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Brisbane Pride Choir

Who we are

The Brisbane Pride Choir formed as the Brisbane Lesbian and Gay Pride Choir, in 1998. We weren’t a choir at the start but just a group of people who came together for a series of singing workshops funded by a Brisbane City Council grant. The fire was lit with those workshops and just a few months later we performed at the annual Pride Fair Day.

 

Brisbane Pride Choir

The Choir is a group of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer-friendly people who come together to sing. We think it’s important to perform in and for our local community.

Through our performances, we share with audiences the great value of a diverse, inclusive and accepting society. At events in Brisbane and throughout Queensland we have often connected with people struggling with their own sexuality or identity. As a community choir, it’s a great feeling for us to know that our performances matter.

We are an SATB (soprano, alto, tenor, bass) choir and sing a range of songs and musical styles, including traditional, contemporary and original music. A large part of our repertoire is sung a cappella.

We aim to entertain audiences in the LGBTIQ+ community as well as audiences in the wider Brisbane, national and international community.

Committee
               President: Kelly Houston
               Vice President: Tenille Flower
Secretary: Chris Bedford
               Treasurer: Kyle Manning
Music Librarian: Julia Geljon & Chris McIvor
Soprano Leader: Vacant
               Alto Leader: Lynne Penman
               Tenor Leader: Tim Matthies & Chris Bonnily
               Bass Leader: Warren Pears
Young Pride Representative: Ian Ridgway
Gig Coordinator: Kelley Dunk
Music Personnel
               Music Director: Elliot Rentoul
Piano Acompanist: Peter Ridgway

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