Columbia Encore Chorale
Sing with the Columbia Encore Chorale! We continue to grow and welcome all area singers - or aspiring singers - age 55+. Singers rehearse under the direction of dynamic Encore conductor Stephen Harouff. Rehearsals are instructive and enjoyable culminating in free local area concerts open to all.
||Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Carderock Way, Columbia, MD
||10:30am - Noon
||January 8, 2018
$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
Stephen Harouff is the conductor or the Columbia and Towson Encore Chorales. He is also the Music Director and Organist at Towson Presbyterian Church. As a collaborative artist he has performed with the Annapolis Opera Company, Peabody Opera, the US Naval Academy Band and Annapolis Wind Symphony. He holds a Master of Music degree in Organ from Peabody Conservatory and has undergraduate degrees in music education and piano from West Virginia University.
Comments from recent Columbia Encore Singer Survey:
- Stephen is the best! I actually get a voice lesson from him as well as the choral experience.
- I learned a great deal about singing. I think Stephen is a terrific teacher and conductor.
- Direction by Stephen, superb. Rehearsals, nonjudgmental but pointedly serious.
- Especially loved Stephen Harouff's direction and teaching. He isa gem!
The Columbia and Towson Encore Chorales, conducted by Stephen Harrouff, performed a concert at Christ Episcopal Church, Columbia, MD on May 6, 2017
The Columbia and Towson Encore Chorales performed a concerd under the direction of Stephen Harrouff at Chirst Episcopal Church in Columbia, MD on May 7, 2017.
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Read more: PHOTOS: Maryland Chorales in Columbia May 6, 2017
The Columbia and Towson, MD Encore Chorales performed a holiday concert at the Owen Brown Center in Columbia on December 10, 2016. Stephen Harouff conducted. Jeanne Kelly co-conducted and accompanied on the piano.