Mitch Hider–Whistler, Vaudeville style performer, and Historian of Whistling
Mitch Hider, of Eugene, is a long-time professional musical whistler and vaudeville-style performer. He was the 1982 Whistling Competition Grand Champion and is in the National Whistlers Hall of Fame. Mitch is also a noted historian of whistling; he has given talks about the history, using vintage recordings. Mitch whistles, sings, yodels and scats; he does standards, jazz, show tunes, sacred, western, novelty, international and more. He does opera parody and a humorous magic show. He plays ukulele, harmonica, drums and other novelty instruments. He uses a table of hats and props. Mitch’s shows have a lot of humor, but he also does church programs and has whistled at many funerals. He once whistled with “Bertha the Harmonica-Playing Elephant”!
Contact Mitch for a program at your facility or event! He is based in Eugene, but he travels widely!
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