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The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus that is commonly abbreviated as SFGMC is considered to be one of the leading premier open gay choruses in the whole world. It is also one of the largest of its kind. The chorus is mostly given credit for making the choral movement of LGBT. This wonderful chorus was created by Jon Reed Sims who was a pioneer in gay music. Currently, the chorus has nearly 300 vocalists as its members and the SFGMC continues to strive in excellence by exuding a large variety of music as well as performing to several types of audiences all over the country. If you are a fan of music or would like to be a part of an exciting live music show then this is an ideal opportunity for you to get your San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus tickets and enjoy a fantastic evening filled with superb live music.
The chorus originates from San Francisco in California in the United States of America. The main musical genres that the SFGMC performs are vocal jazz, popular music, contemporary classic music, choral music as well as Broadway music. Its prime occupation is that of a Men’s Choir. The chorus was founded in 1978 and has been actively performing and providing great entertainment till the present day. They have also given some sterling associated acts with Vocal Minority, The Lollipop Guild and Ambassadors. There are many renowned members of the chorus such as: Dr. Timothy Seelig is the conductor as well as the artistic director of the chorus presently, George Thompson is the executive director, Carl Pantle the music director of Vocal Minority and the principal associate of the chorus, Lynden Blair is the administrative assistant along with being the associate accompanist, Paul Saccone is the music director of The Lollipop Guild and Ethan Pope A SL Interpreter.
The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus is known for its commendable performances. Every year they host a subscription concert series that comprises of a spring concert that takes place at the known Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall that is also a home of the popular San Francisco Symphony, various holiday oriented concerts in the month of December, a yearly Pride Concert which is in collaboration with many other LGBT organizations in San Francisco and also a concert that showcases many small ensembles of the chorus along with a fascinating cabaret that basically features soloists. Furthermore, the SFGMC is critically acclaimed for hosting the most amazing yearly holiday entertaining events such as the Home for the Holidays program that has been happening since 1990 specifically on Christmas Eve at the esteemed Castro Theatre.
The SFGMC also hosts a magnificent program known as SingOut. This event features almost fifty times in the community every year. These appearances are usually for creating benefit for the local healthcare and non-profit companies. Over the last few years the chorus has successfully managed to raise about $430,000 for various organizations like STOP AIDS, AIDS Foundation, Lyon Martin Women’s Health Services, Face To Face – Sonoma County AIDS Network, Breast Cancer Fund, Santa Cruz Assistance Project, Stanislaus Community Assistance Project, American Cancer Society, AIDS Emergency Fund, the Matthew Shepard Foundation, Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center, Larkin Street Youth Services as well as Make-A-Wish.
The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus has effectively earned many various awards and achievements. During the 1980s, the chorus won many Cable Car Awards, prestigious official recognitions from not just San Francisco but also many California elected officials. In 2003 the Metropolitan Community Foundation gave it the Circles of Hope Award. In 2011, it received the Absolutely Fabulous Awards for the stunning floats that it presented in the famous Pride Parade of San Francisco. It was also given a nomination in 2009 in the category of “Best Of The Bay” by the celebrated San Francisco bay Guardian. The SFGMC can be seen in the award winning documentary titled as singing Positive that was released in 1995. Along with this, it has fruitfully earned many honorable recognitions and today is also one of the most sought-after chorus organizations.
With your San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus tickets in hand, we give you our word that you are bound to experience a breathtaking live music show that will leave you mesmerized and captivated from the moment the show begins right till the end.