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Alexandria

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 Northern Virginia. He brings to rehearsals a light, patient, humorous and friendly attitude that will engage and inspire. 

Rehearsals are Mondays from 10:30am-12:00noon. Fall rehearsals will begin September 11, 2017 and after 15 weeks of rehearsal, concerts will be performed in December.  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.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE or at the first rehearsal.

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Jeffrey Dokken Leads Encore's Alexandria Chorale

dokkenEncore 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."

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VIDEO: Virginia Encore Chorales at Falls Church, May 19, 2017

The Alexandria, Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads, Langston Brown Community Center and Potomac Academy of George Mason University Encore Chorales performed a concert at The Falls Church, Falls Church, VA on May 19, 2017.  Encore's Founder and Artistic Director Jeanne Kelly conducted, along with Associate Artistic Director Jeffrey Dokken. David Lang, Conductor of the Encore Chorale of Reston, was the accompanist.

PHOTOS: Virginia Encore Chorales at Falls Church, May 19, 2017

IMG 0614-1The Alexandria, Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads, Langston Brown Community Center and Potomac Academy of George Mason University Encore Chorales performed a concert at The Falls Church, Falls Church, VA on May 19, 2017.  Encore's Founder and Artistic Director Jeanne Kelly conducted, along with Associate Artistic Director Jeffrey Dokken. David Lang, Conductor of the Encore Chorale of Reston, was the accompanist.

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Read more: PHOTOS: Virginia Encore Chorales at Falls Church, May 19, 2017

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