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Honybal

Sosa

guitar, and ukulele

Honybal Sosa (guitarist/composer) is a guitar performance major at the University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa. As a composer, he has collaborated on original scores and as sound designer for multiple dramatic productions including Leeward Theatre’s Clockwork, Kīkaha ka Manu, A Dark and Stormy Knight, and Tartuffe, and the Honolulu Theatre for Youth’s production of Duke. In 2015, he received a Poʻokela Award in the area of Sound Design for Clockwork. Honybal has performed alongside vocalist Starr Kalahiki at The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C. (2016), and at the l’Université de Poitiers, France as a performer in the Festival À Corps (2017). For the past two years, he has volunteered as a songwriter for The Lullaby Project Hawaiʻi, a national endeavor facilitated by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute. He has been a longstanding member of Leeward CC Guitar Ensemble. Honybal currently works as a music tutor at Leeward Community College in the subjects of guitar, ukulele, and music fundamentals.