Quarryland Quickie - News for QMC Members
Season 18, The Road to Festival 2020
Issue #95 - 11/16/19
A positive performance-based community for gay and bisexual men, transmen, and their allies in South Central Indiana.  We foster talent, fellowship, pride, and understanding through excellence in vocal music.  Founded in 2002. 
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  • Performance - THIS Sunday, November 17th, call time 11:30am - see detailed information in "Performer's Corner" below

  • Rehearsal - Monday, November 18th, 7-9:30pm, First United Church - Baritones should bring snacks to feed the hungry masses.

  • Performance - Friday, November 29th, call time 7pm - see detailed information in "Performer's Corner" below

  • Performance - Sunday, December 1st, call time TBA, performance at 1pm - see detailed information in "Performer's Corner" Below

Contact the Chorus Manager (
if you're going to be late or unable to attend a rehearsal or performance.


Performer's Corner

Past rehearsal notes, upcoming rehearsal prep,
performance information, rehearsal reminders.
 Link to Chorus Connection.
  • Performance - THIS Sunday, November 17th, call time 11:30am, Indiana Memorial Union, Alumni Hall (on the IU campus).  Dress is a nice button-up shirt with a tie, slacks, dress socks and shoes.  We will perform "When You Believe".  This is a retirement brunch for our own Doug Bauder and other events are also associated with this brunch.  See the story on Doug's work at IU under "Milestones" below.

  • Rehearsal - Monday, November 18th, 7- 9:30pm.  "When you Believe" and "White Christmas" should be memorized for this rehearsal!  Baritones will bring snacks this week and ALL Quarryland Men's Chorus members are welcome and encouraged to join us for the break at 8:20pm.

  • Performance - Friday, November 29th, call time 7pm, Buskirk-Chumley Theatre (BCT) in conjunction with the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra's "Celebrate the Season".  We will perform "White Christmas" and "Baby It's Cold Outside".  Dress will be "major concert dress" - see below under "Wardrobe for Season 18".

  • Performance - Sunday, December 1st, call time TBA, performance at 1pm - World Aids Day Ceremony.  We will perform "Skye Boat Song" and "One More Light".

  • Dress Rehearsal - Friday, December 13th, 7pm.

Put details from upcoming events in the Chorus Connection calendar on your
own calendar today so you have the dates saved.


  • Wardrobe for Season 18

The chorus will be wearing matching vests, black long-sleeve dress shirts (no button-down collars), and tuxedos for major concerts.

We'll have vests at rehearsal so members may figure out the correct size to order.  Once you know your size, go to (if you haven't already done so, choose Quarryland as your charity of choice).  Then order this vest. Funding assistance is available for those who may need help in purchasing the vest.

For tuxedos - if you already own one, just bring it in for Casey to look over.  It will likely be fine. Casey also has tuxedos from Franklin College you may borrow.

Contact if you're going to be late or unable to attend rehearsal.




Personal notes about chorus members and local activities.

November Birthdays

  • 11/24: Lysander Ideker

  • 11/25: Derick Logan

  • 11/26: Cito Wyatt

  • 11/27: Sam Troxal

A story about our own Doug Bauder and his work
at Indiana University in the LGBTQ+ Culture Center


Contact Chorus Manager if you have any items of interest for this section.


It Takes a Village

Helpful hints, words of encouragement, and notes from the Board.

Board meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month, 7-9pm at First United Church.  Wednesday, November 20th is the next board meeting - this coming Wednesday.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend. If you are interested in joining the Board, look here for information.

Most recently approved Board Minutes.
Approved Annual Meeting Minutes.
Next Board meeting folder (with draft minutes from last meeting).


Here's a great way to remind WFIU and WTIU listeners that we have an upcoming concert!  Please sign-up to help with their fund drive and make sure you put "Quarryland Men’s Chorus member" in the notes so they announce us on the air while you’re volunteering!

  • You’re invited to join us for the WFIU and WTIU funding campaigns. Volunteers are needed to answer phones and take pledges when listeners call in their membership support. Taking a pledge is quite simple. If you are able to contribute your time, please claim your preferred date(s) and time(s) on the sign-up page:  A free pass for parking at the Indiana Memorial Union will be provided.


Current Board of Directors:

  • President:  Andy Kyger

  • VP/President Elect:  Greg Voshell

  • Secretary:  Christian Bowling

  • Treasurer:  Lori Garraghty - Director of Finance

  • Barbara Dennis - Director of Community Engagement

  • Michael DeNunzio - Director of Marketing

  • Luiz Lopes

  • Eric Metzler - Director of Revenue

  • Jonathan Rix

  • Ron Sebben - Chorus Manager

  • Michael Seyller - Rainbow Circle Coordinator

  • Mick Welling - Director of Membership

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  • Artistic Director:  Casey J. Hayes

  • Assistant Artistic Director:  Mitch Serslev

  • Past President:  Karen Garrett

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