Raven’s True Self
Raven’s True Self
Raven’s True Self
Asian Queer Choirs: a Perspective in 2018
Asian Queer Choirs: a Perspective in 2018
Asian Queer Choirs: a Perspective in 2018
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 3 – Full Coalition
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 3 – Full Coalition
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 3 – Full Coalition
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 2 – Choir Behind Bars
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 2 – Choir Behind Bars
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 2 – Choir Behind Bars
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 1 - Choral Feminism
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 1 - Choral Feminism
Cathy Roma: I Am Because We Are, Part 1 - Choral Feminism

30th Anniversary Toast

Posted on: August 21st, 2014 by GALA Communications GALA Articles No Comments

Willi Zwozdeskey, conductor and artistic director of the Vancouver Men’s Chorus, and Dennis Coleman, artistic director of flying house productions in Seattle, Washington, share their memories and congratulations on GALA’s 30th anniversary of being an organization.


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Cathy Roma and Jane Ramseyer Miller

Posted on: July 28th, 2014 by GALA Communications GALA Articles No Comments

Cathy Roma sits down with Jane Ramseyer Miller to have a conversation about their shared history, and their experience with GALA Choruses. Learn more about The Dr. Catherine Roma Women Composers Commissioning Project on the GALA website: https://galachoruses.org/donate/catherine-roma-commissioning-project


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Germany Story: Love Wins

Posted on: July 3rd, 2014 by Bryn Nelson GALA Articles No Comments

Dresden, Germany had always been synonymous in my mind with the senseless devastation of war. I knew that the once-lovely city had been largely rebuilt since WWII but I was wholly unprepared for the breathtaking beauty and grace of the city center, where extensive renovations have restored many of the famous landmarks to their former […]


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Germany Story: The Tour

Posted on: June 27th, 2014 by Bryn Nelson GALA Articles No Comments

A paparazzi scrum. A sea of rainbow umbrellas. The German premiere of a vital mini-opera about the Holocaust. And an utterly charming song about penguins. OK, let me explain. On June 19, about 125 of us converged on Berlin for the first leg of our four-city tour through Germany. In addition to about 75 singing […]


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Germany Story: “For a Look or a Touch”

Posted on: June 26th, 2014 by Bryn Nelson GALA Articles No Comments

An 80-year-old man tries to forget the cruel pain of his past. The ghost of his young boyfriend gently urges him to remember. For a Look or a Touch, a stunningly beautiful mini-opera about the fate of two gay lovers in Nazi Germany and the redemptive power of memory decades later, debuted in Seattle’s Benaroya […]


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Consensus Validation with Mindy Taylor

Posted on: June 20th, 2014 by GALA Communications GALA Articles 1 Comment

Mindy Taylor shares her expertise on group decision making at GALA Symposium 2013 in Atlanta, GA. “Consensus Validation” is one of the strongest and most effective techniques a choir or board can use for problem-solving and making decisions. A key tool in the process is testing and polling the group during the conversation process. Mindy’s […]


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Germany Story: “Falling in Love Again” in Deutschland

Posted on: June 12th, 2014 by Bryn Nelson GALA Articles No Comments

The German word for love is “liebe.” It’s only fitting that a labor of love about an enduring love affair – the mini-opera For a Look or a Touch — will finally be showcased in the setting for this story: Germany. The idea of a German tour sprang from SMC’s 2011 performance of the powerhouse […]


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