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.
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
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
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.
The Masters of Musical Whistling is produced and organized by The Whistling Diva, Carole Anne Kaufman, a Two-Time World Whistling Champion
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 has whistled for many composers of TV, documentary and feature film music, promo music, music libraries and pop recordings.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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 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
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 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.
A skilled whistler from China. I remember having been inspired by the iconic Walt Disney movie, “Snow White”.
Grand Champion Whistler, Louisburg, 2004, 2005 & 2008! Geert is also Whistling Entertainer of the Year for 2006.
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.
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 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 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’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.
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 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.
“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.
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.
Whistler Li of China has the performing licence of gastriloquy (whistling music) issued by Culture Department of The Peoples Republic Of China
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
A finger flutist with an incredibly beautiful sound