Quiet No More: A Choral Celebration of Stonewall

June 2019

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Original music and lyrics by Michael Shaieb for 3 movements of the multi-movement choral piece commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. Written with librettist Jason Cannon and composers ​Ann Hampton Callaway​, ​Julian Hornik, Our Lady J​, ​Michael McElroy​, and ​Jane Ramseyer Miller​. Performances took place throughout the United States in 2019, marking the largest collaboration in the history of LGBTQ choruses.

The NYCGMC premiere was 6/27/19 at Carnegie Hall in New York, and the GMCLA premiere was 8/16/19 at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.

Quiet No More​ was co-commissioned by the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus (Dr. Charles Beale, Artistic Director) and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles (Gavin Thrasher, Interim Artistic Director).


Music & Lyrics
Music & Lyrics
Music & Lyrics
Music & Lyrics
Music & Lyrics
Music & Lyrics


March 23, 2019
March 24, 2019

Heartland Men’s Chorus / Choral Spectrum / Heartsong
The Folly Theater
Kansas City, MO

April 26, 2019
April 27, 2019
April 28, 2019

Palm Springs Gay Men’s Chorus
Annenberg Theater
Palm Springs, CA

May 11, 2019

Gay Men’s Chorus of Tampa Bay
The Portico
Tampa, FL

May 17, 2019
May 18, 2019
May 19, 2019

Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus
Athenaeum Theatre / North Shore Center for the Performing Arts / Beverly Arts Center
Chicago, IL

May 18, 2019

Denver Women’s Chorus / Denver Gay Men’s Chorus
First United Methodist Church
Golden, CO

May 18, 2019

San Diego Women’s Chorus
Lincoln High School
San Diego, CA

June 6, 2019

Stonewall Chorale
Church of the Holy Apostles
New York, NY

June 22, 2019

ANNA Crusis / Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus
International House
Philadelphia, PA

June 22, 2019

Common Woman Chorus / Triangle Gay Men’s Chorus
Carolina Theatre
Greensboro, NC

June 27, 2019

New York City Gay Men’s Chorus
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall
New York, NY

June 29, 2019
June 30, 2019

Resistance and Resilience

One Voice Mixed Chorus
Ordway Concert Hall
St. Paul, MN

August 16, 2019

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles, CA