20th Anniversary Season Complete
Encore closed out the 20th Anniversary season with a bang on Sunday, April 23 under the direction of Timothy Mahr performing his symphony, Symphony No 1. Our musical director, Jerry Luckhardt, was in the audience and indicated it was a fabulous performance.
A break for the summer and we will be back in November for the first concert of the 2017-2018 season.
2017 Young Composer Contest
The deadline for the Young Composer Contest has passed and we have a wonderful selection of young composer to pick from for 2017. The winner will be announce on our website in June.
2016 Young Composer Contest Winner
On Sunday, March 17th, Encore performed the winning composition from the 2016 Young Composer Competition. Winter Unending, Invincible summer was written by Matthew Pellegrino Listen to the recording and read more about Matthew.
Conductors & Performers
Jerry Luckhardt, an associate professor of music at the University of Minnesota, is the current artistic director and conductor. Encore is comprised of some of the Twin Cities' top instrumentalists with varied careers who are dedicated to the sharing high quality music.
Are you looking for a unique way to introduce band music on a professional level to your students? Encore Wind Ensemble has developed the MusicConnect program to help your students experience high quality performance and inspire them to continue a lifelong exploration of music.
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