SVGMC appoints new Artistic Director
- SVGMC Press Release
Dan England, publicist@...
Silicon Valley Gay Men's Chorus
P.O. Box 1207, San Jose, CA, 95108
For Immediate Release:
SILICON VALLEY GAY MEN'S CHORUS APPOINTS NEW ARTISTIC
SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 11, 2003 (http://svgmc.org/pressrel.htm) The Board=
of Directors of the Silicon Valley Gay Men's Chorus (SVGMC) proudly
announces the hiring of Daniel Hughes as the new Artistic Director for the =
Razmik Davoudian, Board President, states "Over a one year period, we
conducted an extensive and thorough nationwide search for an appropriate
artistic leader. The Board of Directors is thrilled to have found someone o=
Daniel's caliber. Not only does he have extensive choral conducting and
teaching skills, but also brings with him years of non-profit organizationa=
Hughes assumes the artistic helm of SVGMC in parallel with his ongoing
tenure as Artistic Director of The Choral Project, which he started four ye=
"I am looking forward to singing under Daniel's talented direction," said L=
Chandler, who has been a member of the chorus for all of its 20 years. "The=
Chorus is incredibly lucky to have recruited a leader of his quality and mu=
knowledge. Plus, he's a lot of fun!"
Hughes' initial task has been to program and hold auditions for the chorus'=
2003-2004 concert season. SVGMC's first concert under his direction will be=
"Winter Wonderland," a holiday concert scheduled for December 19-20, 2003
at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. "Cabaret," a Broadway =
showtunes concert is scheduled for March, followed by "One World, One
Voice" to be scheduled for a Gay Pride month performance.
The Silicon Valley Gay Men's Chorus is based in San Jose, California, and i=
a member of the Gay and Lesbian Association of Choruses, Inc. (GALA).
SVGMC is a diverse group dedicated to achieving excellence in music and
maintaining a high sense of personal and collective pride. Our mission is t=
promote fellowship within the Silicon Valley gay and lesbian communities an=
beyond, and through our music, gain the respect and esteem of all people.