Good Company

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Good Company, “Cleveland’s first openly lesbian, gay, and gay-friendly mixed chorus,” was formed in 1995 by choral director Karen Weaver. Weaver formed the choral group in order to “gather singers to study and master unique pieces from the choral chamber repertoire.” Good Company made their performance debut at Chevrei Tikvah‘s annual Pride Interfaith Service in 1995. The mixed-gender chorus has since “incorporated as a non-profit organization, released a commercially produced CD, established a regular concert series, collaborated with some of the area’s best instrumentalists, appeared in some of the area’s best concert series, and practically tripled in number.” Good Company has performed at a variety of local and national LGBT+ community events over the years, including at annual Cleveland Pride events and HRC Cleveland Dinners. Since 2001, Good Company has held its weekly rehearsals at Lakewood Presbyterian Church (14502 Detroit Avenue). The chorus puts on roughly 2-3 concerts per annual concert season.

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  • “About Us.” Good Company.
  • Good Company: A Vocal Ensemble. Facebook.
  • “Good Company Programs.” Good Company.
  • Hathaway, Daniel. “Review: Good Company: A Vocal Ensemble at Lakewood Presbyterian (May 19).” May 23, 2013.
  • “History.” Good Company.
  • “Interfaith Pride Service Set For Friday, June 16th.” Gay People’s Chronicle. Pride Guide 1995. Page 31.
  • “Local Ensembles Join for Choral Program ‘Works of Love’ in Lakewood.” Cool Cleveland. January 2015.
  • Weaver, Karen. “Good Company Singers Share a Passion for Choral Music.” Gay People’s Chronicle. Pride Guide 2004. Page A-23.
  • Weaver, Karen. “Mixed Chorus Has Two June Concerts.” Gay People’s Chronicle. Pride Guide 1997. Page B-23.
  • Weaver, Karen. “Mixed Chorus Seeks New Voices for Their 20th Season.” Gay People’s Chronicle. Pride Guide 2009. Page 20.
  • Woodard, Jeff. “Cleveland Choruses Prepare For A Summer of Song.” Gay People’s Chronicle. Pride Guide 2000. Page B-15.
  • Woodard, Jeff. “Premiere, Sellout Crowds Mark Cleveland Chorus Season.” Gay People’s Chronicle. Pride Guide 2001. Page B-5.
14502 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107

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