Happy Thanksgiving. What we have to be thankful for!

We are about to celebrate Thanksgiving, one of my favorite holidays of the year, perhaps most significantly because of its simplicity.  Unlike Christmas, Thanksgiving celebrates our relationships.  It is a time to get together with family…

Remember when Halloween was........

I don't know about you, but Halloween just isn't the Halloween I remember growing up.  That isn't to say that Halloween is not fun and festive (because it is) - but it is definitely different.  When I was young we would start trick-or-treating…

Why I Sing!

I officially hit the big 63 this past August!  I can now truly begin the countdown to retirement (34 months and counting), at least on paper.  But it also started me thinking about the impact music and theatre have had on me and why PGMC has…

Have You Ever Stopped to Wonder?

I don't know about you, but have you ever stopped to wonder why things are the way they are?  I have this funny little list of things that I wonder about, and while I don't think they will ever be resolved, it is nice to ponder these things…

Did you know?

PGMC will be ‘Taking its Act on the Road’ when it steps onto the stage in Beijing on September 1st, 2018, becoming the first gay chorus to tour China.  PGMC will be bringing its act to four cities, Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and Portland’s…

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step (Lao Tzu)

A JOURNEY BEGINS WHEN YOU ARE WILLING TO TAKE THE FIRST STEP! Our 2016/17 season officially closes at the end of this month, and then we will begin PGMC’s 38th season. Last spring, PGMC announced that our upcoming season (which I am unofficially…