GALA Choruses and Festivals
GALA Festival 2024
July 10 - 14, 2024
Every four years GALA Choruses celebrate with a Festival where more than 6,000 diverse singers from over 100 choruses and ensembles from around the world perform. In 2024, this celebration is scheduled to take place in downtown Minneapolis. For more information about the Festival and links to the Festival venues plus information about Minneapolis, visit https://galachoruses.org/minneapolis/.
Since its inception GALA Choruses has produced nine international festivals, provided more than $40,000 in matching grants for commissioned works, and has provided more than 25 conferences and vocal training workshops. GALA Choruses supports more than 120 choruses singing to audiences totaling more than one million individuals. GALA Choruses’ holds the vision of Our Voices Win Freedom.
1983 New York
2000 San Jose
Founded in 1982 by fourteen choruses, GALA Choruses has become the leading international association of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and allied choruses. The mission of GALA Choruses is to inspire and strengthen member choruses to change their worlds through song.
By fostering the artistic and organizational development of member choruses through a wide variety of programs and services, GALA Choruses produces choral festivals, educational conferences, and several publications.
They engage in advocacy, provide grants for the commissioning of new choral works, facilitate networking within the Association, and serve as a resource center for choruses and individual associates from around the world.