It was begun in by a small group of gay men under the directorship of Robert Read and led by him until Since the Chorus has rehearsed in the gymnasium of St. Thomas's Episcopal Church in New Haven.
The chorus continues to inspire other arts-based community organizations around New England. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Greg McMahan, the CTGMC is proud to maintain its high level of performance standards while maintaining its signature blend of humor and personality. We aim to portray the very best of the gay community in an authentic way.
Sincethe Silk City Chorus has been in the business of preserving the barbershop style of four-part a cappella harmony and sharing it with delighted audiences all over New England, and let me tell ya, business is booming!! Having been chartered inthe Manchester Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society has been preserving the joy of singing in the barbershop style for over 50 years in the city of Manchester. Our annual show, held in January of each year, has showcased not only the talents of our chapter, but has featured the best quartets from all over the world and has earned the reputation of a show that cannot be missed.
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