Meet Our Members

Doug Litwin

I have been a member of the SFLGFB since August 1985 and am proud to have performed at every one of the Dance-Along Nutcracker® shows. Since the Band moved to its current organizational structure several years ago, I have served on the Board of Directors as the Secretary (with the exception of 2010). Previous to…

Scott Shelp

Scott Shelp joined the SFLGFB in 2007 and has previously served on its Board of Directors. He plays saxophone and clarinet. Scott formerly performed with BandTogether and the Gateway Men’s Chorus in St. Louis, Missouri and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles. Scott is a registered nurse and lives in San Francisco.

Danny Weinstein

Danny is an active SF Bay Area trombonist with groups such as the Bay Area Rainbow Symphony (BARS) and the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band (SFLGFB). He has performed at two presidential inaugurals with the Lesbian and Gay Band Association (LGBA). Besides these larger groups, he performs as a trumpeter in the Oakland-based Brassavola Brass…

Heidi Beeler

I’ve been Out in Gay Mecca for 20 years. On the last Sunday of every June, I make a beeline from some point west of the Ferry Building down to City Hall, crammed between convertibles and motorcycles, dodging men on roller skates dressed in day-glo G-strings and bristling with balloons, and batting down pamphlets against…