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04/08/22

Cincinnati Men’s Chorus is seeking a Principal Accompanist 

The Cincinnati Men’s Chorus is looking for qualified candidates for the position of principal accompanist.  We are a GALA member community chorus made up of 40-60 GBTQIA members and their allies who sing TTBB arrangements. We present two main-stage productions each year and several other outreach engagements.   Our mission:  Through our music, we strive for excellence; support and nurture our members; entertain our audiences; and work for justice, equity, diversity, inclusion and harmony between the gay community and
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28/07/22

CMC Announces Spencer Zembrodt as Interim AD

The Cincinnati Men’s Chorus is thrilled to announce that Spencer Zembrodt has accepted the position of Interim Artistic Director for our 32nd season.  Spencer received his Masters of Music Performance in Orchestral Conducting from the State University of New York at Fredonia and his Bachelors of Music Performance in Percussion from the University of Louisville.  He was formerly Assistant Conductor of
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04/06/22

Our Brother in Song – Nivard Tuazon

It is with a sad and heavy heart that we post this message. Today we unexpectedly lost our brother in song, Nivard Tuazon. Nivard, who shared his beautiful tenor voice with us since 2000, was found early this morning by his broather. Always friendly and warm, he will truly be missed by all of us in the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus.
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25/04/22

Statement from the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus Against Ohio House Bills 616 and 454 – Add your voice!

The Cincinnati Men’s Chorus strongly and unequivocally opposes Ohio House Bill 616, otherwise known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill and Ohio House Bill 454, the “Save Adolescents From Experimentation (SAFE)” Act. This legislation is in direct conflict with our mission to work for justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, and harmony between the gay community and the community at large. Ohio
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20/04/22

Bayard Rustin: the Man Behind the Dream Online Concert

GALA Online Concerts 2022 kicks off with the 2017 premiere of Bayard Rustin: the Man Behind the Dream composed by Steve Milloy and performed by One Voice Mixed Chorus. Thursday 4/21 at 8pmET / 5pmPTSunday 4/24 at 3pmET / 12pmPT Register for free right now at https://galachoruses.streamallytix.com/. This 2017 commission honors the life and work of openly gay African American
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15/03/22

Celebrating the Choral Legacy of Dr. Ysaye Maria Barnwell

Members of CMC’s small group, the Queensmen, were honored to be one of 8 Choirs making up a 250-voice ensemble that celebrated the choral legacy of Dr. Ysaye Maria Barnwell. The Cincinnati Men’s Chorus, along with members of KUJI Men’s Chorus of Marion Correctional Institution, Mount Saint Joseph University Singers, MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, South Avondale Elementary School, World House
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08/03/22

The CMC lives its mission by showing support for the people of Ukraine

The Cincinnati Men’s Chorus was proud to be a part of a vigil to support Ukraine, held on Monday, March 7, from 7 – 8 pm at the clock tower in West Chester (off Union Center Blvd). The event was organized by The League of Women Voters and the Democratic Parties of Butler & Warren counties. The Cincinnati Men’s Chorus’s
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07/03/22

Accentuate the Positive Donations for Caracole

For our Season 31 Spring Concert, Accentuate the Positive, the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus has partnered with Caracole. The CMC has a long history of supporting AIDS service organizations from raising money for and singing at annual AIDS walks, singing at World AIDS Day, caroling at Caracole House, sponsoring the AIDS Memorial Quilt and many others.  Before and after the concert,
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09/06/20

Season 29 Events Cancelled

The Board of Directors of the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus has been continuously monitoring the situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. We have been reviewing the state updates and guidelines, along with information provided by various choruses, organizations and experts as well as attending webinars that relate to organizations like ours rehearsing and performing during the COVID crisis. We had hoped to
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04/04/20

Local GALA Chorus Directors featured in Movers and Makers April issue

The Cincinnati Men’s Chorus’s very own Artistic Director is making news! Steve Milloy spoke to David Lyman of the publication Movers & Makers Magazine about widening the understanding of race and African American culture through choral music. You can read the article by clicking here: https://issuu.com/moversmakers/docs/movers_makers_april_2020/10
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