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Once again, Encore will have a very full concert schedule this spring, highlighted by our Tenth Anniversary Celebration Concert at DAR Constitution Hall on May 13, 2017. All of the nearly 1,000 Encore singers from 15 area Encore Chorales and 5 Encore ROCKS choruses will have the opportunity to perform at this concert.  For details of Encore's complete concert schedule, click READ MORE below.

All of Encore's concerts, unless otherwise indicated, are free and open to the public.

 

 

Date Time Location Chorales Singing
Saturday, April 22 3:00pm

Lexington Park United Methodist Church, Lexington Park, MD

Southern Maryland Encore Chorale
Sunday, April 23 3:00pm

Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC

All Encore ROCKS Choruses of DC/MD/VA
Wednesday, April 26 2:00pm

Asbury Solomons Island Retirement Community, Solomons, MD

Southern Maryland Encore Chorale

Wednesday, April 26 7:00pm

Lansdowne Woods, Leesburg, VA

Encore Chorales of Lansdowne Woods & Reston

Sunday, April 30 4:00pm Towson Presbyterian Church, Towson, MD

Towson and Columbia Encore Chorales

Friday, May 5 7:30pm United Christian Parish, Reston, VA Encore Chorales of Reston, Lansdowne Woods & Potomac
Saturday, May 6 7:00pm Christ Episcopal Church of Columbia, Columbia, MD Columbia and Towson Encore Chorales
Sunday, May 7 5:30pm Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church, Bethesda, MD

Schweinhaut and WCM at Glen Echo Encore Chorales

Tuesday, May 9 7:30pm

Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads, Falls Church, VA

Encore Chorales of Goodwin House & Langston Brown (Concert open to Goodwin House residents only)

Wednesday, May 10 1:00pm Southern Pines Senior Center, Lusby, MD Southern Maryland Encore Chorale
Saturday, May 13 3:00pm DAR Constitution Hall, Washington, DC

Encore 10th Anniversary Celebration Concert, all Encore Chorales & Encore ROCKS singers. 

NOTE: Admission is free but will require a ticket. Announcement of ticket availability will be posted on this web site.

Thursday, May 18 7:30pm Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC

Capital Encore Chorale

Friday, May 19 7:30pm The Falls Church, Falls Church, VA

Encore Chorales of Langston Brown, Alexandria, Potomac & Goodwin House

Saturday, May 20 5:00pm Anne Arundel Comm College Pascal Center, Arnold, MD

Encore Chorales of AACC and Southern Maryland

Sunday, May 21 3:00pm Unitarian Universalist Church of Frederick Encore Chorales of Frederick and Asbury Methodist Village
Saturday, June 3 3:30pm Asbury Methodist Village, Gaithersburg, MD

Encore Chorales of Asbury Methodist Village & Frederick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Encore is dedicated to providing an excellent and accessible artistic environment for older adults, 55 and over, regardless of experience or ability, who seek arts education and performance opportunities under a professional artist. Encore is an IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax exempt organization.

All Encore programs are conducted by professional artists who will know how to get the most from their members. So come join the excitement, either as a beginner or at an advanced level. This is an excellent way to learn how to develop or improve your musical abilities, meet new friends, and look forward to an exciting performance schedule.

You’re never too old to try something new—and have the time of your life!

"Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives." William James (1842 - 1910)

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As of September 2016, Encore has fifteen Chorale locations in the DC/VA/MD area, as well as five new Encore ROCKS locations. Additionally, Encore continues to expand across the nation, with Affiliate Chorales at Laurel Lake Retirement Community in Hudson, OH; Reading, PA; Northeast Iowa School of Music, Dubuque, IA; Littleton and Highlands Ranch, CO; Santa Clarita, CA; and six in the Chicago area. With over 1,200 singers, we believe we are the largest choral organization in the U.S.!

If you have sung sometime in your life, want to return to singing, or have never sung outside the shower, join our other music enthusiasts for weekly instructional class/rehearsals with our seasoned and professional conductors.

The Chorale classes, designed for adults 55 years and above, are educational as well as enjoyable. Participants learn proper breathing techniques and how to improve their voice through correct tone production as their conductor guides them through weekly rehearsals in three- and four-part singing. The season concludes with combined performances with other Chorales as well as local concerts at most Chorale locations.

Be a part of a true harmonic convergence-if you can talk, you can sing!

 

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