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National Encore Chorale launches at the Arlington Heights Senior Center

Creativity for active adults at Senor Center

Arlington Heights, IL — Acclaimed choral director Jonathan Miller is bringing a new singing opportunity to older adults in the northwest suburbs with the Arlington Heights Encore Chorale, the newest local affiliate of the national Encore Creativity organization. Singers from all over the area are invited to participate.

The Arlington Heights Encore Chorale will hold a 15-week session on Wednesday afternoons, starting on September 14th, from 2:00-3:30pm at Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Road, Arlington Heights.

Encore registration for Arlington Heights is now open. The $175 registration fee includes sheet music, rehearsals with conductor and accompanist, and final performance. Online registration is available at Scholarships are available, based on financial need; singers wishing to apply should send a confidential e-mail to

Jonathan Miller, best known for his ongoing work as founder and artistic director of Chicago a cappella, also serves as artistic director and conductor with Encore Illinois, directing this and four other Encore Chorales in the Chicago area. Miller says, “I am very happy to be bringing Encore to the northwest suburbs. The response from the Senior Center has been terrific. I look forward to a vibrant Encore Chorale at the Arlington Heights Senior Center this fall.” Lisa Lord, an accomplished area pianist, will be the accompanist.  Read full Press Release >>

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