SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS ANNOUNCES LINEUP FOR SEASON 42 AND PROGRAMMING AT THEIR NEW HOME, THE NATIONAL LGBTQ CENTER FOR THE ARTS

SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS   ANNOUNCES LINEUP FOR SEASON 42 AND PROGRAMMING AT THEIR NEW HOME,  THE NATIONAL LGBTQ CENTER FOR THE ARTS

On the heels of a monumental season—including the purchase of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus’s permanent home, the National LGBTQ Center for the Arts; the premiere of “Gay Chorus Deep South,” a documentary chronicling SFGMC’s groundbreaking Lavender Pen Tour; and incredible musical experiences honoring the past, present, and future of the LGBTQ rights movement—San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) Artistic Director Dr. Timothy Seelig and Executive Director Chris Verdugo announced today the lineup for Season 42. Featuring the 300 men of the chorus, the season begins with Holigays Are Here: Ring Them Bells, a holiday extravaganza at the Sydney Goldstein Theater on December 6–7, 2019; Penned in Pink! featuring music by queer composers, youth and allies, as well as the world premiere of “@QueerZ,” a choral work by composer Julian Hornik highlighting stories of queer youth on March 26, 2020 at Davies Symphony Hall; and Fabulous and Forbidden Broadway, in which SFGMC will present the Tony Award-winning Off-Broadway smash parody of musicals, as well as their own renditions of revered Broadway hits in June 2020, with the venue to be announced at a later date.

SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS PARTNERS WITH CONTENTFUL TO CREATE DIGITAL HISTORICAL ARCHIVE CHRONICLING THE CHORUS’ 40+ YEAR HISTORY

SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS PARTNERS WITH CONTENTFUL TO CREATE DIGITAL HISTORICAL ARCHIVE CHRONICLING THE CHORUS’ 40+ YEAR HISTORY

SAN FRANCISCO (August 16, 2019)—The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC)—under the leadership of Artistic Director Dr. Timothy Seelig and Executive Director Christopher Verdugo—announced today that Contentful, a leading content management system provider, will be partnering with SFGMC to contribute ongoing technical access and cloud storage for SFGMC’s new digital archive.

“GAY CHORUS DEEP SOUTH,” SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS DOCUMENTARY CHRONICLING GROUNDBREAKING LAVENDER PEN TOUR, WINS AUDIENCE AWARD AT TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

“GAY CHORUS DEEP SOUTH,” SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS DOCUMENTARY CHRONICLING GROUNDBREAKING LAVENDER PEN TOUR, WINS AUDIENCE AWARD AT TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

SAN FRANCISCO (May 7, 2019)—The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC)—under the leadership of Dr. Timothy Seelig, Artistic Director and Christopher Verdugo, Executive Director—announced today that “Gay Chorus Deep South, the documentary chronicling SFGMC’s life-changing Lavender Pen Tour through five southern states in the fall of 2017, is the recipient of the Audience Award at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival following its world premiere on Monday, April 29.  Hailed as “a powerful study in doing the unexpected” (Vice) and “one of the most moving documentaries to premiere this year” (The Daily Beast), the documentary will make its San Francisco premiere at the Frameline Film Festival on Sunday, June 30.

SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS CLOSES OUT SEASON 41 WITH QUEENS

SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS CLOSES OUT SEASON 41 WITH  QUEENS

SAN FRANCISCO (April 19, 2019) – The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC)—under the leadership of Dr. Timothy Seelig, Artistic Director and Christopher Verdugo, Executive Director—concludes Season 41 with QUEENS, a concert commemorating the past, present, and future of the LGBTQ rights movement in celebration of Pride Month. QUEENS will take place for three performances only at The Sydney Goldstein Theater (formerly Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes Street, San Francisco). The performance schedule is as follows: Friday, June 21 at 8 p.m., and Saturday, June 22 at 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets range in price from $25­–$99 and are available now by visiting www.sfgmc.org or by calling City Box Office at 415-392-4400.

Kristin Chenoweth and Adam Rippon to be Honored by the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus at the 41st Season Crescendo Gala

Kristin Chenoweth and Adam Rippon to be Honored by the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus at the 41st Season Crescendo Gala

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC), whose mission is to create extraordinary musical experiences that inspire community, activism and compassion, today announced the honorees for their annual Crescendo Gala being held on April 27 at the Fairmont San Francisco. Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth will be honored with the Vanguard Award and Olympic medalist in figure skating Adam Rippon with the Trailblazer Award. Zendesk will receive this year’s Corporate Champion Award for their commitment to LGBTQ global equality.

“GAY CHORUS DEEP SOUTH,” SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS DOCUMENTARY CHRONICLING GROUNDBREAKING LAVENDER PEN TOUR, TO MAKE WORLD PREMIERE AT TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

“GAY CHORUS DEEP SOUTH,” SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS DOCUMENTARY CHRONICLING GROUNDBREAKING LAVENDER PEN TOUR, TO MAKE WORLD PREMIERE AT TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC)—under the leadership of Dr. Timothy Seelig, Artistic Director and Christopher Verdugo, Executive Director—announced today that “Gay Chorus Deep South,” a documentary chronicling SFGMC’s life-changing Lavender Pen Tour through five southern states in the fall of 2017, will make its world premiere at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival on Monday, April 29, 2019. After the screening, there will be a special performance from members of The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus.

SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS PRESENTS THE BRITS ARE COMING!

SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS PRESENTS  THE BRITS ARE COMING!

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC)—under the leadership of Dr. Timothy Seelig, Artistic Director and Christopher Verdugo, Executive Director—continues Season 41 with The Brits are Coming!, a one-night-only salute to legendary British musicians and the wonderful music they have shared with the world. The Brits are Coming! will take place at Davies Symphony Hall (201 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco) on Friday, March 22 at 8 p.m. Tickets range in price from $25­–$125 and are available now by visiting www.sfgmc.org or by calling City Box Office at 415-392-4400.

SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER NATIONAL LGBTQ CENTER FOR THE ARTS IN SAN FRANCISCO

SAN FRANCISCO GAY MEN’S CHORUS ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER NATIONAL LGBTQ CENTER FOR THE ARTS IN SAN FRANCISCO

Today, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) announced that the first-ever National LGBTQ Center for the Arts will open in San Francisco, CA. With a primary focus on performances, public programs and community partnerships, the Center provides a space to bring the arts community and SFGMC together. Purchased for $9.6 million, the new Center will house a cutting-edge media center, provide a creative space for LGBTQ artists, serve as a meeting location for community leaders, host trainings and internship programs and more.