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Langston Brown

Join One of Encore's "Original" Chorales!

Begun in 2001 as one of the Creativity and Aging study chorales, singing at Langston Brown actually pre-dates the creation of Encore. 

The class, designed for adults 55 years and above is instructive as well as enjoyable. Learn proper breathing techniques and how to improve your voice through tone production as Encore Founder Jeanne Kelly guides participants through weekly rehearsals in four-part singing. Jeanne is asssited by Chorale Master Mary Cottrell. The season will conclude with performances with other Encore Chorales at locations in the MD/DC/Northern Virginia area. Be a part of a true harmonic convergence-if you can talk, you can sing!

Langston Brown Encore Chorale 2016 Fall Flyer



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Combined Encore Chorales in Concert at the Kennedy Center

Encore Chorale

No auditions required

Rehearsals are Tuesdays, 1:45-3:15pm

Winter/Spring session begins Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Fee: $175 and includes 15 90-minute rehearsals, sheet music, rehearsal CD in your voice part, expert instruction, and concert performance at the conclusion of the 15 week session.

Location: Langston Brown Senior Center

2121 Culpeper Street, Arlington, VA 22207

Registration will open over the Summer - check with the Arlington County Office of Senior Adult Programs directly to register or with questions regarding registration.


You must register for singing with the Langston Brown Encore Chorale through the Arlington County Office of Senior Adult Programs. You have several options:

  • If you are a member of OSAP, register online at Class number is 917015-41 OR
  • Call 703-228-4747 and register by phone (use your Visa or MasterCard) weekdays 8:00am to 5:00pm.   OR
  • Go to an Arlington County Customer Service desk  at Langston-Brown, Lubber Run, TJ, Arlington Mill or Walter Reed Community Centers and register with check, cash or credit card.
  • Registration will be available at the first rehearsal as well.
  • Got questions? Contact the Arlington County registration staff at the number above for registration questions or  click here to leave a question for Encore staff. 

Click here to read about Encore Founder and Conductor for Langston Brown, Jeanne Kelly. 


"He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden." Plato (427 BC - 347 BC), The Republic