Welcome to the Rochester Gay Men's Chorus
Welcome to the home of the Rochester Gay Men’s Chorus. For more than 30 years the RGMC has exemplified excellence in choral arts by serving the Greater Rochester Community as well as all of Western New York.
We currently perform three concerts annually and also participate in many other public appearances throughout the community. Through the passion of our music, our goal is to touch the hearts and souls of all those who listen.
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Miscast Presents Formerly Unattainable Roles
Members of the RGMC will relish the opportunity to perform songs they would not have been cast for in traditional musicals. This dynamic show will be presented on Friday, June 3, at 8 pm and again on Saturday, June 4, at 2 pm, both at Blackfriars Theatre, 795 E. Main Street, Rochester.
Performances will include "Show Me" from My Fair Lady, "Big Spender" from Sweet Charity, "Somewhere That's Green" from Little Shop of Horrors, "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables, and many more.
We’ll also have a “Heads or Tails” raffle and a MAD LIB song, so the audience can join in the fun.
Seating is limited! Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door.
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Finger Lakes Pride Festival
On Saturday, June 11, we will perform at the second annual Finger Lakes Pride Festival in Geneva, New York. We’ll give a preview of Premiere and share some highlights from Miscast. For more information visit the Finger Lakes Pride website. And keep up to date with the events on their Facebook page.
Concert Season Closes with Premiere!
On Saturday, June 18, at 8 pm at Hochstein, our final concert of the 2015-16 season will feature works written specifically for the chorus, or premiered by us in the past.
We will celebrate the work of many local composers and arrangers, including Jeff Wilson, Mark Alan DeWaters, David Diamond, and our own Artistic Director Robert Strauss, Principal Pianist Mark Brennan, and chorus member Dennis Rosenbaum.
In addition, we are honored to present a musical setting of Maya Angelou's poem "Still I Rise," composed by Jeff Cubeta and Carolyn Montgomery-Forant, in tribute to Matthew Shepard.
Tickets are $17 for adults in advance ($20 at the door), $14 for students and seniors in advance ($17 at the door), and $6 for children under 12.
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Rochester ROC Pride Fest 2016 Parade
On Saturday, July 16, we will march again in the Rochester Pride parade, which has the theme “Let’s Make Magic." For more information visit the ROC Pride Fest 2016 website.