Joining Hands and Hearts Across Washington
Joining Hands and Hearts Across Washington
Joining Hands and Hearts Across Washington
Various Voices: My First LGBTQ+ Choral Festival
Various Voices: My First LGBTQ+ Choral Festival
Various Voices: My First LGBTQ+ Choral Festival
The Beijing Queer Chorus Visits Portland!
The Beijing Queer Chorus Visits Portland!
The Beijing Queer Chorus Visits Portland!
Transgender Voices Festival – Minnesota Style!
Transgender Voices Festival – Minnesota Style!
Transgender Voices Festival – Minnesota Style!
Various Voices Munich
Various Voices Munich
Various Voices Munich

A Mighty Voice in Wisconsin and Minnesota

Posted on: December 16th, 2014 by GALA Communications GALA Articles No Comments

American musician and songwriter Norah Jones said, “For me, making music is part social, part interaction, part collaboration.”  On November 22 and 23, 2014 Perfect Harmony Men’s Chorus (PHMC) – Madison, WI, City of Festivals Men’s Chorus (COFMC) – Milwaukee, WI, and One Voice Mixed Chorus (One Voice) – St. Paul, MN came together to […]


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Audiences, Insights, Action

Posted on: December 8th, 2014 by GALA Communications GALA Articles No Comments

Karen Yair, who sits on the board of directors of Big Apple Performing Arts, and Charlie Beale, artistic director of the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus, tell the story of an audience research study conducted earlier this year by New York City Gay Men’s Chorus. Learn more at: http://www.galachoruses.org/resource-center/chorus-managers/marketing View the more on the […]


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Champions’ Homecoming – GGMC returns from Riga

Posted on: November 18th, 2014 by Joseph Piazza GALA Articles No Comments

After more than two years of planning, months of tour and travel preparation, days and nights learning brand new commissioned works, and long hours memorizing texts in Hungarian, Finnish, and Latin, the Golden Gate Men’s Chorus of San Francisco returned home from the 2014 World Choir Games in Riga, Latvia this past July as gold […]


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From Beijing to Denver 2016

Posted on: October 28th, 2014 by Eric Lane Barnes GALA Articles No Comments

Hello, GALA members and friends! Eric Lane Barnes here, associate artistic director of Seattle’s Flying House Productions (Seattle Men’s Chorus, Seattle Women’s Chorus, Sensible Shoes, and Captain Smartypants) and composer of songs you may know (Drama Queen, Caffeine Overload Polka, Black Christmas, etc.). As some of you know, in June of 2013 I spent two […]


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Authenticity in the New Age

Posted on: October 21st, 2014 by Reid Vanderburgh GALA Articles 1 Comment

LGBTQQIAA, aka ‘the acronym’ – quite a mouthful. A 60-something gay friend of mine commented to me awhile ago, “I can’t keep track anymore, I don’t know what all the letters mean! No disrespect intended, but I just keep saying ‘GLBT’ because it’s what I know.” Many in GALA choruses see the times shifting around […]


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Copyrights and Licensing

Posted on: September 20th, 2014 by GALA Communications GALA Articles No Comments

GALA Choruses executive director Robin Godfrey and artistic director Jane Ramseyer Miller discuss their session from the 2014 GALA Leadership Symposium in Cleveland about copyrights and licensing. This workshop taught the basics of music licensing and the various kinds of copyright for those with little-to-no background in this area. Robin and Jane covered the legalities […]


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Why I Would Join a GLBTA Chorus

Posted on: September 3rd, 2014 by Heidi Jensen GALA Articles 1 Comment

A lesbian member of the GLBTA chorus I sing with said she just “doesn’t get” why I, a straight person, would join a gay chorus knowing that people would then assume I am gay? Why would I put myself in such a position and open myself up to ridicule? Her question was from the perspective […]


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