Become an ECMC Champion!

Please consider donating any amount. ECMC is a registered 501c(3) non-profit, and your contribution directly impacts our ability to perform compelling choral music and fulfill our artistic and community mission. You can make your tax-deductible contribution via the secure link below. 

If you would prefer to donate by check, please make payable to:

Gotham Performing Arts
P.O. Box 1017
New York,  New York, 10185

Please send any financial or transaction inquiries to

For more than twenty-three years, the Empire City Men’s Chorus (Gotham Performing Arts) has offered cultural inspiration through music to our members, audiences, and the greater New York LGBTQ community. The Empire City Men’s Chorus (ECMC) continues to donate our services to a variety of organizations including AIDS research, gay youth programs, community groups, and civil rights causes. By making a tax-deductible contribution to us, you can lower your tax bill while simultaneously providing vital funds that help us to sustain our positive influence in New York. We are grateful that we can count on your generosity. It is important as we journey into new ventures, that we have your support. ECMC needs you and wants to remain your champions for good. Please see examples of our direct-expenses and how your donor-level gift will help to cover them. We thank you in advance for being OUR CHAMPIONS:

Supports the commissioning of a new world premiere piece.
Defrays annual insurance, licenses, and professional membership fees
Finances performance space rental expenses
Underwrites concert program printing costs
Provides rehearsal space for one week
Pays for licensing of sheet music for a single piece
Cuts the cost of office supplies and audition space

Commissioner ($5,000+)
Visionary ($3,000 - $4,999)
Sponsor ($1,000 - $2,999)
Benefactor ($500 - $999)
Supporter ($100 - $199) 
Patron ($200 - $499)
Friend ($50 - $99)


If your company has a Matching Gifts Program or you are interested in becoming a Matching Gift Donor for ECMC please contact us at Thank you again for your interest and commitment to ECMC!


ECMC Donors

...since JANUARY 1, 2016


VISIONARY ($3,000+)

...provides annual concert performance venues
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs


SPONSOR ($1,000 - $2,999) 

...provides annual rehearsal venue
Clayton Morris


BENEFACTOR ($500 - $999)

...provides annual sheet music purchasing

BITE New York
David Conte & The Estate of Conrad Susa
Sojourn Restaurant


PATRONS ($200 - $499)

...provides annual publicity and advertising
Donald Scott Helms (In Support of Satoshi Kiyosaki)
Edward Enrique
Jack Bailey (In Support of Satoshi Kiyosaki)
James Stephen Longo
Parisa Mahdad
Renaissance Economic Development Corporation
Ronald Languedoc
Samuel Gubins (In Support of Edward Enrique)
Scott Michael Brown
Sergio Abramovich (In Support of Edward Enrique)
Steven Ostrow


SUPPORTER ($100 - $199)

...provides concert incidental expenses
Anthony Pho
Brian Kovacs (In Support of Marshall Taylor)
John Pohle
Jon Bairnsfather (In Support of Scott Michael Brown)
Jonathan Wind (In Support of Michael Cheffo)
Ronald Languedoc
Westley Todd Holiday 


Friend ($50 - $99)

...provides concert sheet music
Christopher Hoopes
Craig Goodwin-Ortiz de León
Daniel Kelleher
Monica Herbst (In Support of  Anthony Pho)
Nancy Donahoo (In Support of Benjamin Donahoo)
Nela Ordonez (In Support of Phil Ordonez)