It’s official! The HGMC is now a registered charity!

As of January 1, 2015, the Hamilton Gay Men’s Chorus is now a registered charity with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

You may view our CRA profile here.

Donate Now Through!

Donate Now Through!

To make a tax-deductible donation to support the work of the Chorus, please visit the HGMC’s page on, or click the “Donate Now” button at the right.

If you have questions about making a donation to support the work of the Chorus, send us a note using our feedback form and our Fundraising and Finance chair (or our Treasurer) will contact you.

HGMC nominated for Niagara Unity Awards 2015–Please vote!

hgmclogocolourRecently the HGMC was delighted to learn that our group has been nominated for two Niagara Unity Awards–the Community Culture Unity Award and the Best Performance of the Year Award (2014)!  In addition, HGMC member and former president Lorne Gretsinger has been nominated for the Johnathon Crawford Award.

Now we ask all of our friends and supporters to vote for us in the categories for which we have been nominated. For the full list of nominees, and to vote, please visit

Voting is currently open until April 30, 2015.

Here’s a little more information about the awards, sent to us by Phil Gourlay, Event Director for Pride Niagara:

Pride Niagara has collected all the nominations for the upcoming Annual Niagara Unity Awards.  These awards showcase the important successes of individuals and groups that have made an impact for the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) community here in the Niagara Region.  To help determine the winner, Pride Niagara is calling on the community to vote for any of the top five nominees from each of the award categories.

The Niagara Unity Awards will be held on Wednesday, June 3rd at Amici’s Banquet Hall & Conference Centre (2740 Merrittville Highway, Thorold) with doors opening at 6pm.  The event will include an opening winery reception by Hernder Estates Winery, a formal three course dinner, live entertainment, a fabulous silent auction, and the awards ceremony itself.  Pride Niagara is excited to announce the special live entertainment for the evening will be Female Delusionist “Extra-Ordinaire” Miss Conception. Tickets are only $45 or $360 for a table of 8 and can be ordered online at and choosing Pride Niagara 2nd Annual Unity Awards.

The HGMC is delighted to be nominated, and wishes all nominees the best of luck.  Now, to the polls, all!

Come to the cabaret–tickets available at the door!

Advance ticket sales for our 2015 cabaret When I Knew are now closed. However, you may still purchase tickets at the door for $25 (cash) each. We look forward to seeing you at the show!

Our next show: When I Knew…a cabaret
Date: Saturday, February 21, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Venue: Christ’s Church Cathedral, 252 James St. N., Hamilton

“When I Knew” advance tickets available until Feb. 20th at 11:00 pm

Take advantage of the advance ticket pricing for our third annual cabaret, When I Knew, which takes place this Saturday (February 21st) at 7:30 pm at Christ’s Church Cathedral (252 James St. N., Hamilton).

You can purchase advance tickets online for $20 each; or save $20 by purchasing a group of 8 tickets for $140.  But don’t delay; advance sales end Friday, February 20th at 11:00 pm.  After that, tickets will be $25 (cash) at the door.

Buy online now, and we’ll see you at the cabaret.

Michael Wilmot, HGMC box office assistant