Whistling Experience
Oval Office

Serenaded President George W. Bush and
Vice President Richard Cheney
in a private Oval Office concert.


Performed with ten symphony orchestras,
including The National Symphony Orchestra,
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

National Anthem

Performed the National Anthem at
several major league and college sporting events including the Charlotte Hornets,
Washington Wizards, Washington Nationals, and Duke Men’s Basketball.


Jammed at B.B. King’s Blues Club
in Memphis, TN.

Big Band

Performed with the
Glenn Miller Orchestra.

Happy Birthday

Whistles “Happy Birthday”
to 650+ people a year.

Paper Route

Whistled incessantly while
delivering newspapers as a teenager.

First Place Grand Champion

27th International Whistling Contest

First Place Grand Champion

26th International Whistling Contest

First Place Grand Champion

23rd International Whistling Contest

First Place Grand Champion

21st National Whistling Contest

Second Place Grand Champion

25th International Whistling Contest

Second Place Grand Champion

22nd National Whistling Contest

International Whistling Hall of Fame


Lillian Williams Achievement Award

Whistling Entertainer of the Year

Chris Ullman


Chris Ullman is a communications professional, author, inspirational speaker, mentor, and champion whistler. He is president of Ullman Communications, a strategic advisory firm, and previously served as Director of Global Communications at The Carlyle Group, led communications at the White House Budget Office, ran the public affairs office at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and was spokesman for the U.S House Budget Committee.

Chris is the Strategic Communications Expert in Residence at High Point University, a Senior Advisor at Narrative Strategies, and a Trustee of The Fund for American Studies. He earned his B.A. in political science from Binghamton University and is a four-time international whistling champion and member of the Whistlers Hall of Fame.

Chris is the author of Find Your Whistle: Simple Gifts Touch Hearts and Change Lives and Four Billionaires and a Parking Attendant: Success Strategies of the Wealthy, Powerful, and Just Plain Wise.

He and his wife Kristen have three children and live in Alexandria, VA.

Media Coverage

  • The Tonight Show
  • Dow Jones
  • The Today Show
  • People Magazine
  • CBS This Morning
  • The Washington Post
  • CNN
  • Time Magazine
  • NPR
  • Hemispheres Magazine (United Airlines)
  • CNBC
  • Scores of radio interviews
  • The New York Times
  • Associated Press