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Join the Schweinhaut Encore Chorale

MSSC-MapJoin the Encore Chorale at Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center.  MSSC is located in Silver Spring, Maryland at 1000 Forest Glen Road.

The Chorale is conducted by Encore Founder Jeanne Kelly, who is assisted by Chorale Master Arthur Karpas.

No Auditions - and singers may be seated for rehearsals and performances.

Weekly rehearsals are on Mondays from 10:30am-12:00noon.

Registration fee is $175 and includes 15 90-minute rehearsals, sheet music (yours to keep or donate as you like), expert instruction, rehearsal CD in your voice part, and concert performance opportunities at the conclusion of the 15 week session.

The Winter/Spring semester begins Monday, January 9, 2017. Plan to join us!

Click here to register online and pay using a credit card. You may pay online via credit card/Paypal, or you may opt to send a check or pay at the first rehearsal  Contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


PHOTOS: Maryland Encore Chorales Holiday Concert at Montgomery Cultural Arts Center, December 18, 2016

IMG 0495-1The Encore Chorales of Schweinhaut Senior Center and Washington Conservatory of Music at Glen Echo performed a holiday concert at the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center on December 18, 2016.  Jeanne Kelly conducted, assisted by Jeffrey Dokken. Maribeth Gowen was the piano accompanist.  Solo performers included Sharyn Byer, Flute/Piccolo and Ted Thayer, French Horn.


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