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Golden Gate Men's Chorus holiday concerts

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    TO BUY TICKETS ONLINE, GO TO: http://ggmc.org/ GOLDEN GATE MEN S CHORUS PRESENTS REPEAT THE SOUNDING JOY: a choral music holiday celebration Thursday,
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      TO BUY TICKETS ONLINE, GO TO: http://ggmc.org/

      "REPEAT THE SOUNDING JOY: a choral music holiday celebration"

      Thursday, December 8th at 8:00 PM
      Saturday, December 10th at 8:00 PM
      Sunday, December 11th at 2:00 PM &
      Tuesday, December 13th at 8:00 PM
      St. Matthew's Lutheran, San Francisco
      3281-16th Street at the corner of Dolores Street

      Tickets and Availability: Tickets are now available for $20 and can be purchased:

      - Online at www.ggmc.org
      - GGMC members
      - For group tickets, contact tickets@...

      Remaining tickets will be available at the door. Student half-price discount tickets are available at the door with valid ID.

      The Golden Gate Men's Chorus (GGMC) begins its 30th season under the direction of Music Director, Joseph Piazza with the holiday concerts, Repeat the Sounding Joy: a choral music holiday celebration. Ring in the holiday season with the joyful singing and the shimmering sound of the Golden Gate Men's Chorus, under the direction of Music Director, Joseph Piazza, as they raise their voices in festive cheer to the music of Medieval, Renaissance, and modern masters.

      We promise to make spirits bright with great choral music spanning five centuries from around the globe: Russian choral masterpieces, gems from the great English Renaissance, Gaelic carols, works by Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns, and even a Beach Boys arrangement of Auld Lang Syne are just a few of the songs which will fill you with delight. We will even present "live in concert" Eric Whitacre's contemporary Christmas setting Lux Aurumque—"Light and Gold," recently featured in a "virtual chorus" performance on a YouTube video.

      It is a time for giving, for celebrating, and for bringing joy to family and friends. Be with us in concert this holiday season and join in the music-making with the Golden Gate Men's Chorus as you raise your own voice in our traditional holiday sing-along. You just may find yourself singing songs and carols from years gone by and even singing Jingle Bells to the enchanting melodies of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker!

      In the "Classical Voice" Jason Serinus says, "Quality is a given when it comes to the Golden Gate Men's Chorus. (The chorus) ... has such a high degree of musical proficiency among its members that the GGMC frequently tackles challenging repertoire that other community choruses tend to avoid." (5/11/09).

      About the GGMC

      The Golden Gate Men's Chorus is a select group of 50 men representing the ethnic and social diversity of San Francisco who share a common appreciation of choral music. The GGMC strives for musical excellence, provides a productive social fellowship for its members, and aims to present the rich tradition of choral music to the broad and diverse components of the San Francisco Bay Area community.

      The GGMC is proud to be supported by the San Francisco Grants for the Arts/SF Hotel Tax Fund and is a member of GALA Choruses, an international organization of gay- and lesbian-identified and supportive choruses.

      For more information, visit the GGMC Web site at www.ggmc.org or contact the chorus at (415) 668-GGMC.
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