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In this week's Encore Live, we take a behind-the-scenes tour of Dublin's Christ Church Cathedral. The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral Dublin recorded three pieces for this event, so please enjoy!
In this week's Encore Live event, Tour Manager Markus Stuckelberger continues his examination of the song "Mack the Knife" and how it reflects the history of Germany in the 1920s.
In this week's Encore Live, we take a look at the story behind the music as Tour Manager Markus Stuckelberger examines the song "Mack the Knife" and provides a glimpse into Berlin's history.
In this week's Encore Live, Peter Ede traces the bizarre story of what happened to composer Joseph Haydn’s head after it was removed from his body and stolen by gravediggers.
As part of our Encore Live series, Tour Manager Sonia Beck examines Flamenco as an art form, as a musical discipline, and as a philosophical influence on all areas of Spanish life.
As part of our Encore Live series, Tour Manager Adrian Metcalfe examines several songs that embody Ireland's rebellious spirit and explains the story behind the music.
As part of our Encore Live series, we spoke with our resident France expert, Alain Doff, and conductor Till Aly to discuss the re-opening of the French music scene.
In these bonus episodes of the Encast, Sean Boulware and Suzanne Woodruff discuss the importance of repertoire and how it can impact your local community.
In the CCD finale, Diane Linn describes her first interactions with Encore and explains how taking her ensemble on an international performance tour served as a transformative experience.
Sean Boulware, a respected conductor, composer, & director, and Suzanne Woodruff, Director of Choral Music & Performing Arts Department Chair at Woodward Academy, discuss the importance of repertoire.
In the first episode of Encast, Diane Linn, President of the Community Chorus of Detroit (CCD), discusses the history of Detroit, and why she felt it was imperative to form an inclusive chorus.
We are coming to you live from Vienna! In the first episode of Encore Live, Peter Ede discusses day-to-day life in Vienna with Herbert Konrad and Theresa Konrad-Karstens.
In the third episode of our Virtual Director's Exchange, David, Arnaud, and Sabrina discuss the current situation in France and identify some of the best performance venues for future trips.
In the second episode of Encore's Virtual Director's Exchange, we discuss how music directors can stay prepared during the lockdown with Ian Keatley (England) and Sean Boulware (USA).
J.D. Frizzell, the Director of Fine Arts and Director of Vocal Music at Briarcrest Christian School, discusses how to make a virtual choir video and what everybody should know before getting started.
In the first episode of Encore's Virtual Director's Exchange, we discuss the new normal with Gerald Wirth of the Vienna Boys Choir, and Suzanne Woodruff of Woodward Academy.
We may be stuck inside right now, but eventually travel will return. Until then, check out these virtual tourism resources and explore some of the world's most musically significant destinations.
Erick Crow, the Director of Choral Activities and Drama at Cardinal Gibbons High School, explains how educators can be productive and maintain creativity in a distance learning environment.
Learn how to host a virtual fundraiser for your ensemble, and check out some of our favorite ideas for fundraising events.