South Shore Men’s Chorus is the newest choral ensemble in Northwest Indiana, and the newest member of the GALA Choruses. The ensemble sings a diverse repertoire of men’s choral music from a variety of genres, from Mozart to Madonna, Bernstein to Barbra….and everything in between. SSMC shows are more than just choral concerts – they are expressions of inspiration, creativity and passion for changing the world through song.
South Shore Men’s Chorus is an auditioned men’s choral ensemble. Through high-quality musical performances, the Chorus delights and educates its audiences, builds community among its members, and contributes to the cultural landscape of Northwest Indiana.
—ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE: We strive to produce musical and artistic excellence through education, performance, and a varied repertoire.
—DIVERSITY: We honor, promote and model diversity in our membership, music and community outreach.
—COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS: We serve as musical and community leaders for the artistic and LBGT communities in NW Indiana and the entire region. We build and sustain a welcoming environment of fellowship, fun and shared musical expression for all of our members.
—EDUCATION: We use music as a tool to educate members and patrons and inspire them to learn more about music, culture and social change.
GALA Choruses, Inc. leads the North American LGBT choral movement, cultivating the artistic development of 10,000 singers from more than 190 choruses in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
GALA Choruses offers our members networking opportunities and discussion groups, an annual Leadership Symposium, a full array of administrative support, and a sizable online resource library, in addition to the quadrennial GALA Choruses Festival, which brings together singers from all over the world in a major North American city.
The next GALA Festival will be held in Minneapolis-St. Paul. Members of the South Shore Men’s Chorus will travel to the Twin Cities in July 2020 to perform, inspire, network, and learn from other singers from around the globe. For more information about the Festival, or to sponsor singers’ participation, please check back here for updates, or join our mailing list.