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Greg James & Andrew Pelfini's Fundraiser:

Golden Gate Men's Chorus Annual Fundraiser

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Greg James & Andrew Pelfini

THE STORY:

(Captions about our pictures and videos are below our personal reflections.)

Greg: Our entire        AndrewI

family was musical   remember when I

-- tho’ mom didn’t     was seven, wanting

sing well, she took    to sing in my

violin lessons as       Parochial school

a child. (The rumor    choir. I would close

of her teacher’s         my bedroom door

apparent suicide       & sing the Magnifi-

are not true!) . . . .      cat, pretending to

We all sang on our    be Sister Patrice,

Porch with guitars     directing the choir.

& tambourines, &       But boys never got

were likened to the     to sing my dream. .

Von Trapp Family       . . . Many years

(tho’ not as cute.)       later – not a

. . . . I’ve sung with     studied musician,

GGMC for 12 years    I’ve taken vocal

& always find it          lessons, can still

both challenging        hardly read a note,

& fun.  More than       but have held my

40 or Andrew’s &       own in diverse

my family &               choruses. My most

friends have atten-      prolonged exper-

ded our concerts,       ience hwas been as

which is very              a member of GGMC

gratifying.  I hope        which has taken me

you’ll support              from an ordinary

Andrew’s & my           singer & shown me

Fundraiser for             how to soar.  And so

GGMC.! And               I do! (I still sing in

also my dream            my room, but my

of going to the             high notes sound

Riga competition         more like a rooster

next summer.             crowing.)

Picture 1:  Andrew & Greg, a happy couple of singers

Picture 2: Us at our annual musical salon, with other performers / friends

Picture 3: Friends and family at a holiday concert in 2010

Video 1: GGMC at Denver's GALA Festival 2012.

Video 2: GGMC's Queer Quristmas Quartet practicing for our performance

Video 3: Another run-through, with less than perfect results

$400

MONEY RAISED
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  • Doris Holmes

    $25

  • Ken and Tim

    $50

  • Claudia James

    $100

  • Daniel

    $25

  • Cliff Chan

    $100

  • Sarah Lamb

    $100

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20% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $58,031 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Giacomo DiGrigoli

Amount Raised

$5,915

 

59% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Glenn Stover

Amount Raised

$5,834

Fundraiser Title

Joey Piazza

Amount Raised

$5,410

 

108% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Randall Kikukawa

Amount Raised

$3,250

 

86% Raised of $3,800 Goal

Fundraiser Title

MIchael Begale

Amount Raised

$2,545

Fundraiser Title

Sean Foley

Amount Raised

$2,000

Fundraiser Title

Frederick Baumer

Amount Raised

$1,900

 

63% Raised of $3,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Allen Foster

Amount Raised

$1,473

 

98% Raised of $1,498 Goal

Donor Comments

Sarah Lamb

Sarah Lamb

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Cliff Chan

Cliff Chan

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Daniel

Daniel

DONATION: $25

Good luck! 4 years ago

Claudia James

Claudia James

DONATION: $100

In honor of our two beloved brothers whose voices bring us great joy. 4 years ago

Ken and Tim

Ken and Tim

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Doris Holmes

Doris Holmes

DONATION: $25

4 years ago