2017 Young Composer Winner
2017-2018 Concert Season
The 2017-2018 concert season is coming to a close. As we finish the season and head into our summer break, we want to thank all who have support Encore Wind Ensemble through donations and as an audience.
Click here and consider donating to Encore. We look forward to the 2018-2019 season starting in November.
Will you be the next triumphant young composer?
Applicants for the 2018 Charles B. Olson Young Composers Contest should get their applications and compositions submitted by May 1, 2018. Click here to visit the Composition Contest application page for detailed information.
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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