Bayou City Performing Arts

Bayou City Performing Arts

Bayou City Performing Arts has been termed "the best face of diversity in Houston".

BCPA, widely respected for community leadership in inclusion and diversity, continues to provide opportunities for a wide range of Houstonians, fulfilling its mission of excellence in music - coupled with unity and pride. 

GALA Festival 2016

Every four years, GALA Choruses hosts the largest GLBT choral festival in the world. Festival 2012 was held in Denver, CO and drew a record-breaking 6000+ delegates.  GALA Choruses is excited to announce that Festival 2016 will be held in Denver, Colorado on July 2-6, 2016.  Start building your Festival 2016 fever by watching our Born This Way video


Our 2014 - 2015 Season

Giving Voice... to live, to love.

Making Spirits Bright... A Holiday Tradition
Celebrate the holidays with the Gay Men’s Chorus of Houston and the Bayou City Women’s Chorus in a fun-filled evening of holiday favorites, breathtaking classics and outrageous surprises.  The Bayou City Chorale is sure to put you in a joyful mood and make your spirit shine. Featuring Gay Men Chorus of Houston ​and Bayou City Women’s Chorus
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 7:30pm
Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 3:00pm


Starry, Starry Night
The Bayou City Women's Chorus will delight you with songs celebrating our Celestial Bodies. It is an evening of elegant classical and fun contemporary music with a hint of humorous parody.  
Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 7:30pm


Let Freedom Sing
The Gay Men’s Chorus of Houston will celebrate diversity and pride with a review of LGBT iconic songs and people as we inspire future generations.  Elton John, Freddy Mercury, ABBA, Madonna, The Weather Girls, Harvey Milk, and Langston Hughes, to name a few.  Let’s take a moment to celebrate! 
Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 7:30pm

OPEN REHEARSALS

Our 2014-2015 Open Rehearsals for fall are: 

For the Men: September 8th, 15th and 22nd
For the Women: September 9th, 16th, and 23rd.
 

​Rehearsals begin at 7:00 pm. 
If this is your first time tovisit us,  please arrive early – between 6:00 and 6:30  – in order to meet our Membership/Mentor team and fill out some paperwork. Open rehearsals are an opportunity for you to check us out and see if you and we are a fit! 


Where Do We Rehearse ?


The Gay Men's Chorus of Houston GMCH

Bethel United Church of Christ
1107 Shepherd Drive
Houston, TX 77007 Just South of I-10


The Bayou City Women's Chorus BCWC 

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
5401 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77004 In the Museum District

Thursday, August 28th!

It's happening!!

Bayou City Performing Arts presents:    ONE STAR!


A singing competition for one lucky Star! Contestants need to bring their own music  and no words will be displayed on the screen for them. First Place winner will perform solo during the 2014-2015 season!  570 Waugh Drive/Allen Parkway 713-524-3359
​No Cover, 21+    


Click Here for the Official Rules and Entry Form