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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A Tale as Old as Me

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018

I grew up with my buddy Walt. So much so that I can’t remember a time in my childhood when Aladdin, Simba, and the Beast didn’t play critical roles in both what I watched and in my...

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Howard Ashman: Part of His World

Composer Marvin Hamlisch, right, is shown at the piano with lyricist Howard Ashman in New York City on Sept. 9, 1986. Hamlisch wrote the music for the new Broadway show “Smiles,” and Ashman wrote the book, lyrics and directed the show. (AP Photo/Nancy Kaye)*

“To our friend Howard, who gave a mermaid her voice and a beast his soul, we will be forever grateful. Howard Ashman 1950–1991.”