Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus names new director

The Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus (TCGMC) has chosen its next Artistic Director.

Ben Riggs will become the organization’s fifth Artistic Director on August 1, 2012.


Ben Riggs

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Riggs has been the Artistic Director of the Denver Gay Men’s Chorus since 2007. He also has served as Artistic Director of the Boulder Chorale, a 120-voice volunteer mixed chorus in Boulder, Colorado.

The TCGMC has been searching for a new Artistic Director since Dr. Stan Hill announced his retirement in July of last year. He has served as the Chorus’ Artistic Director for 12 years and is considered a major figure in the gay and lesbian choral movement

Dr. Hill’s final performance in the Twin Cities will be the Chorus’ Pride Weekend concert,

“They Sang to Me.”

It will be performed at Ted Mann Concert Hall on June 22 and 23.

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