GALA Choruses

GALA Choruses presents

Rise Up Singing

an ongoing series of virtual concerts, collaborations, and conversations throughout 2021 to elevate our vision of a world where all voices are free. 

registration is now open for:

Coffee Concert: ReMembering - Singing Water

Thursday, October 14 at 8pm EDT / 5pm PDT

(Encore) Sunday, October 17 at 5pm EDT / 2pm PDT

Join One Voice Mixed Chorus (Minnesota’s LGBTQ and straight allies chorus) for ReMembering: Singing Water, an original choral film that explores Minnesota as a place of both home and exile for Indigenous people, LGBTQ people, and immigrants. Interconnected stories are brought to life through choral music, spoken word, animation, and life size puppets. 

Meet our guest artists, and download the concert program along with steps to listen, learn and take action. 

Sacred Resilience

Friday, November 19 at 8pm EDT / 5pm PDT

(Encore) Sunday, November 21 at 5pm EDT / 2pm PDT

Featuring a new commission by two transgender artists, composer Mari Esabel Valverde and poet Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi, this concert honors the November Transgender Day of Resilience. Sacred Resilience features trans and nonbinary singers from across the GALA Choruses movement and includes interviews, spoken word and choral music.

About GALA

GALA Choruses is an association of approximately 200 LGBTQ and allied choruses throughout the Americas, representing 12,000 diverse singers from Alaska to Maine and Canada to Brazil. The organization is best known for producing our quadrennial choral festival which has become the largest LGBT+ performing arts event in the world. The next Festival is being planned for July of 2024.  

GALA Choruses offers our members networking opportunities and Discussion Groups, an annual Leadership Symposium, a full array of administrative support, an Online Resource Library, in addition to our signature event: the quadrennial LGBTQ Music Festival!

Thank you for supporting the GALA Choruses!