Encore Creativity for Older Adults Launches Winter / Spring Enrichment Virtual Semester
– Joshua Vickery, CEO of Encore Creativity for Older Adults
ANNAPOLIS, MD, USA, Jan 11, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ – As America’s largest choral organization for adults over 55, Encore Creativity for Older Adults, begins its winter / spring session of in-person singing on the East Coast in February, 2022, the nonprofit based in Annapolis, Md., is also expanding and transforming its popular Encore online university into a multidisciplinary enrichment program with a holistic approach encompassing all the arts. Led by the best students and educators, the 10-week virtual program will launch on February 14, 2022.
From auditory training, sight singing and vocal technique to the history of music, art and dance, Encore University offers up to 15 live lessons and up to 150 one-to-one lessons and is open to students. art lovers over 55 from all over the country. Previous experience is not necessary.
Creative course selections include Move, Connect, Create !, Poetry, Music in Film, Encore Book Club, Principles of Conducting, Opera and Music Theater History, Ballet for Beginners, Drawing and Sketching for Beginners, and more. A basic music training course will help participants hone their vocal skills, while a composition and score study course will cover the basics of songwriting.
All Encore University courses take place Monday through Friday live at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Each course is recorded and will be available on request. Enrolled students will also have access to a weekly midday recital series and a midday masterclass series performed by the faculty, which has conducted and / or performed at major venues, such as the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and has taught in very reputable institutions.
“We strive to challenge and engage seniors from the comfort of their own homes by introducing creative experiences that can inspire, spark new passions and allow exploration of many art forms,” said Joshua Vickery, CEO of Encore Creativity for Older Adults, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2022.
The 10-week winter / spring semester, which will take place on Zoom, begins February 14. The all-inclusive tuition fee is $ 185.00 per semester per person. For more information and to register, visit www.encorecreativity.org or call 301-261-5747.
Founded in 2007, Encore Creativity for Older Adults has over 1,500 singers in 26 in-person ensembles across the country, including the Chorales and ROCKS programs and Sentimental Journey Singers, a choir for people with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. and Memory Impairment, a vibrant online university, as well as summer camp, winter retreat and overseas travel programs. Encore is committed to its mission to provide an excellent and accessible arts education program to seniors, regardless of their ability or experience.
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