Review: Gay Men’s Chorus of L.A. Tackles Bullying with Remembrance and Grace

By Humberto Capiro on March 2, 2015 for Living Out Loud - Los Angeles Both the Clementi family and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA) have experienced great loss due to homophobia. For the Clementi family, it was the suicide…

In 'Tyler's Suite,' voices unite against bullying - LA Times

By TRE'VELL ANDERSON (Los Angeles Times) - February 28, 2015 hen Jane Clementi's son Tyler went off to Rutgers University in fall 2010 and began playing violin for a school orchestra composed primarily of upperclassmen and graduate students,…
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Honoring the Memory of Tyler Clementi

Jane Clementi speaks to The Advocate about this Saturday's musical tribute to her son. By Gina Vivinetto for The Advocate - February 27 2015 It’s been four and a half years since the world mourned the death of Tyler Clementi, the…

IGB Tour - Appleton, Tuesday February 17, 2015

The tour presented the IGB Experience at Appleton East and Menasha High Schools.  Cheryl Anderson, a reporter from Post-Crescent Media interviewed the cast after the Appleton East presentation, and that article can be read here. Below…

Tyler's Suite - why we sing about Tyler Clementi

yler Clementi was a smart, talented and creative young man. He had a kind heart and bright spirit, and was deeply loved by his family and friends. He grew up with a passion for music and was an accomplished violinist. Tyler began playing the…

A Life Without Music

Three years ago, Deondray often sat by himself during his lunch period.  A junior in high school, he struggled with being gay, fearing for his and his family's safety.  It was this fear that kept him from believing and having the confidence…

We're in the List - Top 13 Shows!!!

Curtain Call: 13 Shows That Earned a Standing Ovation in 2014 GMCLA’s performance of I Am Harvey Milk at Disney Hall Andrew Lippa, composer of such Broadway musicals as The Addams Family and Big Fish, created a one-hour piece that’s…

GMCLA in Rob Cantor's "Shia LaBeouf" video

A few weeks ago members of GMCLA were asked to participate in a new video produced by Rob Cantor. Here's the link to "Shia LaBeouf - Live:" ‪http://t.co/UtnW1AQQlN , which now has over 4.000,000 hits! Backstory from Rob Cantor: "I…

GMCLA - 35th Anniversary - a look back #gmcla

GMCLA conductor Joe Nadeau led a lively and touching two-act program for GMCLA's 35th Anniversary concert at Walt Disney Hall this past weekend to a nearly sold-out crowd. As Executive Director Christopher Verdugo delivered an inspirational…

From the Conductor's Corner

Joe Nadeau is the Artistic Director of GMCLA. He leads and coordinates the artistic excellence you have to come to expect from GMCLA. As Joe prepares for his first Summer Concert we asked him what we can expect from this performance,…