Quire Milestones

April 1995
Founding, Rick Yramategui, Director
June 1995
First performance at Iowa City Pride Talent show
December 1995
First season’s concert, about 16 members
First Martin L King University convocation performance
January 1997
First Interfaith Martin L King Service
Joined the international organization Gay and Lesbian Associated (GALA) Choruses, Inc.
Fall 1997
Officially adopted organizational by-laws
December 1998
Last performace with Rick Yramategui as Director
Spring 1999
Marlys Boote becomes Director
Fall 2000
Linda Kroon joins as Co-Director
November 2007
One Voice, Minnesota’s Mixed GLBTA Chorus performs with The Quire
Fall 2009/Spring 2010
Guest Directors:  Regenia Bailey, Susan Beckett, David Evans, Avery Willis
Summer 2010
Celebration of The Quire’s 15th Anniversary
Fall 2010/Spring 2011
Kurt Juhl joins as Co-Director
Spring 2012
Michael Schnack joins as Director
Fall 2012
Peter Grau joins as Director
Fall 2014
Carl Rowles joins as Director
Spring 2015
Patrick Zubiate joins as Director
Fall 2016
Gayle Hartwig joins as Director

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