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Rave review for The Holiday Show

Washington, DC – The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC’s annual holiday spectacular, The Holiday Show, opened on December 8, 2018 at the Lincoln Theatre. Critic David Friscic of DC Metro Theater Arts writes, “Since Dr. Thea Kano has helmed the role of artistic director several years ago, I have witnessed an alchemy of musical […]

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New music from GMCW

Just in time for the holidays! GMCW announces the release of two brand-new recordings. First is the world premiere of the tenor & bass arrangement of the Maurice Duruflé Requiem that was arranged by GMCW artistic director Thea Kano and recorded live in March 2018. And one of GMCW’s vocal ensembles, Potomac Fever, has released a […]

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Greg Watkins joins GMCW as director of Seasons of Love

WASHINGTON, DC – The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC (GMCW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Watkins as the director of GMCW’s vocal ensemble Seasons of Love. Mr. Watkins will conduct the 16-member gospel and inspirational ensemble starting in the 2018-2019 Season. Greg Watkins is a born and bred Washingtonian and well-respected […]

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Dax ExclamationPoint to appear at Ropeburn 2

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC is thrilled to announce that Dax ExclamationPoint from Season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race will be our special guest and host at Ropeburn 2: Guardians of Equality to be held on October 18, 2018 at SAX Restaurant and Lounge. Dax has toured the country alongside other stars of Rupaul’s Drag […]

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GMCW featured on WHUT-TV

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC was featured on episode #205 of “ARTICO” on WHUT-TV (Howard University’s Public Television station on channel 32). The program focuses on arts in the community. Artistic Director Thea Kano spoke of the history of GMCW and its music. GMCW members Michael Smith and Marcus Brown (also a Howard […]

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DC Metro Theater Arts review of TransAmerica

On June 2-3, 2018, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC presented TransAmerica, a celebration of the transgender and genderqueer communities. Critic John Stoltenberg of DC Metro Theater Arts writes, “Featuring a stage full of soaring, sonorous voices and an astute program of songs in celebration of authentic selfhood, it was, in a word, exhilarating. […]

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Rave review for TransAmerica from MD Theatre Guide

On June 2-3, 2018, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC presented TransAmerica, a celebration of the transgender and genderqueer communities. Critic Liz Ruth-Brinegar from MD Theatre Guide gave a rave review. Ms. Ruth-Brinegar writes, “When you’re at a concert that both moves you to tears and stuns you with the quality of musicianship, you […]

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Meet our TransAmerica guest performers

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC is thrilled to welcome two special guests for our TransAmerica concert on June 2 and 3, 2018 at Lincoln Theatre. Joining GMCW will be soprano Breanna Sinclaire and advocate Vanessa Ford. BREANNA SINCLAIRÉ A native of Baltimore, MD, Breanna Sinclairé is a graduate of the esteemed Baltimore School […]

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Rave review for GMCW’s TTBB adaptation of Duruflé Requiem

On March 3, 2018, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC presented the world premiere TTBB adaptation of the Maurice Duruflé Requiem. Critic Jamie McCrary of Washington Classical Review gave a rave review of GMCW’s premiere of the work, arranged and conducted by GMCW artistic director Thea Kano. McCrary writes,”This was a high-quality, artistically nuanced performance. […]

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Transgender soprano Breanna Sinclairé to perform with GMCW

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC (GMCW) is thrilled to announce that transgender soprano Breanna Sinclairé will join GMCW as it continues its 37th season, Make America Gay Again. Ms. Sinclairé will join the Chorus for two concerts in 2018 – first for the world premiere of the tenor-bass arrangement of Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem in […]

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