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Encore University

Encore University

Keeping you singing, dancing, creating, and learning!


Supplemental music education taught by the best minds, all conducted via Zoom for learning wherever you are.


Our expansive Encore University curriculum is available to you for one all-inclusive tuition price.


Each 10-week course runs one hour per week.


Encore University’s Fall 2023 Semester will begin on September 18. Register today for access to live and recorded versions of all Encore University classes this semester!

Encore University Masterclasses

Encore University’s newest educational offering – a series of dynamic and wide-ranging topics tailored for you!

Encore University’s Masterclass series seamlessly blends the educational quality of Encore University with the expertise of our instructors for one class deep-dives into practical topics that you can use in your artistic journey. In our 90-minute masterclasses, renowned instructors and musicians will bring their talent to the Zoom classroom. Encore University’s Masterclass series can be enjoyed whether you’re a current Encore University student, or just a lifelong creative learner!

Encore University Masterclass #5: “Kings and Queens of…” with Joey Clark

Encore University Masterclass #5: “Kings and Queens of…” with Joey Clark

Mothers and Fathers, Kings and Queens! Join Joey Clark, esteemed Encore University educator, for a sneak peek at the next semester of Encore University.

This 90-minute Masterclass will be a royal treat and exploration of the Kings, Queens, Fathers, and Mothers of music—the minds that helped to create impactful genres of music. This is a preview into Joey’s semester-long course where we delve into the lives and performances of those who have been deemed by fans and colleagues alike as the “Kings”, “Queens”, “Mothers” and “Fathers” of music.

We will explore the genres of Gospel and Soul music as we look into the lives of Mahalia Jackson, Thomas Dorsey, Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles!

DATE AND TIMEWednesday, June 28, 7:30 PM ET – 9:00 PM ET
PRICE$15 per person

Can’t make it to the Zoom? Encore University’s flexibility extends to our Masterclass series, too! A recorded version of the presentation will be sent to all registered participants for later viewing.

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Masterclass Archive

All of our Masterclass series videos are recorded to be viewed on-demand later. If you’ve missed a Masterclass, click the links below to register for access to the archived recording of that session. Your registration email will include a link to the recorded presentation that you can watch whenever you’d like!