Making Our Choruses More Accessible for Autistic People
Making Our Choruses More Accessible for Autistic People
Making Our Choruses More Accessible for Autistic People
Mental Health Equity, Access, and Belonging within GALA Choirs, Part 1
Mental Health Equity, Access, and Belonging within GALA Choirs, Part 1
Mental Health Equity, Access, and Belonging within GALA Choirs, Part 1
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

San Francisco Celebrates LGBT History

Posted on: September 16th, 2013 by GALA Communications LGBTQ News Briefs No Comments

From the Advocate: Out of the Past: Celebrating LGBT History in San Francisco took place in the City by the Bay earlier this month, bringing together nearly 500 attendees who gathered at the historic Old Mint for a look at San Francisco’s unique queer history and culture. Several important speakers were on hand, including Zoe […]


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Chorus dues – You gotta love ‘em!

Posted on: September 13th, 2013 by Teddy Basham-Witherington GALA Articles No Comments

As choruses gather after the summer hiatus, many singers will be faced with the annual dues question and quietly (or not so quietly) grumbling. If I were to ask you if you would like to pay dues the answer might be ‘no.’ Who, after all, ‘enjoys’ paying for anything? So why do our choruses request […]


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GALA History – COAST 1983

Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by GALA Communications LGBTQ News Briefs No Comments

Here’s a window into GALA’s past. This large group photo was taken at COAST (Come Out and Sing Together) in 1983 at Lincoln Center in New York City. COAST brought together 1,200 individuals from 12 choruses from around the US for the first National Gay and Lesbian Choral Festival. All delegates sang in mass choir conducted […]


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Voice Tips 101: What’s Wrong with Your Face?

Posted on: September 6th, 2013 by GALA Communications GALA Articles No Comments

The Singer’s Body – Part 1 by Stephen Edwards In the middle of a recent choral rehearsal for an upcoming concert, I looked up from my music to cue an emotional and heart-felt crescendo in the midst of an especially warm and tender moment of the piece. When I gazed across the chorus, the depth […]


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A Tour of Atlanta – The 2013 GALA Leadership Symposium

Posted on: September 4th, 2013 by GALA Communications GALA Articles No Comments

Kevin Robison, artistic director of the Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus, and Robert Glor, artistic director of Our Song, take us on a tour of Atlanta, the location for the 2013 GALA Leadership Symposium. Early Registration ends on September 6th. Be sure to register soon! Click here for more.


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Reasons to Go – The 2013 GALA Leadership Symposium

Posted on: August 30th, 2013 by Steve Smith GALA Articles No Comments

I registered this past week for the GALA Leadership Symposium, which will be held in Atlanta on October 10-13. It got me thinking about what GALA Choruses has taught and shown me over the years. My first GALA conference was in San Diego in 1991 and I was a young 27 year old who had […]


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Macklemore VMA Performance

Posted on: August 26th, 2013 by GALA Communications LGBTQ News Briefs No Comments

After having a major year with the breakout success of their hit single “Thrift Shop” and the follow-up “Can’t Hold Us,” Macklemore and Ryan Lewis hit the stage at MTV’s Video Music Awards to perform their song “Same Love.” Read More at the Huff Post Entertainment.


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