Encore Creativity announces free public concerts

Encore Creativity for Older Adults announces free public concerts as part of the Encore Chorale Summer Choral Institute at Chautauqua Institution. The public is invited to attend these free concerts. No tickets or reservations are required to attend. There is no gate fee. The concerts will be held at Elizabeth S. Lenna Concert Hall.

On Monday, Aug. 27 at 7:30 p.m., Soprano, Megan Chartrand will perform a commemoration of pieces that are some of her favorite musical things in a program titled, “My Favourite Things.” Her performance will include arias from Bach, Faure art songs and musical scores from Julie Andrews.

On Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m., Soprano, Rosa Lamoreaux will delight all with a program of music of the Baroque, Schubert Songs and Songs of John Harbison. She will be accompanied by guitarist, Michael Bard and pianist, Stephen Harouff.

Friday, Aug. 31 at 2 p.m., The Encore Chorale Grand Finale Concert will perform a beautiful selection of pieces from classical to the American Songbook to American folk songs and pop favorites.

Encore Creativity for Older Adults is the largest choral program for singers 55+ in the country. Encore is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to providing an excellent and accessible artistic environment for older adults. There are no auditions and singers can be seated for rehearsals and performances. Founded in 2007, Encore currently has 15 Encore Chorales in Virginia, Maryland, New York City and Washington, DC and 6 Encore ROCKS, rock ‘n’ roll choruses, serving over 1800 singers, and 11 affiliate chorales nationally.

For details, contact Amy Colhoun at 301-261-5747 or visit Encore’s website at http://encorecreativity.org.