Encore Summer 2024 Program Registration

07/15/2024 - 08/26/2024

Description

Join Encore Creativity for Older Adults' regional summer ensembles for a season of musical fun, community-building, and friendship.

We're singing in every season at Encore this year! Join our regional summer ensembles to keep your mind and voice sharp, and stay connected between our spring and fall rehearsal seasons.

View the full rehearsal schedule for our summer singing sessions here!

Encore Chorale and Encore ROCKS Programs

Sing with friends, make new ones, and share the joy of singing with six-week ensembles that will culminate in an opportunity for friends and guests to sing along! These six-week programs are an excellent way to stay involved with your Encore community at home this summer. Whether you can join for one week or all six, these ensembles will cherish the camaraderie that singing creates.

Tuition: $75

Sessions begin the week of July 15!

Chorale Repertoire ROCKS Repertoire
  • Homeward Bound, Marta Keen, arr. Jay Althouse
  • The Phantom of the Opera Medley, Andrew Lloyd Webber, arr. Ed Lojeski
  • Sing for Joy! (from “Judas Maccabaeus”), G.F. Handel, arr. Linda Spevacek
  • Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around (SATB, piano), arr. Rollo Dilworth
  • Can't Buy Me Love, The Beatles, arr. Audrey Snyder
  • Don't Stop Me Now, Freddie Mercury/Queen, arr. Mark Brymer
  • Hallelujah I Love Her So, Ray Charles, arr. Alan Billingsley
  • I'm Still Standing, Elton John, arr. Pete Schmutte

Read program notes from our Artistic Team on our website here!

Arts for Life Programs

Sentimental Journey Singers programs will continue this summer to bring care partners and participants together and singing along. Melody Makers, for individuals with mid- to moderate-stage cognitive change, will enjoy sing-alongs with music and movement games. With the generous support of our sponsors, Arts for Life programs remain tuition free for all registrants.

Sentimental Journey Singers Repertoire

Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin', Richard Rogers, arr. Kirby Shaw

I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing, arr. Mark Hayes

 

Scholarship Program

Encore is committed to making the arts and our programming accessible to all who seek it. For singers who would like to request financial assistance for our programs, please fill out the application here and our office will reach out as soon as possible.

 

COVID Policy

As of May 2023, masks are optional for official Encore activities. Encore singers at in-person chorales are required to be fully vaccinated with boosters and to show proof of vaccination at your first rehearsal or when visiting with other ensembles. For full information on our COVID-19 policy, please see the Encore Creativity COVID Task Force statement from December 13, 2023.