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ENCORE ROCKS is taking off! We now have five locations in the Baltimore/Washington area including:

ENCORE ROCKS Alexandria - Convergence in Alexandria - Rheearses Wednesdays from 11:00-12:30pm

ENCORE ROCKS Annapolis - Maryland Hall for Performing Arts in Annapolis, MD - Rehearses Tuesdays from 10:30-12:00pm

ENCORE ROCKS DC - at First Congregational UCC in Washington, DC - Rehearses Thursdays from 7:00-8:30pm

ENCORE ROCKS Glen Echo - at Glen Echo Park in Bethesda, MD - Rehearses Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00pm

ENCORE ROCKS Reston - St. Anne's Episcopal Church - Rehearses Thursdays from 6:30-8:00pm

The Winter/Spring 2017 repertoire for ENCORE ROCKS. Registration is closed for the Spring semeser, but plan to Join the location nearest you in the fall!  Registration information will be posted on Encore's web site this summer.

For Rocks Spring 2017 we are singing

  • All You Need is Love  - The  Beatles
  • Longest Time -  Billy Joel
  • Forever Doo Wop - Medley
  • Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
  • Rock Roll and Remember - 50s - 80s Medley that includes:
  • Bandstand Boogie
  • Rock Around the Clock
  • That'll Be the Day
  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
  • La Bamba
  • The Twist
  • I Get Around
  • Much more!

 

 

 

 

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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!

“A majority of young people seem to develop mental arteriosclerosis forty years before they get the physical kind. Another question: why do some people remain open and elastic into extreme old age, whereas others become rigid and unproductive before they're fifty?”― Aldous Huxley, Writers At Work: The Paris Review Interviews

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As of September 2017, Encore has fifteen Chorale locations in the DC/VA/MD area, as well as six Encore ROCKS locations. Additionally, Encore continues to expand across the nation, with Affiliate Chorales at Laurel Lake Retirement Community in Hudson, OH; Reading, PA;  Littleton and Highlands Ranch, CO; Santa Clarita, CA; and six Encore Chorales and two Encore ROCKS 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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