The Alive Music Project

A Youth Outreach Program of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles

For over 37 years, GMCLA has used music to overcome prejudice. Now, we are using song to teach acceptance and equality in schools.  We’ve already reached over 45,000 students with the Alive Music Project, our unique music education program.

Three Little Words

The Ambassador Chorus, GMCLA’s chamber ensemble, performs a world premiere by composer/arranger and GMCLA performer David Marenberg.
Recorded at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, February 28, 2015

Artistic Director: Dr. Joseph P. Nadeau
Solist: Travis Sterner
Accompaniment: Well-Strung

Wrecking Ball

GMCLA’s a capella ensemble, AfterShock, performs a heartfelt cover of Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball.”
Recorded at the Alex Theatre, April 2016.

Artistic Director: Dr. Joseph P. Nadeau
Soloist: Chris Etscheid
Choreography: Billy Rugh & Michelle Benton

An overview of the Alive Music Project

Dennis Hunter – a personal story told at AMP

GMCLA member Dennis Hunter shares his personal story with students at Wright Middle School   (unedited video).

George Takei talks about GMCLA’s Alive Music Project

(The Alive Music Project)…”Continues to expand into middle and high schools throughout Los Angeles, the Alive Music Project teaches our youth about respect and helps transform school climates to be supportive of all students. “