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January 15th, 2016
Today, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) and Dr. Timothy Seelig, Artistic Director, announced the final amount for its 2015 holiday fundraiser, benefiting the Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy (HMCRA), a local K-5 public school in the Castro neighborhood. Dr. Seelig, with members of SFGMC, presented a check to HMCRA Principal Ron Machado and members of the Parent Faculty Club in the amount of $30,378.32.
December 9th, 2015
Today, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) and Dr. Timothy Seelig, Artistic Director, announced a partnership with the Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy to help raise funds for the Academy at SFGMC’s upcoming holiday concerts. The Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy empowers student learning by teaching awareness, acceptance and non-violence, celebrates diversity, and achieves academic excellence while also fostering strong family-school-community connections.
November 13th, 2015
Today, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) and Dr. Timothy Seelig, Artistic Director, announced the holiday performances for Season 38: Expect The Unexpected, featuring three performances of HoliGays Are Here, running December 11-12 at the Nourse Theater (275 Hayes St, San Francisco). Performances are Friday, December 11 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, December 12 at 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets range in price from $25-65 and are available now on www.SFGMC.org or by calling City Box Office at (415) 392-4400.
September 23rd, 2015
The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) kicks off Season 38: Expect the Unexpected with its fabulous annual fundraising gala, Crescendo Turns 10! This year marks the tenth iteration of SFGMC’s signature fundraiser, and will be held on Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 12 – 3 p.m. at The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco (600 Stockton St, San Francisco).
July 21st, 2015
Today, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) and Dr. Timothy Seelig (Artistic Director & Conductor) announced the release of SFGMC’s new recording Passion: Songs of Love and Life, available now for purchase and download. Passion: Songs of Love and Life was recorded live at Davies Symphony Hall during two concerts on April 1 & 2, 2015 and was produced by multi-Grammy award-winner Leslie Ann Jones at Skywalker Ranch. The recording is available now at SFGMC.org and is also available digitally on iTunes and Amazon, and high quality audio on Bandcamp.
May 11th, 2015
Today, in celebration of San Francisco Pride, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) announced the program for the final concert of the 2014/15 season, “Elton: The Sing-Along” on Friday, June 26, 2015 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 3 p.m. & 8 p.m. at Nourse Theater (275 Hayes Street, San Francisco). Guest artist Breanna Sinclairé, the first transgender singer to earn the Master of Vocal Performance degree from the prestigious San Francisco Conservatory of Music, joins the Chorus for “Elton: The Sing-Along.” Tickets for “Elton: The Sing-Along” range in price from $20 – 60 and are available now by visiting www.SFGMC.org or by calling City Box Office at (415) 392-4400.
February 4th, 2015
San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) Artistic Director, Dr. Timothy Seelig, announced the program today for the spring concert series, “Passion” at Davies Symphony Hall (201 Van Ness, San Francisco), on Wednesday, April 1 and Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 8 p.m.. “Passion” will present a selection of extraordinary new works, taking audiences on a voyage across three centuries, sharing stories of passion as only music can express. Starring the 275 men of the Chorus, Passion includes the San Francisco premiere of Jake Heggie’s choral opera “For a Look or a Touch,” and the world premieres of “#twitterlieder: 15 Tweets in 3 Acts,” by composer James Eakin and librettist Charles Silvestri and “My Friend, My Lover: Five Walt Whitman Songs” by Steve Huffines. Tickets for “Passion” range in price from $25 – 90 and will be available on February 19th by visiting www.SFGMC.org or by calling City Box Office at (415) 392-4400. Mini-subscriptions for SFGMC’s final two shows of Season 37 are available now.
November 10th, 2014
San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) Artistic Director, Dr. Timothy Seelig, announced the holiday performances for the 37th season, featuring Dancers, Prancers & Vixens! with special guests Well-Strung, the singing string quartet, for three performances, December 12 – 13 at Nourse Theater (275 Hayes St, San Francisco). As an iconic San Francisco institution, SFGMC presents the traditions of the holidays in an only-in-San-Francisco way. Starring the 275 men of the chorus, appearances by Santa, his elves and reindeer, a 1980s nativity scene and an ugly sweater parade; the evening will present a festive twist on holiday traditions. Performances are Friday, December 12 at 8PM and Saturday, December 13 at 2:30PM and 8PM. Tickets are available now.
October 21st, 2014
The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) broke a new record as they kicked-off the 37th season at the Four Seasons Hotel with their 9th annual fundraising gala Crescendo – Brunch with the Boys on Sunday, September 28, 2014, raising more than $100,000 to support the chorus and its programs. The Sunday brunch included a preview of selections from the upcoming season, special performances by Broadway legend Stephen Schwartz and transgendered opera phenomenon Breanna Sinclaire, a silent and live auction and an awards ceremony that paid tribute to Stephen Schwartz, GRAMMY winner Leslie Ann Jones and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
August 28th, 2014
Today, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) Artistic Director, Dr. Timothy Seelig, announced the lineup for their 37th season, Journey. Featuring three seasonal concerts with the 250 men of the chorus, Journey includes the festive seasonal show Home For the Holidays at the Nourse Theater on December 12 and 13, 2014; a fearless performance of new commissioned works in Love is… at Davies Symphony Hall on April 1 and 2, 2015; and a celebration of the fabulous music of Sir Elton John in Hello, Yellow Brick Road at Nourse Theatre, June 24 – 26, 2015. Beginning with the annual kick-off preview event, Crescendo at the Four Seasons Hotel on Sunday, September 28, the new season will also commemorate the 25th anniversary performance of Home for the Holidays at the Castro Theatre with three performances on December 24, 2014. In addition, SFGMC will take their legendary holiday performance to Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa on December 6 and Peace United Church of Christ in Santa Cruz on December 7. Season tickets range in price from $100 – $160 and are available now by visiting www.SFGMC.org or by calling 415.865.3650. Single show tickets go on sale Tuesday, October 21, 2014.
November 18th, 2015
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