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 weekend, SFGMC was set to commemorate its 38th Anniversary at the National AIDS Memorial Grove. It was the perfect location for the Chorus to gather in such a sacred space to honor our past and all who have gone before
Your reality and fantasy will collide as SFGMC presents concerts packed with stunning music, fun surprises and amazing guests along the way. Plan now to be a part of the entire season. You won't want to miss one single moment of magnificent music, dynamic dance or drag queen divas!
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 Chorus will perform the National Anthem at the celebrated USNS Harvey Milk Naming Ceremony on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 2:00PM, held by the United States Navy. The event will take place on Treasure Island at the Great Lawn in San Francisco, CA
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.
Tickets are on sale now for our spring concert - "Tale of Our City: Our Lives, Our Heroes" - April 14 and 15, 2016 at Davies Symphony Hall. Our featured guest artists for the show are world-renowned author and LGBT activist Armistead Maupin and the magnificent 50-piece Bay Area Rainbow Symphony.