25th Anniversary

NHGMC’s 25th Silver Anniversary is underway! We’re planning many exciting Anniversary events, including two amazing anniversary concert series in December 2022 and May 2023. We want you, our wonderful friends and fans, to celebrate with our Chorus family.

25th Silver Anniversary Concert Series

  • 25th Anniversary 2022 Holiday Concert Series: Suddenly Silver Bells*
    • Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 7:30 pm
    • Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 4:00 pm
    • Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 7:30 pm
    • Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 4:00 pm

  • 25th Anniversary Spring 2023 Concert Series: Silver Seasons of Love – How Do You Measure 25 Years?*
    • Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 7:30 pm
    • Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 4:00 pm
    • Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 7:30 pm
    • Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 4:00 pm

      *Locations to be announced. At these concerts, for the first time in our history, we’ll be projecting many endearing, beautiful video segments, most of which will be accompanied by live songs performed by the Chorus. You won’t want to miss it!

Other Anniversary Activities and Celebrations

Planning for many other exciting Silver Anniversary activities, events, and commemorations this year and next year is underway. Please check this page regularly for more details. These activities include:

  • NHGMC “25 MOMENTS” HISTORY MUSEUM: To commemorate our 25th Anniversary, we are creating a real physical museum of our Chorus’s history that we will put on public display at our anniversary concerts, as well as other public venues. The museum will showcase 30 upright panel displays, 25 of which will feature photos and information documenting NHGMC’s most major events and milestones in our history. Stay tuned!

  • 25th ANNIVERSARY PARTY and NHGMC NIGHT at OCEAN GAMING CASINO, HAMPTON BEACH – OCTOBER 1, 2022: On Saturday, October 1, come out to the Ocean Gaming Casino, 81 Ocean Boulevard, Hampton Beach, and join us for drinks, food, gaming, and a special private party to celebrate our Silver Anniversary in the casino’s beautiful function room. Play blackjack and other games, meet/greet and party with our Chorus family. No cover. All welcome. A portion of the casino’s proceeds will go toward our 25th Anniversary fund. Time and other details to be announced. Especially if you live in the Seacoast region, save the date and don’t miss it!

  • 25th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE MUSIC COMPILATION: We plan to publish about a half dozen song tracks, from live recordings of previous concerts, and make them available for streaming or sale, as Silver Anniversary commemorative songs, via iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, YouTube, and so on. Watch for the release this summer.

  • 25TH ANNIVERSARY STORE – SHOP ONLINE: Coming this summer to the SHOP page of our website… another online store where you can purchase 25th Anniversary clothing and other gear (with our anniversary logo). Watch for announcements.

  • OTHER ANNIVERSARY EVENTS: We are also working on sponsoring these other possible anniversary-related activities. Stay tuned, as details become available.
    • Anniversary Karaoke Night and Raffle
    • Performance of in the New Hampshire State House
    • Performance of the National Anthem at one or more sports events
    • Anniversary outreach and Pride performances

Please make a donation to our 25th Anniversary Fund

As a not-for-profit musical group, we rely on donors and sponsors to help fund our Silver Anniversary celebrations and activities. Please, whatever you can afford, help our Chorus family throw the best quarter-century extravaganza ever!

To make a donation, click the DONATE NOW button or scan the QR code below to go to the anniversary online donation site.

Donations are tax deductible!  All donors will receive recognition in our concert programs. Thank you!

Thank you for making Our 25th Anniversary Online Auction a great success! Thank you, auction donors!

NHGMC’s first-ever Online Auction was a great succdess! It raised $2500 that will benefit our 25th Anniversary year celebrations. Thanks to all who participated in the auction – and congrats to the winning bidders. We especially offer our heartfelt gratitude to the following businesses and individuals who generously donated items for bidding:

  • The Notchland Inn (Les Schoof and Ed Butler)
  • Officially Knotted Bowties (Lionel Loveless)
  • Able Ebenezer Brewing Company (Chris Clement)
  • Phil’s Crafty Creations (Phil Letourneau)
  • Route 1 Antiques / The Collector’s Eye (Greg Pruitt)
  • TD Bank – Kelley Gelinas
  • Gary Finger
  • Rick Carkin
  • Rob Marino
  • Tony Hichborn
  • Michael Goss
  • Jacob Weisberg
  • Stephen Ober
  • Michael Rubalcaba
  • David Arsenault
  • Paul Cioto
  • Carol Dullea
  • Manuel Asio
  • William Zuber III
  • Granville Wilkins