt supports his whistling with his own musical arrangements using guitar, piano, and keyboard. He has composed 40 pieces for whistling that have a wide variety of styles — classical to jazz and blues.

Sue Zwit-Frantzen

Byrdie Sue has performed at many Folk Festivals, and Tap Dance performances, entertained at Nursing Homes and Retirement Centers, Grade and High Schools, Puckerama, Whistling Conventions.

Andrew Bird

Andrew Wegman Bird (born July 11, 1973) is an American musician, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He was initially known through his work with the band Squirrel Nut Zippers before forming Bowl of Fire, and is now best known as a solo musician.

Francesco Bonifazi

He is an international whistling champion who performs many genres of music. While best known for his work with Jazz combos as well as his solo act, he composes and performs music in other styles including: Blues, Folk, Classical and Experimental.

Joel Brandon

Joel Brandon was a true innovator of our times. He was both an immensely skilled jazz whistler with complex improvisational skills as well as one of the most outstanding jazz flautists and has provided an incredible musical journey.

Curro (Kurt) Savoy

KURT SAVOY was born in 1948 in ANDÚJAR, Jaén (Spain)is a rock singer, composer, guitarist and pioneer of electric guitar in Spain. He became popular in the 1960s as ” The King of Rock and King of Whistle ” for his continued appearances on TVE

Ryosuke Takeuchi

He is a main organizer of the World Whistlers Convention in Japan. He learned the “Warbling” method (whistling with a trill) from Geert Chatrou and also studied under Kimiko Wakiyama before starting his own whistling career.

David Morris

David Morris is a professional whistling artist. Started playing the cornet when 13 years old. He performs as a soloist with orchestra, concert and brass band and has won the title of Grand Master World Whistling Champion at the global event in the USA.

Qingyao Cao

A skilled whistler from China. I remember having been inspired by the iconic Walt Disney movie, “Snow White”.

Geert Chatrou

Grand Champion Whistler, Louisburg, 2004, 2005 & 2008! Geert is also Whistling Entertainer of the Year for 2006.

Mike Cooney

2001 Male Grand Champion of Musical Whistling. Mike and his wife Pat won International Allied Arts in 2007.

Carole Anne Kaufman

She is a 2-time whistling world champion, having competed in Japan and the U.S. Also named the International Whistling Entertainer of the Year in 2012.

Clodine Tardy

This French whistler goes around the world whistling songs from Bizet, Schubert, Rossini or Mozart, accompanied by a philharmonique pocket orchestra and his stage-furniture

Hylton The Whistler Brown

Hylton The Whistler Brown called “The Reggaewhistler” creates sensational beautiful music. Sound and message, both uplifting and catching. He is a man of countless talents.

Jason Serinus

The Whistling “Voice of Woodstock” and co-author of “How to Whistle like a Pro”. Jason has won First Place in the duet, popular and allied arts categories at the Carson City, NV Whistle-offs and the Louisburg, NC International Whistler’s Competitions.

Jeffrey Amos

Jeffrey Amos of Toronto is a professional palate whistler who combines classical music with musical favourites and contemporary songs. He won 2nd Place Grand Championship at the 40th International Whistlers Convention in Louisburg.

Sally Cohn

Sally Cohn has been handwhistling with her cupped hands for nearly sixty years, starting when she was twelve. She discovered her unique whistling gift while attending a basketball game. She was recently on America’s Got Talent.

Cartter Frierson

Cartter’s first CD, Whistling In the Garden was published in November, 2005. Subtitled Hymns for Meditation, this CD has eleven tracks of classic old hymns arranged as peaceful background music for a period of peaceful reflection.

Tamas Hacki

Palate whistling virtuoso and the Ex Antiquis ensemble have performed more than 3000 full night programs, concerts, festivals and TV-shows in three decades. He has been called the “Menuhin and Paganini of the Art of Whistling”.

Martyn Halsey

Martyn has played and recorded with numerous bands and artists, including the Love Affair and The Tremeloes and has brought his unrivalled live act to gala performances for the likes of Elton John and Diana, Princess of Wales.

Linda Parker Hamilton

Canadian whistler who is Owner/Moderator of the over 1,100-member Orawhistle Internet Forum. She was inducted into the International Whistlers Hall of Fame in 2013 and is a winner of the Whistling Entertainer of the Year.

Phyllis Heil

“The Whistling Woman” – Phyllis is the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2013 International Whistling Entertainer of the Year and has won the Grand Championship 3rd place in both 2004 and 2005.

Steve "The Whistler" Herbst

He has been dazzling audiences for over 48 years. A remarkable three-octave range on his “instrument” matches his enormous stylistic range, which encompasses classical music, jazz, blues, pop, and Broadway.

Sean Allen Lomax

He is currently starring in the Cirque du Soleil production, Corteo. He has performed all over the world as guest artist on films, and live performances.

Lizhong Li

Whistler Li of China has the performing licence of gastriloquy (whistling music) issued by Culture Department of The Peoples Republic Of China

Dan Neufeld

Los Angeles-based instrumentalist, composer, arranger — and whistler — who has enjoyed an extremely successful career as a violist in the Hollywood studios.

Tormod Borgen Rogne

One of very few professional whistlers in Norway and Scandinavia

Kazu Sasahara

A finger flutist with an incredibly beautiful sound

Terry Rappold

2007 1st Place International Grand Champion, 2005 2nd and 2003 3rd Place

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