Our mission is to provide the LGBTQ+ community and their allies with a supportive and friendly environment for musical and artistic expression and, through performance, to promote social acceptance, equality, and harmony for all. We welcome all individuals to join us and see how artistic dedication within a social environment can create quality entertainment that challenges, educates, and encourages growth.

Henco Espag joined The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps Symphonic Band as Director and Conductor in 2016. Outside of the LGBAC, Henco is a composer, arranger, conductor, vocal coach, and session musician. Read more.

Henco Espag, Symphonic Band Director & Conductor

Marita Begley, the Director of The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps Marching Band, was born in love with all things band. She joined the LGBAC in 1982 and has served as director since 2004. Read more.

Marita Begley, Marching Band Director & Drum Major