We are thrilled to announce that the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus has been selected by the public to be this year's Organization Community Grand Marshal for San Francisco Pride. Thank you to all who voted for us - this is a huge honor!
Paradise Found features the 250 men of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, the spectacular choral sound for which they are known, and a cavalcade of surprises along the way. SFGMC’s trademark sound will be on full display with several world-premiere pieces, cherished favorites and must-see production numbers. In addition, the Chorus welcomes the international sensation Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu Dance Company.
This year, Crescendo — SFGMC's signature fundraising event — is getting a makeover!
After a decade, our signature brunch is growing into a full-fledged gala. Join us at the stunning Ritz-Carlton San Francisco for an evening bursting with fabulous — from a very special celebrity host to champagne, cocktails, must-have auction items and dancing. Don’t miss a single moment!
Today, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) and Dr. Timothy Seelig, Artistic Director, announced the holiday performances for Season 39: Community, featuring three performances of Babes in Joyland, running December 9-10 at the Nourse Theater (275 Hayes St, San Francisco). Performances are Friday, December 9 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, December 10 at 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets range in price from $25-70 and are available now on www.SFGMC.org or by calling City Box Office at (415) 392-4400.
Recognizing a rapidly shifting climate in the United States marked by an increase in dangerous and divisive rhetoric against vulnerable minority populations, such as the LGBTQ community, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus has announced the launch of its 2017 “Lavender Pen Freedom Tour.” In an effort to reaffirm its ever-present message of equality and inclusiveness, and the value in treating all individuals – irrespective of differences – with dignity, the Chorus will take their message across several southern states.
This summer, the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus moved offices back to the Castro, after many years away from the neighborhood. Shane Downing of Hoodline, a local SF blog, highlights the move to the Castro in this feature article. Check it out.
The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) announced today that they have appointed Christopher Verdugo as Executive Director. Mr. Verdugo joins SFGMC in anticipation of the Chorus’ 39th Season, and together with Artistic Director Dr. Timothy Seelig, will lead the organization to new levels of growth, financial sustainability and artistic excellence.
Tickets are on sale now for our summer concert - "Heartthrobs: Biggest Boy Band Ever" - June 24 and 25, 2016 at the Nourse Theater. Come celebrate Pride Weekend with the 250 men of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus as we transform into the biggest boy band the world has ever seen - singing infectious pop hits from yesterday and today! We'll be joined by guest artists Well-Strung for the shows - you won't want to miss it.
Today, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) and the SFGMC Divas announced its 5th Annual Dragathon event - "Dragathon Is Burning!" - on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Café (2369 Market St., San Francisco), raising much-needed funds for the SFGMC Financial Assistance Network (FAN). Admission is free.
Today, we announced our spring fundraising event at the home of Ann & Gordon Getty in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., featuring two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone, and honoring composer Jake Heggie with a Champion Award.
This February, members of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus will present a show at the Park City Institute in Park City, UT on February 14, 2016 at the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are available here.
It was 40 years ago when author Armistead Maupin penned the very first article that became the international phenomenon of “Tales Of The City,” bringing the colorful life and times of San Francisco to the entire world. Maupin joins SFGMC for an evening full of stories and music about our home and its heroes, while revisiting this magical work of literature.
Today, we announced the final amount for our 2015 holiday fundraiser, benefiting the Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy (HMCRA), a local K-5 public school in the Castro neighborhood. SFGMC presented a check to HMCRA Principal Ron Machado and members of the Parent Faculty Club in the amount of $30,378.32.