Master of Ceremonies
& Master Class Instructor:
Mitch Hider of Eugene, Oregon, has been a professional whistler and vaudeville style performer for 37 years. He is the 1982 Whistling Grand Champion, a member of the National Whistlers Hall of Fame, and a noted historian of musical whistling.
Mitch has been a master of ceremonies, performer, and workshop director at many whistling competitions in America, Japan and Canada. He also sings, yodels, scats, plays a variety of instruments including ukulele, harmonica, and drums. He also does a magic act as THE MAGNIFICENT MITCHELLI! Mitch performs for audiences from pre-school to the elderly. And he is the only whistler to do a duet with Bertha, the Harmonica-Playing Elephant!
"Whistling is a holiday for lips" says, Mitch. "We can celebrate every day, every where."