Slack Key Artist Development Program
The Student Slack Key Artist Development Program is designed to help developing artists move from playing at home for friends and family to sharing the music with the public - to inspire others, to spread the knowledge and history of the music, to nurture the Aloha spirit, and to help people feel better physically and emotionally. Learn More...
To preserve and perpetuate traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele music through:
- Traditional Hawaiian slack key music recognized and received worldwide as an exquisite musical artform equally at home on the beach at sunset as it is in the finest of musical performance theaters.
- Recordings of traditional slack key preserved and available to the public.
- Transformative slack key music performances throught the world.
- Traditional slack key music available in every healing center, hospital, and hospice around the world recognizing the healing power of this music.
- Slack Key Center facility for performance, presentation, artist-in-residence programs and museum/library.
- Traditional Hawaiian slack key music shared and taught to continue the tradition.