Welcome to the online home of
Out Loud Chorus
Celebrating 20 years Washtenaw County's LGBTA Chorus!
We were a hit at the Ann Arbor Art Fair!
Hope you can catch our next performance!
Would you like to sing with Out Loud Chorus?
We'd love to have you!
Come out and see if we're the right group for you!
New member nights are
September 15 & 22, 2014
When: Monday nights 7 to 9:30 pm, with snacks at ~8:15 pm. (September - May)
Who: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, straight allies, queer, questioning -
all are welcome!
For more information, go to our New Member Page
The title of our January 2015 concert is "As Time Goes By"
and it's our 20th Jubilee Anniversary concert!
The concert will feature music from OLC's past as well as pieces dating back to 16th century -
it's a musical journey through time.
Hope you'll be there!
At our May 2014 concert, "We are the Dreamers of Dreams," we asked audience members to share their dreams with us.
Click here to read the many beautiful
and heartfelt dreams they wrote!
Out Loud Chorus is a non-auditioned, community chorus. Most of our members identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered, but there is no test and we are open to all who consider themselves allies of the LGBT community. Really it is all about having fun and working hard together to make good music and put on a great show. And our practice CD's and sectional rehearsals help with learning the notes for those who don't read music.
Come check us out! We're sure
that once you meet us, you'll want to stick around for all the fun and the music.
If you need more information or if you have questions, feel free to email us at OutLoudChorus@gmail.com We will be happy to answer your questions.
Paul Haebig, DMA, has been with Out Loud Chorus since 2010 as our accompanist, and this year steps up to the podium as director. Paul has enjoyed a varied musical career as a choir director, accompanist, and organist. In 2012 he earned the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in organ performance and sacred music from the University of Michigan, where he studied with Marilyn Mason. Paul received his M.Mus. in church music from the University of Michigan, and his B.Mus. in organ performance from the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music. Active in sacred music, Paul has served as organist and choirmaster for St. Michael's in the Hills Episcopal Church in Toledo since 2011. Before leaving his native Pittsburgh he was organist and director of music for Jewish, Episcopal, and Presbyterian congregations. From 2010 to 2012 he was accompanist for the vocal music program at Ann Arbor Pioneer High School. In Pittsburgh he was accompanist and assistant director for the Renaissance City Choir, also a GALA chorus. Other performing credits in the Pittsburgh area include the concert choir of the Community College of Allegheny County, and the McKeesport Symphony Chorus. Paul lives in Ann Arbor with his partner Martin, a psychotherapist, and in his spare time enjoys cooking and working out.
Out Loud Chorus is partially supported by a grant from:
Many thanks to our concert sponsors!
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University of Michigan Spectrum Center - http://spectrumcenter.umich.edu/
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