Meet the team - Artistic Director

Artistic Director

Posted by on Jul 15, 2017

William Sauerland Artistic Director Our Artistic Director, William Sauerland, maintains a busy schedule of teaching, singing, and conducting. He is currently the Director of Choral...

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Meet the Team - Pianist

Principal Accompanist

Posted by on Mar 19, 2017

Lynden Bair Principal Accompanist Lynden is a pianist, singer, and actor who has worked for a variety of organizations, schools, and theater companies around the Bay Area....

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Meet the Team - Board

Board of Directors

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017

Gratitude through Community Service The all-volunteer board of directors is proud to support the Oakland-East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus.  Our board comprised of singers, friends...

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NED ROREM TELLS ALL!!!

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018

NED ROREM TELLS ALL!!! (Sixth in a series.) By Denis Whitaker  “I conceive all music…vocally. Whatever my music is written for— tuba, tambourine, tubular bells— it is always...

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NED ROREM TELLS ALL!!!

NED ROREM TELLS ALL!!!

(Sixth in a series.)

By Denis Whitaker 

“I conceive all music…vocally.
Whatever my music is written for—
tuba, tambourine, tubular bells—
it is always the singer within me crying to get out.”  

“Arguably no artist grows up: if he sheds the perceptions of childhood he ceases being an artist.”
Ned Rorem

“If you want to know how much I love Lenny,
listen to my songs.”
—Ned Rorem, speaking about his friend
on Medal Day at the MacDowell Colony, 1987.