• Pasadena Convention Center
  • 300 E. Green St.
  • Pasadena, CA 91101
  • United States
  • Friday, August 23, 2019 - Saturday, August 24, 2019
  • 10:30am - 8:00pm
  • The Masters of Musical Whistling International Competition and Festival will take place at the Pasadena Convention Center on August 23 and 24, 2019.

    Over 60 musical whistlers from nine countries will meet and compete with popular and classical compositions to vie for the title of World Champion Whistler.  Get blown away with five competitive divisions including live band accompaniment, self- accompaniment, and other unique performances throughout the weekend. Tickets are also available for the Whistling School, Whistlers Luncheon, and The International Concert of the Masters – starring mind-blowing world champions.

    The Festival celebrates and revives the ancient art of whistling which has existed since the dawn of humanity. What is musical whistling?  It is a unique form of art, communication, and entertainment that some historians hail whistling as the first musical instrument available to people. There are more types of whistling than you may expect, many of which are featured at the Festival: puckering, palatal whistling, throat whistling, hand whistling and finger whistling.

    Dates & Times

    Saturday, August 23
    10:30 am – 10:00 pm

    Sunday, August 24
    9:00 am – 8:00 pm

    Event Schedule


    10:30am – 12:30pm – Master Class Whistling School
    1:00pm – 3:00pm – Whistling Karaoke Luncheon
    4:00pm – 5:00pm – Stage 1 Competition
    7:00pm  – Allied Arts Competition Concert
    8:00pm – 10:00pm – International Concert Of The Masters

    9:00am – 2:00pm – Stage 2& 3 Pre-Recorded Competition Concert
    3:30pm – 5:00pm – Self Accompaniment Competition Concert
    5:30pm – 7:00pm – Live Band Competition Concert
    8:00pm – Awards Ceremony

    To see the full event schedule, details, and prices, click here.


    Tickets for classes, concerts, and competitions range from $0-$30. Details here.

  • Cost: Varies
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  • Pasadena Convention Center
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