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GALA

July 2nd to July 6th
The Rainbow Chorale will be traveling to Denver to participate in GALA Choruses Festival 2016.
Both the full Chorale and PRISM will perform 30-minute sets to a packed house of fellow LGBT choruses, allies, friends, supporters and fans.

We would love all of our members to have the opportunity to participate.
To help this effort, please donate to our GALA Fund.


Delaware Division of the Arts

The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com

Welcome

The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware is a non-profit Delaware community chorus that provides members of the lesbian, gay male, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community and their straight friends and allies with opportunities to perform high-quality choral music in a supportive and affirming environment.


RCD Fundraiser

Give Out Day

Thursday • May 21, 2015

RCD participates in GIVE OUT DAY for the second year in a row! Help us elicit change through music.

Visit GiveOutDay.org and search for The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware, then click DONATE NOW.

It's that simple!


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Fundraiser

Halloween Bingo

October 25, 2015
Doors Open: 6pm
First Game: 7pm

Cranston Heights Company get map
3306 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE

It’s autumn, time for Halloween Bingo! AIDS Delaware and The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware will once again join forces to present this fun event. Local drag personalities, Anita Mann and Karyn Thomas, will bring that certain je ne sais quoi to Halloween Bingo making it a memorable, must-attend every-year affair.

Costumes are encouraged!
Admission begins at $12 per person.


RCD - Winter 2016 Open Call

Spring 2016

Open Call

for June’s concert
Everyone Sing OUT!

Monday, April 4, 2016
Monday, April 11, 2016
Starts 6pm • Rehearsal follows at 7pm

Westminster Presbyterian Church get map
Pennsylvania Ave & Rodney St • Wilmington DE

Friendly, no-pressure joining process!

  • No audition, new members informally meet
    with our artistic staff for voice placement as
    Soprano, Alto, Tenor or Bass.
  • Ability to read music, helpful — but not required.
  • Can't make the dates? Have a question?
  • Visit Joining the RCD for more details.

June's concert, Everyone Sing OUT!, will be performed by the entire Chorale

July 2-6, 2016 in Denver, Colorado
New members are welcome to join other participating Chorale members for GALA Festival 2016, the world's largest LGBT choral music event.


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Fundraiser

Nom Nom Popcorn

Ends December 7, 2015

Nom Nom Popcorn, a family-owned business located in Ohio, makes amazing Gourmet Popcorn in over 70 traditional and modern flavors. Gourmet Popcorn is a trending snack item in 2015 (really, you can look it up!) They use high quality ingredients. Flavors such as “Cookies and Cream” and “Toffee” contain top notch candy, cookie, cereal, nut, pretzel and other add-ins. This stuff is goooood.

Nom Nom Popcorn will provide RCD with 40% earnings on popcorn sales (not including shipping costs). At this %, our earnings add up very fast!



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A Special GALA Premiere

Everyone Sing OUT!

4:00 pm Saturday • June 18, 2016

Epworth United Methodist Churchget map
19285 Holland Glade Road • Rehoboth Beach DE

The Rainbow Chorale welcomes guest choruses:

  • Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus
  • Anna Crusis Women’s Choir
  • New Wave Singers of Baltimore

All of these groups will be traveling to Denver in July to participate in GALA Choruses Festival 2016. This choral festival, held every four years, unites hundreds of LGBT choruses from all over the US and the world.

For this concert, each chorus will be presenting their repertoire for the Festival — giving our Delaware audience and visitors the opportunity to help celebrate and partake in the “GALA experience.”

Online sales closed • Tickets available at the door


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Silent Auction GALA Fundraiser

Summer Fun!

Saturday • June 18, 2016

Epworth United Methodist Church get map
19285 Holland Glade Road • Rehoboth Beach DE

The Rainbow Chorale is seeking quality items or services to be donated for auction. We encourage donated items to be focused on things to help you relax and have fun this summer. Please donate an item, service, work of art, gift package, or gift certificate. Proceeds go to RCD GALA Fund.

Auction Floor Bidding Times

  • Before the concert from 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • During the concert's extended Intermission
  • 10 min following the concert. (to make final bids)
  • Winners will be announced shortly after the bidding closes. Cash & Credit Cards accepted

GALA Choruses

Festival 2016 Denver

July 2-6, 2016

GALA Choruses (pronounced GAY-la) is the international association serving the LGBT choral movement. Its beginnings can be traced back to 1975 with choruses being formed in Philadelphia and San Francisco, followed by New York, Dallas, Los Angeles and many other cities. GALA Choruses’ signature event is its Festival, which is held every four years in a different host city. The Festival brings together over 130 choruses and 6000 singers.

Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Rainbow Chorale performance schedule

  • Prism – Saturday, July 2 • 9 pm
    The Stage Theatre
  • Chorale – Wednesday, July 6 • 4:30 pm
    Boettcher Concert Hall

Artistic Director

Search

The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware is searching for a new Artistic Director for our 2016-2017 season.

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Ongoing Fundraiser

Amazon Smile

Shop at Amazon.com and Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase to the Rainbow Chorale. Just go to smile.amazon.com every time you want to shop at Amazon. All you have to do is login with your username and password like usual (or open a new Amazon.com account) There's no extra charge for you. What a swell way to support the Chorale!

Don't forget to bookmark this link!


Page Updated: June 17, 2016