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Giving to the Chorus

Posted by on Oct 1, 2013 in Blog, News | Comments Off on Giving to the Chorus

Giving to the Chorus

The Oakland East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus gives voice to a community where everyone matters. We are the largest and highest profile LGBT organization in the East Bay and we are more than performers; we are agents of change. Each and every performance is an opportunity to bring together the entire LGBT community with its allies. We need your gracious help to make this possible. As a contributor to the Oakland East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus, you can take pride in knowing that you are a valuable part of our mission and the powerful impact it...

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Artistic Director

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Meet the team - Artistic Director | Comments Off on Artistic Director

Artistic Director

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 and Vocal Activities at Chabot College and Artistic Director of the Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco. He is a former Associate Music Director for the world-renowned Pacific Boychoir Academy, and served as Director of Vocal Music at Lick-Wilmerding High School in San Francisco. Recent solo appearances as a countertenor include the American Bach Soloists, Festival...

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Farewell Stephanie

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in Thank You Stephanie! | Comments Off on Farewell Stephanie

Farewell Stephanie

The chorus is bid a fond farewell to outgoing Interim Artistic Director Stephanie Smith during her last official concerts November 30 – December 2.  The chorus and new pianist Grace Renaud surprised Stephanie with a farewell rendition of “You’ve Got a Friend” where the audience clapped and sang along.  Stephanie then introduced the final set of songs that she hand selected from her favorites of the Oakland East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus repertoire.  “I pride myself in my programming.  However I was having...

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