Surprise proposal steals the show at Dayton Gay Men’s Chorus and DCDC concert

Tony Heston (left) proposes to Michael Reiger at the Gar Men’s Chorus concert last weekend. Submitted photo by Briana Snyder.
Tony Heston (left) proposes to Michael Reiger at the Gar Men’s Chorus concert last weekend. Submitted photo by Briana Snyder.

Credit: Briana Snyder

Credit: Briana Snyder

It’s not every day this happens.

A highlight of last weekend's Dayton Gay Men's Chorus and Dayton Contemporary Dance Company concert was a surprise marriage proposal.

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At one point in second half of the concert, singer tenor Tony Heston stepped forward, inviting tenor Michael Reiger to join him.

Tony Heston proposed to Michael Reiger at the Gar Men’s Chorus concert last weekend. Submitted photo by Briana Snyder.
Tony Heston proposed to Michael Reiger at the Gar Men’s Chorus concert last weekend. Submitted photo by Briana Snyder.

Credit: Briana Snyder

Credit: Briana Snyder

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After getting down on one knee, Heston asked: “Will you marry me?” The answer was “yes” and the audience broke into applause and cheers. In the lobby after the show, the newly-engaged couple was surrounded with hugs, love and flowers.

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