The choir is available to all men regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.
We are an initiative of Aeolian Hall.
The chorus was founded by Rod Culham and Clark Bryan, who serve as co-directors. Approximately 40 men sing in the chorus, and we welcome men with all levels of musical knowledge to join us.
Pride Men’s Chorus London is part of a movement of LGBTQ2 Choirs in the world. In 1978 San Francisco’s Gay Men’s Chorus made an unexpected debut after the assassinations of Harvey Milk and George Moscone. Pride Men’s Chorus London made its unexpected debut at the Vigil for The Orlando Massacre hosted at Aeolian Hall on June 14, 2016. In the global arena of eroding human rights and particularly the rights of the LGBTQ2 community, we sing to enlighten and help those with closed minds and hearts to open up and celebrate diversity and love.
“PMCL is more than just a chorus. They are a family of great men who have come together to take care of each other while entertaining others.”
Pride Men’s Chorus London creates experiences through choral music that promote community, diversity, inclusivity and excellence. With the goal of combatting stereotypes and perceptions, we challenge the heteronormative worldview by inspiring our audience, the LGBTQ2 community and our broader community through advocacy and music. We celebrate victories won, we mourn lives lost, we find unconditional acceptance, and we celebrate all life in harmony, through our songs.
We will celebrate those who came before us and whose activism was hard fought. United through song, our voices will be freely heard as we fight for a nation and world where diversity is met with tolerance, equality and respect.
The Pride Men’s Chorus will seek to:
The Pride Men’s Chorus London envisions a world where the human voice is lifted up through song in celebration of diversity; where music is valued as a powerful gift and seen as a universal tool to achieve and sustain inclusivity; and where united voices are an instrument of change.
“The PCML has challenged me musically, and rewarded me personally. The repertoire is often fun, sometimes thought-provoking, but when all those voices come together in concert, there is something truly beautiful and inspiring that happens, and it is a huge privilege to be a part of that beauty.”
~ Murray Watson
The choir rehearses Sunday evenings from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Bishop Cronyn, 442 William St, London, ON.