Meet Our Members

Bruce Sinor

Bruce has been an active member of the band since October 2000 and plays French Horn. He has served on the band’s board of directors and held numerous leadership positions over the years. He has been the force behind countless fundraising projects, partnering with many local businesses such as Eureka Valley Barbershop, The Bateman Group…

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). I was…

Scott Shelp

Scott Shelp plays saxophone and clarinet. He joined the SFLGFB in 2007 and served on its Board of Directors in 2011. In 2016 he had the honor of directing the saxophone choir at the Lesbian and Gay Band Association (LGBA) conference in Palm Springs which he considers “the coolest thing I’ve ever done.”    In…

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…