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Giving Tuesday 2016

Posted by on Nov 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Giving Tuesday 2016

Oakland East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus for #GivingTuesday Global Day of Giving Takes Place this Year on November 29 [Oakland, CA] [November 29, 2016] – [The Oakland East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus (OEBGMC) is planning to promote #GivingTuesday, a global giving movement that has been driven by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world. Since its founding in 2012, millions of people have come together to support and champion the causes they believe in and the...

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OEBGMC Sings the National Anthem for the Oakland A’s

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

OEBGMC Sings the National Anthem for the Oakland A’s

The Oakland East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus sings the national anthem before the Oakland Athletics play the Texas Rangers in a MLB game at the Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. The A’s dedicated Pride Night to the victims of the Orlando, Fla. shooting. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News...

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Fundraiser – Every Voice Counts

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Fundraiser – Every Voice Counts

Every Voice Counts Fundraiser and Luncheon – September 13, 2014 – Scott’s Seafood, Oakland Join the Oakland East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus at our first annual fundraiser at Scott’s Seafood in Oakland. Enjoy a complimentary lunch while enjoying a performance by small ensembles. Learn more about how the Oakland East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus is a well-respected arts organization in the Oakland and East Bay, community and, serves the community by giving back. Meet the new Music Director, Carl Pantle, and find out why he...

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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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