Centre Hall

Martin Melville standing outside
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Many people can whistle a note or two, but whistle and perform whole songs?

One whistler from central Pennsylvania who’s competing at the 2019 Masters of Musical Whistling festival Aug. 23-24 in California can.

“There’s a lot of reasons to whistle,” said Martin Melville. 

Melville is getting ready for his second performance at the Masters of Musical Whistling international festival and competition. It’s this weekend in California.

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