SFGMC Appoints Christopher Verdugo as New Executive Director

SFGMC Appoints Christopher Verdugo as New Executive Director

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.

"Heartthrobs: Biggest Boy Band Ever" - tickets on sale now!

"Heartthrobs: Biggest Boy Band Ever" - tickets on sale now!

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.

SFGMC Readies 5th Annual Dragathon Event - “Dragathon Is Burning!"

SFGMC Readies 5th Annual Dragathon Event - “Dragathon Is Burning!"

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.

"Tales Of Our City: Our Lives, Our Heroes" - Exclusive Presale!

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.

SFGMC Presents "Viva Las Gaygas: A Casino Cabaret"

Come try your hand at a roulette table while watching amazing Vegas-style performances and sipping that double – all for a good cause. Featured games include poker, blackjack, and baccarat. Performances by SFGMC’s favorite Divas, Oasis’ own Baloney cast, and tons more – all emceed by SF’s finest cabaret performer, Tim Wagner!

Holiday Shows in Santa Rosa, Walnut Creek and Berkeley!

Members of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus will be visiting three other spots around the Bay Area for holiday performances this year. The show is an over-the-top celebration, full of joyful, raucous takes on classic favorites, some stunning new choral works, and plenty of kicking up of heels and cutting of rugs, in usual SFGMC style.

“Festive!: Four Years of Favorites” – Our New Holiday Recording - Out NOW!

This holiday season, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus is proud to release Festive!: Four Years of Favorites. Nineteen stunning tracks comprise this brand-new album, recorded between 2011-2015 and conducted by Dr. Timothy Seelig, SFGMC’s Artistic Director & Conductor. Festive! is available here

Dr. James Eakin III - Our New Composer In Residence!

James composed the fabulous and stunning #twitterlieder: 15 Tweets in 3 Acts song cycle, which had its world premiere this past spring at Davies Symphony Hall for our show “Passion.” The work was performed at the Twitter world headquarters, has since been recorded by the Chorus (purchase here) and published by E.C. Schirmer.

Crescendo Turns 10! - Our Annual Fundraising Gala - Oct. 11, 2015

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus kicks off Season 38: Expect the Unexpected (subscribe now!) 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