Note to all Capital Encore Chorale Singers
There WILL be rehearsal on Wednesday, January 18th. For updates on road closures please check here.
Note to all DC ROCKS Singers
There WILL NOT be rehearsal on Thursday, January 19th.
Encore is the largest choral singing program for older adults in the country - and we invite you to join us in January 2017 as we begin to celebrate our Tenth Anniversary. Registration for the spring semester is now open. Click here for the registration links and more details.
With 20 programs in the Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC area, there is surely a chorale near you. Our fifteen Encore Chorale programs will rehearse for 15 weeks and present choral concerts in May featuring music of a variety of genres. The ENCORE ROCKS program will be offered at five locations - in Washington DC, Bethesda, Annapolis, Reston and Alexandria - also for 15 weeks with concerts in May. All singers will participate in our Tenth Anniversary Concert at Washington, DC's DAR Constitution Hall on May 13, 2017..
Encore also has affiliated chorales across the country and their locations and program details are available on the "Locations" tab on the website.
Encore provides artistic excellence, physical and mental benefits and the chance to socialize with people who love music. Give us a try!
Click READ MORE to see the full listing of all chorales, registration links, schedule and locations.
Read more: You're Invited to Sing with Encore!
ENCORE ROCKS is taking off! Join us in January at any of our 5 locations.
ENCORE ROCKS Alexandria - Convergence in Alexandria - Wednesdays from 11:00-12:30pm
ENCORE ROCKS Annapolis - Maryland Hall for Performing Arts in Annapolis, MD - Tuesdays from 10:30-12:00pm
ENCORE ROCKS DC - at First Congregational UCC in Washington, DC - Thursdays from 7:00-8:30pm
ENCORE ROCKS Glen Echo - at Glen Echo Park in Bethesda, MD - Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00pm
NEW! ENCORE ROCKS Reston - St. Anne's Episcopal Church - Thursdays from 6:30-8:00pm
Registration for the Alexandria, DC, and Reston locations is open now - click here for the registration links and more details - and Annapolis and Glen Echo will open soon.
Click "Read More" to see the Winter/Spring 2017 repertoire for ENCORE ROCKS.
Read more: Rock on with Encore!
After fifteen weeks of intensive rehearsals, our Encore Chorales & ENCORE ROCKS groups had wonderful concerts this season. The venues had full audiences and they loved the repertoire.
We're working diligently to get all the photos and videos of the concerts posted here. Encore's resources did not permit recording of all concerts, but most Please see the grid below for links to the concerts that were photographed or video recorded. Take a look and share them with friends and family. Individual photos may be downloaded.
CLICK "READ MORE" TO SEE LINKS TO VIDEOS AND PHOTOS
Read more: A Fantastic Encore Holiday Concert Season!
Save the dates for our annual summer choral institute camps of 2017! Registration information and camp details will be posted after the first of the year.
Washington College, Chestertown, MD
Sunday, June 25, 2017 - Thursday, June 29, 2017
Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY
Sunday, August 27, 2017 - Friday, September 1, 2017
Encore offers a three day musical retreat at the gorgeous and historic
Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia Feb. 24 to 26, 2017.
Many of you have asked for a three day retreat and we are delivering! The Homestead Resort will be celebrating their 250th anniversary and Encore will be celebrating our 10th anniversary!!!! So let’s celebrate and sing!
Beautiful rooms, scrumptious food, fun and challenging Encore rehearsals and classes, and wonderful friends. Jeff Dokken and Jeanne Kelly will conduct.
We invite singers from Encore Chorale and ENCORE ROCKS to join us.
- Single rate approximate: $755. Including room, board, resort fees, taxes, and choral program
- Double Rate approximate: $1,115. Including room, board, resort fees, taxes and choral program
Please note that a double rate includes either one couple or two friends sharing a room with two beds.
Bus transportation will be offered at approximately $110.00 and is non-refundable.
Please reserve by September 15.
Thank you for Supporting Encore Creativity for Older Adults!
Encore is a non-profit organization that has brought joy to many in the Baltimore-Washington area and across the nation. With your help, we can:
- Strengthen our existing programs and maintain low fees
- Fund the staff and professional conductors needed to sustain programs
- Continue to provide program scholarships
- Provide FREE community concerts at the conclusion of each season in high visibility and quality venues
You TAX-DEDUCTIBLE donation, regardless of amount, will make a difference. There are many ways to make a donation to Encore - direct cash/credit, IRA Charitable Rollover, Stock, and more. Please review the information below to determine the method for you.
Thank you for helping bring professionally directed arts programs to our older adults. The Encore Federal EIN number is 30-0420278.
Please consider the following levels of support. Note that gifts are cumulative annually for each level of support.
|10th Anniversary Presenting Sponsor $10,000+
|Platinum Sponsor $5,000
|Gold Sponsor $2,500
|Silver Sponosr $1,000
|Bronze Sponsor $500
|Supporter $100 +
|Friend up to $100
You may contribute online via PayPal (click the "Donate" button below) or send your check to:
Encore Creativity for Older Adults
5419 Deale Churchton Road #102
Churchton, MD 20733
Read more: Contribute to Encore!