Official WWII80 Pearl Harbor Massed Band and Chorus
The National Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade will commemorate the 80th Anniversary of World War II by featuring an official Pearl Harbor Massed Band and Choir Performance at the opening ceremony. This opportunity is unlike any other, as you will join together with bands and choirs from across America, lead by the Marine Forces Pacific Band in saluting our Veterans, active Military men and women and their families. This official public ceremony and parade will be the official Grand Finale event the 80th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Commemoration.
Along with your entry in the Nation's official Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade, performing ensembles may also participate in feature our concert series, which will be staged at historic and popular venues on the island of Oahu. These concerts will also do much to pay tribute to our veterans, while commemorating the 80th anniversary of WWII.
Each of these venues provide a memorable performance experience for participants and audiences alike. Performances are scheduled by contacting the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade Committee.
Feature Performance Venues for the Pearl Harbor Program
Polynesian Cultural Center
As one of the most visited locations in all of Hawaii, the Polynesian Cultural Center is a must see for any visitor to Hawaii. The PCC also provides a great performance venue for any type of performing ensemble. Groups will be received by enthusiastic and receptive audiences and will have a great experience, not just during their performance, but during their entire visit to the Polynesian Cultural Center.
Arizona Memorial Visitor Center
As the centerpiece of the Pearl Harbor area, the USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center is an ideal place for music ensembles to perform for citizens and visitors to Hawaii. This newly renovated and updated visitor center is where visitors begin their tour of Pearl Harbor where they learn about the attack 70 years ago. Often times, there are actual survivors present to share their stories of what they experienced first hand. Performances are held within view of the USS Arizona Memorial, the Battleship Missouri and the USS Bowfin.
Located at Pearl Harbor right next to the USS Arizona Visitor Center, the USS Bowfin offers a wonderful performance venue for music ensembles.
One of Pearl Harbor's most iconic venues is at the USS Missouri or Mighty Mo. Your performing ensemble will perform a feature concert in the shadows of this historic battle ship. This experience will create memories to last a lifetime and will be one of the highlights of your trip to Hawaii.