The HPU International Chorale and Vocal Ensemble performed
its first holiday concert Dec. 6 to nearly 1,000 people at Kawaiaha‘o
Church. The concert featured holiday music from all over the
world and special guests performances by the Na Leo Kuho‘okahi
ensemble from the Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus, and other musical
artists. Established this year, HPU’s Choral Program, comprised
of the International Chorale and the International Vocal Ensemble,
is the state’s first program specializing in ethnic choral literature.