Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles is a recognized 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization. Our annual appearances and performances help the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community connect to diverse audiences everywhere through music. Last year,our Lakeside Pride Freedom Marching Band, Lakeside Pride Symphonic Band, and shhh...OUT! Lakeside Pride Jazz Ensemble reached more than one million people. In 2011, we were named to the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame for our contributions to our community.