Encore at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall, December 26, 2019

Over 500 singers from all Encore Chorales and Encore ROCKS filled the stage of the Kennedy Center Concert Hall for the annual holiday concert.  Jeanne Kelly conducted the Chorale; Jeff Dokken Conducted ROCKS.  David Lang was the pianist and organist.  Other musicians (Chorale) included Edwin Thayer, Horn; William Thayer and Matt Wlezian Trumpets; Richard Thayer, Trombone; and Richard Michael Thayer, Timpani.  ROCKS musicians were John Starr, Bass; Ken Hall, Guitar; and Raice McLeod, Drums.

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Encore Chorales in Arlington, VA, December 20, 2019

he Alexandria, Goodwin House Baileys Crossroads, and Langston Brown Encore Chorales performed a concert at Wakefield High School, Arlington, VA, on December 20, 2019. Conductors were Jeffrey Dokken, Mary Ann East, and Ingrid Lestrud. David Lang was pianist.

Encore ROCKS Virginia December 20, 2019

Encore ROCKS Alexandria, DC, and Fairfax performed a holiday concert at Wakefield High School, Arlington, VA, December 20, 2019.  Conductors were Jeff Dokken and David Lang.  Musicians included Ken Hall, Guitar; Raice McLeod Drums; John Starr, Bass & Wind Synthesizer; and David Lang, Piano.

NYC Encore Chorale and ROCKS December 18, 2019

The New York City Encore Chorale and Encore ROCKS NYC performed a concert under the direction of Bernadette Hoke at St. Mark's at the Bowery Church, New York, December 18, 2019.  Erik Birk was the pianist.

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Encore Chorale and Encore ROCKS at Montgomery Cultural Arts Center December 15, 2019

The Washington Conservatory at Glen Echo and Schweinhaut Encore Chorales, as well as Columbia and Washington Conservatory at Glen Echo ROCKS performed a joint concert at the Montgomery Cultural Arts Center, Silver Spring, MD  on December 15, 2019. Jeanne Kelly conducted the Chorales and Jeff Dokken conducted Encore ROCKS.

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AACC & SoMD Concert December 14, 2019

The Anne Arundel Community College Encore Chorale were joined by members of the Southern Maryland Encore Chorale for a holiday concert at the Robert Pascal Center for the Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College, December 14, 2019. Jeanne Kelly was the conductor. Maribeth Gowen was the pianist.

Debut Performance of the Sentimental Journey Singers, December 1, 2019

 Encore Creativity for Older Adults was proud to present the premiere performance of our newest program, The Sentimental Journey Singers, for individuals with early-stage Alzheimer's or other memory impairment. The singers performed at St. George's Methodist Church in Fairfax, VA on December 1, 2019. Dr. Mary Ann East conducted with Rachel Tompson, pianist.

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