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May 30th – last day to request a full refund for your registration less a $20 processing fee; after that date you GALA will give you a 50% refund

June 6th – last day to register and pay offline via bank check; after that date only online payments will be accepted for new registrations

June 13th – last day to make changes to your name badge information

June 13th – last day to pay outstanding registration invoices

Go to the GALA Festival registration page for more information.

Streaming broadcast of GALA Performances

Festival 2016 is bursting with new and exciting initiatives, one of these is a live, streaming broadcast of Coffee Concerts and Blockbuster Concerts. Not only will these live video productions be screened at Festival itself, but they will be available online. Read more

Housing Registration Opens January 18th

You may reserve a room for GALA Festival 2016 at any one of the fourteen Festival Hotels starting at 7:00 PM Central Time on Monday, January 18th. Now! Go to The hotels are all within an easy walking distance to the Denver Performing Arts Complex (DPAC) — eleven of the Festival hotels are within three blocks of the DPAC. Read more

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House

We are so excited to be performing at this amazing venue! Here’s a little more info about this stunning space:

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House, colloquially known as “the Ellie,” is the premier venue inside of the historic Quigg Newton Denver Municipal Auditorium. Read more

GALA Festival 2016 Performance Schedule

***Newly updated schedules, check them out***

Once again, CGMC kicks off the first concert block of the Festival with a performance on Sunday, July 3 at 12:00 Noon in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. For a complete look at the Festival schedules click on a link below or go to the Festival 2016 Programming page.

Chorus Performance Schedule (PDF)

Ensemble Performance Schedule (PDF)

Festival Overview Schedule (PDF) Read more