OUT cast 06/07/2021


OUT cast 06/07/2021


90.9 WMPG FM



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Tune in to OUT Cast on Monday, June 7 as we kick off Pride Month with an interview of Larry and Steve from the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus. They will talk about the challenges of the past year and look to what the future holds. The show will feature several excerpts of songs from the past MGMC performances for your listening enjoyment. OUT Cast’s June shows will highlight different aspects of Pride. Lawrence Jackson, Artistic Director Larry has a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst majoring in trumpet and minoring in voice. He also holds a master’s degree in Music from the University of Southern Oregon in Ashland, Oregon. He has been teaching instrumental music in the public schools for 31 years working with students from grades 5 through 12 as a conductor of concert bands and jazz bands. Larry currently teaches instrumental music grades 5-8. He is the director of three 5th and 6th grade concert and jazz bands in Falmouth where he has over 200 band students. He founded the 6th grade band and choral festival in Maine district I. He has also been the guest band conductor at the district music festivals in Districts I, III and IV. Larry also has extensive choral training. He sang with the Portland Choral Art Society for 13 years where he performed with the Masterworks chorus, the Choral Art Singers and the Camerata singers. Larry also sang with Renaissance Voices for 10 years, as well as the St. Mary Schola. He served as one of the choir directors at Unity church in Windham for several years. Larry has served as artistic director for the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus since they re-formed in 2015. Steve Floyd, President of the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus Board of Directors He is also Larry’s husband and they have been together for 29 years. He is a retired Special Education Director and worked in the field for 33 years. He has been the president of MGMC since it was reformed in 2015 and was a past president. He sings bass in the chorus as well as a number of other “duties” each concert period. You may have seen him as “Pixie Beaver” as he called Bingo for one of the MGMC fundraisers.

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OUT cast 06/07/2021