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summer-singEncore hopes that you miss us as much as we miss hearing your joyful and beautiful voices!!!!   So we have decided to present a grand   “SUMMER SING”   on Thursday,  August 3,   7:30 – 9pm.  Jeanne Kelly and Jeff Dokken will be ready to challenge and amuse you! 

Bring a friend! The more the merrier!! Repertoire will include the title song from Phantom of the Opera,  Showboat, with selections including Cotton Blossom, Make Believe, You Are Love, Bill, Why Do I Love You?, Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man of Mine, Dat Man and Ol Man River, and also the fabulous music of George and Ira Gershwin including Love is Here to Stay, Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off, Someone to Watch Over Me, ‘S Wonderful, Nice Work if You Can Get It, Embraceable You and I Got Rhythm. It is a spectacular repertoire for a summer evening so come join us for great singing and socializing.   

Location:   First Congregational United Church of Christ

                945 G. Street

                Washington, DC 20001

Admission:  $15.00

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call the Encore office at 301-261-5747

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About Encore

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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!

"I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'" ~ Steven Wright

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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!