I Can't Breathe
I Can't Breathe
I Can't Breathe
A Message from Meet Minneapolis
A Message from Meet Minneapolis
A Message from Meet Minneapolis
Survivability and Sustainability in a Time of Chaos
Survivability and Sustainability in a Time of Chaos
Survivability and Sustainability in a Time of Chaos
Queer-specific Responses to Quarantine
Queer-specific Responses to Quarantine
Queer-specific Responses to Quarantine
Stepping into the Unknown
Stepping into the Unknown
Stepping into the Unknown

411 Advisors: Jeff Heine

Posted on: August 16th, 2013 by GALA Communications GALA Articles No Comments

Jeff Heine bas been Executive Director of TCGMC since May 2009. Prior to his current role he served two seasons on the Board of Directors as chair of Resource Development. Jeff arrived at TCGMC after a twenty year career with Carlson Companies, a global leader in the marketing, hospitality and travel industries. He was most […]


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Stephen Sondheim Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on: August 12th, 2013 by GALA Communications LGBTQ News Briefs No Comments

From Billboard: Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim is being awarded one of the top honors in the arts world: the Edward MacDowell Medal for lifetime achievement. Read More


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411 Advisors: Bob Mensel

Posted on: August 9th, 2013 by GALA Communications GALA Articles No Comments

On July 1st GALA Choruses proudly named the new 411 Advisors. The GALA 411 program builds upon the success of the Artistic Director-in-Residence position by including several additional areas of chorus management. The advisors include an Bob Mensel, Artistic Advisor; Eve Campbell, Board Development Advisor; Jeff Heine, Chorus Management Advisor; and Susan Haugh, Youth Chorus […]


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Brilliant Teen Scientist, Openly Gay

Posted on: August 5th, 2013 by GALA Communications Videos, LGBTQ News Briefs No Comments

Looking for some hope in today’s headlines? Meet Jack Andraka. This 16 year old, award-winning scientist is an advocate for open source information and scientific exploration. He is openly gay. Video from Media startup Vocativ:


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A Concert in Beijing

Posted on: August 2nd, 2013 by Eric Lane Barnes GALA Articles No Comments

Last night was the silent auction and concert for Beijing’s gay choir The Shining Jazzy Chorus. The event was packed. We did four songs, with Chinese introduction and English translations between a few of them. I spoke before the ‘Thank You Song,’ which is the song I wrote to honor the perk for donors above […]


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Olympians Respond to Upcoming Games in Russia

Posted on: July 29th, 2013 by GALA Communications LGBTQ News Briefs No Comments

With the recent violations of LGBTQ rights in Russia leading up to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, what does it mean to be an athlete preparing to compete in a country that is not safe for you? ESPN reporter Johnette Howard investigates. Read More


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Voice Tips 101

Posted on: July 26th, 2013 by Jane Ramseyer Miller GALA Articles No Comments

Once a month GALA Choruses is offering tips on vocalization and singing for our chorus members. If you have tips to share or vocal questions that you would like addressed just shoot me an email.  This first tip comes from veteran conductor and clinician, Dr. Stan Hill.         – Jane Ramseyer Miller, […]


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