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  • Encore at the Northeast Iowa School of Music

    Join Encore at the Northeast Iowa School of Music

    Sue Flogel and the NISOM Encore Chorale will be gearing up for the Fall 2016 season over the summer.  Visit the NISOM website for registration details as Fall approaches.  We welcome new singers!

    Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions or call 563-690-0151 for more information.

     

    Encore Welcomes a new affiliate at the Northeast Iowa School of Music (Fall 2014)

    Encore is pSue Flogel-NEISOMleased to announce the affiliation of the Northeast Iowa School of Music in Dubuque, Iowa, and the creation of the Dubuque Encore Chorale, with rehearsals starting October 16, 2014.  Rehearsals will be Tuesdays from 1:00-2:00pm at Oak Park Place in Dubuque.  Click here to read more on the NISOM websiteand download a registration form.  You may also Rebecca Lansing at NISOM for more information at 563-690-0151.

    The chorale director is Sue Flogel.  Ms. Flogel is a graduate of Clark College and has a Master's of Music Education from the University of Northeast Iowa.  A board-certified music therapist, she recently retired from teaching music and providing music therapy services at Eisenhower Elementary School.  She studied piano with Cecile Cummings and voice with Anne Siegrist and Sandra Anderson.  She performs regularly at the Bell Tower Theater.  In addition, she has directed over 44 youth musicals in the tri-state area.  In addition to the Encore Chorale, Ms. Flogel also teaches voice, music therapy and preschool classes at the Northeast Iowa School of Music. 

     

  • Encore Comes to York, PA!

    Encore continues to grow with a new chorale in York, Pennsylvania, starting this fall!  The Chorale will be conducted by Victor Fields, a musician with over thirty years experience including Choral Director, Church Music Director, College Teacher, Concert Organist, Piano Teacher, Collaborative Pianist and Accompanist.

    The York Encore Chorale will begin rehearsals on Thursday, October 2, 2014, 1:30-3:00pm at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 25 West Springettsbury Avenue, York, PA 17403. Handicapped parking is available. Tuition will be $100 for an 11 week semester, which includes sheet music, professional instruction and performances in holiday concerts. The chorale will perform free and open to the public concerts upon the conclusion of the rehearsal semester. For more information, contact Encore at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 301-261-5747.  You may click here to register online by credit card. 

  • Victor Fields to Conduct York Encore Chorale

    victor fieldsVictor Fields has been named Conductor of Encore's newest chorale in York, PA.  As a classically trained professional musician, he is an experienced  choral conductor, church musician, organist, pianist, music professor and private studio instructor.  His extensive background includes working, training and singing with professional, semi-professional and amateur choruses in Baltimore,  Cincinnati, Harrisburg and York, Pennsylvania.  He has conducted and taught a vast array of choral music to include sacred, secular, classical and oratorio for the past thirty years.

    Victor has been a choral singer for the past 45+ years, having started  his vocal and keyboard training as boy chorister in Episcopal church and Cathedral choirs.

    His present work in the field of choral music  includes conducting two church choirs, working with a synagogue cantor and choir, conducting and accompanying, Central PA's oldest oratorio society chorus, directing a womens chorus and training the York Symphony Chorus beginning this fall. 

    Possessing perfect pitch, excellent piano mastery,and considerable choral accompanying and score reading skills, allows him to effectively rehearse, train and accompany the Encore Chorale.  His positive attitude and demeanor along with much patience, kindness, understanding and a good sense of humor are a perfect match while working with Encore singers, both musically skilled or new to singing. 

    Victor is a great addition to the Encore Chorale program --- he welcomes all who enjoy the atmosphere of training and love the choral arts to join!

  • VIDEO: Jeanne Kelly Commencement Address University of Findlay, May 3, 2014

    Encore Founder and Executive Director delivered the Undergraduate Commencement Address at the University of Findlay, May 3, 2014. View it here.

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