Orlando Gay Chorus Collection

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Oral History of Joel Strack
An oral history interview of Joel Strack, one of the founding members of the Orlando Gay Chorus. The interview was conducted by Tyler Campbell in the conference room at the Center for Humanities and Digital Research (CHDR) at the University of…

Oral History of Richard Lamberty
An oral history interview of Richard Lamberty, a member of the Orlando Gay Chorus, same-sex ballroom dancer, and software developer. This interview was conducted by Geoffrey Cravero at the Center for Humanities and Digital Research at the University…

Oral History of Nicholas Agon Kresky
An oral history interview of Nicholas Agon Kresky, a member of the Orlando Gay Chorus who serves on the chorus’s Music and Artistic Development Committee. The interview was conducted by Sarah Schneider at the University of Central Florida Center…

Oral History of Emmanuel J. Agon Kresky
An oral history interview of Emmanuel J. Agon Kresky, a member of the Orlando Gay Chorus. The interview was conducted by Sarah Schneider at the University of Central Florida Center for Emerging Media in Orlando, Florida, on November 17th, 2016. Some…

Oral History of Reverend Margaret E. "Peggy" Howland
An oral history interview of Reverend Margaret E. “Peggy” Howland, a member of the Orlando Gay Chorus and a former Presbyterian minister. The interview was conducted by Geoffrey Cravero at the interviewee’s residence in Orlando, Florida, on…

Oral History of Patrick Herman
An oral history interview of Patrick Herman, a member of the Orlando Gay Chorus. The interview was conducted by Sarah Schneider at Herman’s home in Orlando, Florida, on November 4th, 2016. Some of the topics covered include moving to Florida,…

Oral History of Scott Peterson
An oral history interview of Scott Peterson, a member of the Orlando Gay Chorus. The interview was conducted by Sarah Schneider at the Orlando Public Library in Orlando, Florida, on October 23rd, 2016. Some of the topics covered include an…

Premier Concerts, June 23 & 24, 1990
A program for the Orlando Gay Chorus' concert, "Premier Concerts", on June 23 and 24, 1990, at the Orlando Museum of Art. The program includes brief biographies of Music Director Dr. Charles Callahan, and Accompanist Terry E. Thomas, program notes,…

Holiday Concert, December 1, 1990
A program for the Orlando Gay Chorus' concert, "Holiday Concert", on December 1, 1990, at the Knowles Memorial Chapel at Rollins College. The program includes a checklist of concert etiquette, an events calendar, brief biographies of Music Director…

United In Pride, June 15, 1991
A program for the Orlando Gay Chorus' collaboration concert with the Tampa Bay Gay Men's Chorus, "United in Pride", on June 15, 1991, at the Beacham Theatre. The program includes brief biographies of Music Directors Dr. Charles Callahan and Kenneth…

Diversity Concert, November 7, 1991
A program for the Orlando Gay Chorus' concert, "Diversity Concert", on November 7, 1991, at the Knowles Memorial Chapel at Rollins College. The program includes program notes, an outline of the show's itinerary, and a brief history of the Orlando Gay…

Holiday Concert, December 14 & 15, 1991
A program for the Orlando Gay Chorus' concert, "Holiday Concert", on December 14 and 15, 1991, at the Knowles Memorial Chapel at Rollins College. The program includes brief biographies of Music Director Dr. Charles Callahan, and Accompanist and…

Pride Concert, June 9 & 10, 1992
A program for the Orlando Gay Chorus' concert, "Proud World, Pride Concert", on June 9 &

Sing… Be Merry, December 13, 1992
A program for the Orlando Gay Chorus' concert, "Sing... Be Merry", on December 13, 1992, at the Knowles Memorial Chapel at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. The program includes a message from President Bob Smedley, brief biographies of Music…

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Title

Orlando Gay Chorus Collection

Alternative Title

Gay Chorus Collection

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Music--Florida
Dance--United States
Gay culture--United States

Description

The Orlando Gay Chorus (OGC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts and humanitarian organization, and part of the Gay and Lesbian Association (GALA) of Choruses. Founded on Valentines Day 1990, OGC is not only one of the largest mixed gay choirs in the United States at over 100 members, but they also boast four smaller ensembles that perform annual concerts, cabarets, and a host of community events, such as Come Out With Pride, Orlando Museum of Art’s Festival of Trees, and World AIDS Day memorial services. In 2017, the group performed at over 105 events, including 15 performances for the first anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub tragedy. Members come from all walks of life and all sexual and gender orientations, including straight allies. OGC lives by the motto “Singing the World to a Better Place” and strives to use music to change attitudes and build a stronger community.

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