The Alexandria Encore Chorale is located at Convergence, 1801 Quaker Lane, Alexandria, VA 22302 and we are proud of our partnership with this vibrant community. We welcome you to join this group of singers under the direction of conductor Jeffrey Dokken. Mr. Dokken is also the Music Director and Conductor for the Symphony Orchestra of Arlington and the Symphony Orchestra of Arlington Chorale. He brings to rehearsals a light, patient, humorous and friendly attitude that will engage and inspire.
Rehearsals are Mondays from 10:30am-12:00noon. Winter/Spring rehearsals will begin January 9, 2017 and after 15 weeks of rehearsal, concerts will be performed in May, including the Gala Tenth Anniversary Performance at DAR Constitution Hall, May 13th. Singers may be seated for rehearsals and for performances.Plan to join this dynamic group in September and sing your way through the holidays! The fee is $175 for 15 weeks of rehearsal, expert instruction, sheet music, rehearsal CD in your voice part, and performances at the end of the rehearsal period.
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Encore is privileged to have Jeffrey Dokken as a member of our distinguished faculty of choral conductors. He leads the Alexandria Encore Chorale and also conducts the new ENCORE ROCKS rock n roll choruses. Additionally, he shares conducting duties with Jeanne Kelly at the Glen Echo Chorale.
Maestro Dokken is one of today’s most exciting and vibrant conductors, composers, and musicians. Over the past decade, Jeff has performed all across the United States, and in some of America’s greatest venues including the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall. In October, 2011, Jeff traveled to Guayaquil, Ecuador to sit on an elite three member international adjudication panel for the Guayaquil Symphony Orchestra, the national orchestra of Ecuador. The past two years, Mr. Dokken has had the distinct pleasure of getting to conduct in the the White House in Washington D.C. as a part of "Holidays at the White House."
Read more: Jeffrey Dokken Leads Encore's Alexandria Chorale
The Alexandria Encore Chorale, along with members of other area Encore Chorales, performed a holiday concert at The Convergence in Alexandria, VA on December 16, 2016. Jeffrey Dokken was the conductor. Maribeth Gowen was the piano accompanist.
The Alexandria Encore Chorale performed a Holiday Concert at The Convergence in Alexandria, VA on December 16, 2016. Jeffrey Dokken conducted the Chorale. Jeanne Kelly was the piano accompanist.
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Read more: PHOTOS: Alexandria Encore Chorale Holiday Concert December 16, 2016
The Encore Chorales of Alexandria, Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads and Langston Brown performed a holiday concert at Kenmore Middle School in Arlington on December 12, 2015. Watch video of the performance below.