3rd Komos International Choral Composition Competition
Komos, in collaboration with AltrEdizioni Casa Editrice, announces the 3rd Komos International Choral Composition Competition, the chief aim of which is to promote the creation and distribution of new choral repertoire related to LGBTQ culture. Participation is open to composers of any nationality, age, sex, or sexual orientation.
The Competition is dedicated to an original, unpublished composition for men’s chorus (TTBB), a cappella. The maximum duration of the work is five (5) minutes. The text must be based on gay-themed or homoerotic poetry or prose in its original language.
Texts should be in the public domain. When this is not the case, permission to set a text and publish it subsequently must be obtained in writing from the author or copyright holder and must be enclosed with the entry form.
Last call to join the European Queer Choir in Denver, USA Summer 2016
Dear singing friends
I hope this reaches you well. As you may know, I am the Musical Director of the European Queer Choir. We are doing a final call out for singers to join those who have signed up to go to Denver, USA for the GALA Choruses LGBT singing festival Summer, 2-6th July 2016. We are truly European with singers from the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark and Germany so far.
Our rehearsal weekend is taking place on 22-24th April in central London, England.
Mallorca LGBT Chorus Festival 2016
After the successfull premiere the Mallorca Gay Men's Chorus is happy to invite to a second edition of the Mallorca LGBT Chorus Festival in 2016.
May 4-8th, 2016
Please find more information in this pdf file:
and on the festival website http://www.mgchf.com
25.01.2016: Please notice the new version of the pdf file: there are now cheaper prizes because of new sponsors!
European Queer Choir to sing at the GALA festival in July 2016
If you think about to participate the GALA Festival 2016 in Denver as a single delegate there is a quite good chance for you. Please read the following invitation of Martin Brophy from London:
We are working here in London to put together a Choir, the European Queer Choir to sing at the GALA festival in July 2016. http://www.galachoruses.org/events/gala-festival
Documentary of Various Voices 2014 Dublin
The team of Various Voices 2014 Dublin (and also Legato :-) is proud to announce the documentary of the festival:
Dear Various Voices friends,
Thank you for your patience. We can now share the Various Voices Dublin 2014 documentary with you all. It is now available on Vimeo at the link below. We so understand that Vimeo is not available in some countries, but it is the best solution we have.
The documentary has been broadcast on Irish national TV, and also shown at the GAZE Dublin International LGBT Film Festival. We would love for it to be broadcast on TV in other countries, and also in any film festivals. If you have any suggestions or contacts regarding this please let us know.
General Meeting 2016: Save the Date
The Legato annual general meeting 2016 will be held at
Saturday, October 8, 2016
in Munich, Germany
The Munich team of Various Voices 2018 will show their programme plannings and venues including a concert on Saturday evening with all LGBT choirs of Munich.
Please save the date