Statement Concerning COVID-19 – Updated (April 26, 2020)
The Board of Directors of Le Chœur Gai d’Ottawa Gay Men’s Chorus (CGOGMC) would like to update our supporters, followers, friends and family on the steps the chorus has taken to keep our members and our audiences safe in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Earlier the Board had announced a temporary cancellation of rehearsals, the cancellation of our spring Cabaret, and the postponement of our spring concert to June. Unfortunately, given the City of Ottawa’s decision to prolong the closure of city-managed facilities until the end of June and the continued risk that COVID-19 poses to our membership and our friends, family, and supporters, the Board has decided to postpone the spring 2020 concert, “CGOGMC Goes to the Movies!” to next year
As disappointing as this decision may be, the Board is excited to announce a few key dates set for CGOGMC’s 2020-2021 season:
- Open rehearsals for new and returning members – September 9, 2020
- Cabaret 11 – October 9, 2020
- Holiday concert – Oh What Fun! – December 6, 2020 (tentative)
- Open rehearsals for new and returning members – January 6, 2021
- Spring concert – CGOGMC Goes to the Movies! – May 8, 2021 (tentative)
Finally, the chorus wishes to thank you for your generous support over the past year. Community-based choruses such as ours depend on your continued support so that we keep on singing! You may make donations at: CanadaHelps. As registered charity, the CGOGMC issues tax receipts for all donations over $3.
Looking forward to singing for you again soon!
In the meantime, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube and check our website for regular updates.
Le Chœur gai d’Ottawa Gay Men’s Chorus