If you love to sing the music of the fifties, sixties and seventies, you'll love Encore ROCKS, Encore's Rock n Roll Chorus program! The Fall 2017 selections will include music you grew up singing - and perhaps some music your kids enjoyed, too! ENCORE ROCKS DC will begin rehearsals on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 7pm at First Congregational UCC, 10th and G Streets NW in DC, near Metro Center.
This will be a fifteen week semester, including a rockin' final concert with a band. Jeff Dokken, our very talented and youthful Encore conductor, will be directing the chorus again this Fall.
All music will be three part harmony, challenging and educating singers of all abilities and skill levels. ENCORE ROCKS promises to sell out so don’t delay! Click here to register online via credit card or Paypal here. Space is limited.
Tuition is $190 and includes 15 90-minute rehearsals, expert instruction, sheet music, rehearsal CD in your voice part, and concert performance at the conclusion of the 15 weeks of rehearsal.
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Encore is privileged to have Jeffrey Dokken as a member of our distinguished faculty of choral conductors, serving as Associate Artistic Director with responsibility for the ENCORE ROCKS Program. He conducts the ENCORE ROCKS rock n roll choruses at Annapolis, Alexandria, DC and Glen Echo. Additionally, he leads the Alexandria Encore Chorale and shares conducting duties with Jeanne Kelly at the Glen Echo Chorale and Goodwin House Baileys Crossroads.
Maestro Dokken is one of today’s most exciting and vibrant conductors, composers, and musicians. Over the past decade, Jeff has performed all across the United States, and in some of America’s greatest venues including the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall. In October, 2011, Jeff traveled to Guayaquil, Ecuador to sit on an elite three member international adjudication panel for the Guayaquil Symphony Orchestra, the national orchestra of Ecuador. The past two years, Mr. Dokken has had the distinct pleasure of getting to conduct in the the White House in Washington D.C. as a part of "Holidays at the White House."
Read more: Jeffrey Dokken Leads ENCORE ROCKS DC
The Rockers outdid themselves at their first spring concert on Sunday April 23rd at the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, DC. The DC Rockers were out in force, joining the Rockers from Alexandria, Annapolis, Glen Echo and Reston. Watch the entire presentation and be impressed!
The Encore ROCKS choruses of Alexandria, Annapolis, DC, Glen Echo and Reston performed one of two spring concerts at the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, DC on May 23, 2017. Encore Associate Artistic Director Jeffery Dokken Conducted. Also featured was the Encore ROCKS Band: Ken Hall, Guitar; Raice McLeod, Drums; and John Starr, Bass and Wind Synthesizer. Raleigh Romine narrated "Rock Roll and Remember," a tribute to Dick Clark and American Bandstand.
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Read more: PHOTOS: Encore ROCKS Concert in Washington, DC April 23, 2017
Members of the five Encore ROCKS choruses rocked DC on December 17, 2016 when they performed under the direction of Jeffery Dokken and David Allen at First Congregational UCC.