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Encore ROCKS Fairfax

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If you love to sing the music of the fifties, sixties, seventies and beyond you'll love Encore ROCKS, Encore's Rock n Roll Chorus!  Repertoire includes music you grew up singing - and perhaps some music your kids enjoyed, too! Encore ROCKS is under the direction of Conductor David Lang. In a recent survey, a singer said, "David Lang is wonderful. I've sung for many directors over the years and he's among the best. He has infinite patience and a gift for music education and inspiration, along with a lovely sense of humor. He's a rare gem."



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Chorale Location
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, VA
Rehearsal Day Fridays
Rehearsal Time 10:30pm - Noon
Semester Begins January 19, 2018
Conductor David Lang
Chorale Master JoAnn Shaub
Registration Information

$175 registration fee includes 15 90-minute rehearsals, expert instruction, sheet music, rehearsal CD in your voice part, concert performances

Current Semester registration closed.

Winter/Spring Semester registration opening soon

 

David Lang Conducts Encore ROCKS Fairfax

langEncore ROCKS Reston is now Encore ROCKS Fairfax - with a new conductor, David Lang.

Conductor Biography
David Brian Lang is a prominent choral conductor, vocal coach, professional accompanist and concert organist throughout the greater Washington area. He has prepared choruses for performance in numerous concert halls, and worked with such notable conductors as Emil de Cou, Placido Domingo, Marvin Hamlisch, Kurt Masur, and Leonard Slatkin. Lang is now in his sixth season as artistic director for The Reston Chorale. He also serves as keyboard artist for Washington Hebrew Congregation and is sales director for Rodgers digital organs, Roland instruments, and Ruffatti pipe organs through R. A. Daffer Church Organs, Inc. of Jessup, MD.

Mr. Lang previously served as director of music and master of the choristers for Saint John Catholic Church in McLean (2005-2014); as director of music for Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Great Falls and as organist for Saint John's Episcopal Church - Lafayette Square (The Church of the Presidents). A native of Burlington, NC., Mr. Lang served as director of music / principal organist for the Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Assumption (1983-2000), and as artistic director for The Louisville Youth Choir.

Mr. Lang received a Bachelor of Music degree in choral music education and sacred music from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, and a Master of Music degree in organ performance from the University of Louisville. He has studied under such keyboard luminaries as H. Max Smith, Melvin Dickinson, Marilyn Keiser, and Bruce Neswick. Mr. Lang has been a featured performing artist and guest conductor for conventions of the American Guild of Organists (AGO), American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), Music Educators National Conference (MENC), and National Pastoral Musicians (NPM).


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Encore ROCKS Spring Performance!

The Rockers outdid themselves at their first spring concert on Sunday April 23rd at the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, DC. The Faifax Rockers were out in force, joining the Rockers from Alexandria, Annapolis, DC and Glen Echo. Watch the entire presentation and be impressed!

PHOTOS: Encore ROCKS Concert in Washington, DC April 23, 2017

AAA-KEL 5488-1-1The Encore ROCKS choruses of Alexandria, Annapolis, DC, Fairfax and Glen Echo performed one of two spring concerts at the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, DC on May 23, 2017. Encore Associate Artistic Director Jeffery Dokken Conducted.  Also featured was the Encore ROCKS Band: Ken Hall, Guitar; Raice McLeod, Drums; and John Starr, Bass and Wind Synthesizer.   Raleigh Romine narrated "Rock Roll and Remember," a tribute to Dick Clark and American Bandstand.

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Read more: PHOTOS: Encore ROCKS Concert in Washington, DC April 23, 2017

VIDEO: Encore ROCKS DC December 17, 2016

Members of the five Encore ROCKS choruses rocked DC on December 17, 2016 when they performed under the direction of Jeffery Dokken and David Allen at First Congregational UCC.