Encore Chorale and Encore ROCKS singers will once again shine during their holiday concert season. All concerts are free and open to the community. See detailed schedule below and plan to attend one - or more!
Read more: Encore Holiday Concert Schedule - Mark Your Calendars Now!
Registration for Encore's Fall 2017 programs is closed effective September 30th. Sorry if we missed you! However, watch our web site for information regarding registration for the upcoming Winter-Spring semester that will begin in January 2018. Or better yet, contact us and we'll put you on our email list to ensure you get all the latest information, including the December concert schedule. Hey, if you can't sing this time around, you can at least come and watch and listen. We're truly great!
Kick off your holiday season by traveling with Encore!!!
You asked for it! You got it!
A three-day musical retreat at the gorgeous in Omni Homestead Resort, Hot Springs, Virginia
December 1 - 3, 2017
This will be Encore's second weekend getaway!
Read more: Get on the Road Again!
7- Day Tour of Montreal, St. Lawrence River, Quebec, Laval & Montmorency Falls.
Encore will perform three large concerts!
Encore is excited to announce our new Canadian Concert Tour offered in partnership with Classical Movements, a very well-regarded company who plans choral and orchestra tours for major organizations including National Symphony, major university choral programs and auditioned choirs. In short, Classical Movements loves what we are all about and they have put together a splendid Eastern Canadian trip for May 2018. Encore Chorale and Encore ROCKS will be performing 3 large concerts on our concert tour!! The tour is scheduled to depart on May 29, 2018 and runs through June 4, 2018.
Read more: Encore 2018 Canadian Concert Tour
Shayla Stern, Editorial Director of the PBS Blog, Next Avenue ("Where Grown-Ups Keep Growing") posted a great profile of Encore.
READ THE ARTICLE HERE.
Encore singers enjoyed a weekend to remember, celebrating in style, first with a party at the Mansion on O Street, Friday May 12th, and then filling the stage to overflowing at DAR Constitution Hall on Saturday for a most spectacular and memorable Tenth Anniversary Concert performance.
Read more: Encore Celebrates!
Thank you for Supporting Encore Creativity for Older Adults!
Encore is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has brought joy to many in the Baltimore-Washington area and across the nation.
With your help, we can:
- Strengthen our existing programs and maintain low fees
- Fund the staff and professional conductors needed to sustain programs
- Continue to provide program scholarships
- Provide FREE community concerts at the conclusion of each season in high visibility and quality venues
You TAX-DEDUCTIBLE donation, regardless of amount, will make a difference. There are many ways to make a donation to Encore - direct cash/credit, IRA Charitable Rollover, Stock, and more. Please review the information below to determine the method for you.
Thank you for helping bring professionally directed arts programs to our older adults. The Encore Federal EIN number is 30-0420278.
Please consider the following levels of support. Note that gifts are cumulative annually for each level of support.
|10th Anniversary Presenting Sponsor $10,000+
|Platinum Sponsor $5,000
|Gold Sponsor $2,500
|Silver Sponosr $1,000
|Bronze Sponsor $500
|Supporter $100 +
|Friend up to $100
You may contribute online using the donation form HERE or the Jeane Kelly Fund donation form HERE.
Click READ MORE to learn about the Jeanne Kelly Founder's Fund, New IRS rules re IRA rollovers, and more giving options.
Read more: Contribute to Encore!
Encore is thrilled to announce AARP as a 10th Anniversary Presenting Sponsor. This sponsorship is supporting our anniversary year celebrations and provided resources for us to offer a once-in-a-lifetime performance opportunity on the stage of DAR Constitution Hall on May 13, 2017! We are so grateful for this partnership for many reasons. AARP’s financial support contributes to our annual operating costs, tuition scholarships, professional conductor fees, equipment costs, and staffing. Most importantly, this sponsorship ensures that Encore will continue to provide free concerts to the community. ARRP advocates new discoveries and new possibilities at any age -- in perfect sync with Encore's mission to provide an excellent and artistic environment to older adults. Thank you to AARP and to all of our singers and friends of Encore for your continued support.
AARP shared this article about our exciting new partnership.
Read more: AARP is 10th Anniversary Presenting Sponsor