Who We Are
- We are a chorus of mothers, daughters, sisters, lovers, and grandmothers. Our common bond is a love of singing as we join to celebrate our diversity.
- We are a women’s chorus sponsored by PFLAG Juneau (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians & Gays). Individually and collectively we support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, equity, and issues.
- We are members of the International GALA Choruses (Gay And Lesbian Association of Choruses) and the Sister Singers Network.
PFLAG JUNEAU INFO:
PO BOX 32245
Juneau, AK 99803
Message Help Line (907) 463-4203
To be a positive and empowering voice in the community by performing songs which inspire equality for and acceptance of lesbian, bisexual, gay, and transgender people.
The Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Juneau Pride Chorus, as a visible and readily accessible public face of PFLAG Juneau, sings together and performs for the public to promote the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families, and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. The PFLAG Juneau Pride Chorus provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation. It sings to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.
About the Director
Leslie Wood (Conductor since 2000, member since 1997) holds a Music Education degree from University of Oregon. Leslie grew up in Wyoming in a very musical family. She began playing piano at age seven and studied it for over 20 years. Singing and choral conducting are her passions and being on the podium is her favorite place to be. Her background as a dancer and cheerleader influence her dynamic conducting style and spirit.