Tag: Jonathan Palant

Spirit of Giving: A Gathering to remember

The benefit gala commemorates 30 years of AIDS and its impact on Dallas, North Texas Arnold Wayne Jones  |  Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Charles Santos was having breakfast at Lucky’s with Jonathan Palant last summer...

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The new guys

The Turtle Creek Chorale bounces back with a new management team but the same commitment to being forever turtle ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com David Fisher hadn’t even started his first day on the...

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Chorale names interim director

Trey Jacobs The Turtle Creek Chorale has a new conductor — for now. Trey Jacobs, who until recently was an assistant professor of choral activities at Eastern Michigan University and who currently lives in Mobile, Ala., with his...

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The constancy of change

Everything changes but the dedication of the Turtle Creek Chorale members, TCC president says SEAN BAUGH  |  Special Contributor In the song “Change,” Melissa Etheridge sings, “The only thing that stays the same is change.” As...

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Palant resigns; Fisher joins TCC staff as ED

Jonathan Palant, left, and David Fisher Chorale board chair says group is on solid financial ground in the midst of ‘exciting transitions’ TAMMYE NASH | Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com As the Turtle Creek Chorale is in the...

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David Fisher named TCC executive director

David Fisher It’s been a busy week for the Turtle Creek Chorale. On Monday, they announced the departure of artistic director Jonathan Palant and a search for his successor. Now, they’ve filled their other key...

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Palant resigns post with Turtle Creek Chorale

Officers with the Turtle Creek Chorale board of directors confirmed this evening that the chorale’s artistic director, Jonathan Palant, has resigned. The Rev. Dawson B. Taylor, chair of the TCC board, said in a press...

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Let’s misbehave

Turtle Creek Chorale, from Cole Porter & beyond RICH LOPEZ  | Staff Writer lopez@dallasvoice.com OLD  KING COLE | The Turtle Creek Chorale, led by artistic director Jonathan Palant, above, closes the season with an ode to...

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Palant is new music minister for Oak Cliff church

On Thursday, the Kessler Park United Methodist Church officially announced that Turtle Creek Chorale artistic director Jonathan Palant is the congregation’s new minister of music. Palant’s inaugural service will be...

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Chorale seeks new executive director

Stephen Tosha The Turtle Creek Chorale has begun a search for a new executive director, who manages the business side of the nonprofit gay men’s chorus. The current ED, Stephen Tosha, is departing to take a position with...

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Review: Turtle Creek Chorale’s ‘O Holy Night’

Last year, the Turtle Creek Chorale performed their holiday concert — because they kinda had to — at the newly opened Winspear Opera House. It was not a success. The acoustics in the hall did not suit choral voice. The hall,...

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Best Bets • 12.17.10

Loni Love Friday 12.17 It’s gonna be a Love fest When Loni Love speaks, you better listen; especially if she’s talking about celebrities on Chelsea Lately or The World’s Dumbest. Her stand-up isn’t too bad either.  When Variety...

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On the road to Tyler with the Turtle Creek Chorale

Gay men’s chorus went to East Texas prepared for protest, but instead found a warm welcome DAVID TAFFET  |  taffet@dallasvoice.com NEW IN TOWN | Members of the Turtle Creek Chorale get off the bus in Tyler for their concert at...

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Good will toward men

Homophobia nearly derailed the TCC’s planned Tyler concert, but some scrambling saved the day — even without drag queens ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com O, HOLY CRAP | A three-year effort for the...

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Shearith Israel synagogue hosting TCC performance

Concert will mark gay chorale’s 1st-ever appearance at a Conservative Jewish temple DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com PLANNING THE PROGRAM | Turtle Creek Chorale Director Jonathan Palant, left, and Shearith...

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Giving peace a chance

Turtle Creek Chorale opens season with an interfaith concert of peace and music STEVEN LINDSEY  | Contributing Writer stevencraiglindsey@me.com FAITH, PEACE AND HARMONY | Benny Ruiz, a 17-year veteran of the chorale, is also lay...

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