Following the tenure of Dr. Timothy Sarsany, Jared Bollenbacher has been named the Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus’ new artistic director. Bollenbacher, who goes by his middle name, Brayton, is no stranger to Ohio. The Indiana native earned undergraduate degrees from Ohio State, where he studied vocal performance and sexuality studies. He attended graduate school at […]
Stuart Chafetz, conductor The Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus joins the Columbus Symphony’s grand summer tradition celebrating the Fourth of July. Enjoy an evening of patriotic favorites and rousing Sousa marches, including “The Stars and Stripes Forever,” topped off with a brilliant display of fireworks!
Wild Goose Creative has recently welcomed Patrick Roehrenbeck as the newest addition to its growing team. Roehrenbeck, the former executive director of Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus and a former membership co-chair for Columbus Arts Marketing Association, now brings his extensive nonprofit experience in the arts to Wild Goose Creative, networking with members and funders and […]
The lights dim in the theater. The conductor/artistic director makes his way to the podium followed by over 90 men dressed in tuxedos; each wearing a lavender colored tie, and a red & purple ribbon on their lapel. Suddenly the theater is transformed into a place of rousing musical celebration as this chorus begins to […]
“Voices Raised, Lives Changed”. What does this phrase mean to you? Speaking out against inequality, helping those less fortunate, ensuring a voice for those who may not feel they have one, advocating against bullying. “Voices Raised, Lives Changed” can mean many things to many people. We live these words every day through our singing voices, […]
(The names in this story have been changed to protect the innocent) Martha walks into the sanctuary, realizing this is the first time she’s been in a church in the three years since her divorce. She walks towards the ushers and chuckles to herself as she notices how hard she’s been clenching her ticket. She […]