A chorus for kids who love to sing and can't get enough!
PRINCIPLES of ENCORE YOUTH CHORUS
To teach and develop student singers and foster their love of music in order to encourage them to become lifelong music appreciators, artists, and performers.
To assist local music teachers in providing choral opportunities for students who love to sing.
To provide performance opportunities, share joy and inspire our local community through song.
MEET THE DIRECTOR
Elaine LaPierre-Founder and Director
Elaine attended Florida Atlantic University and the Florida State University School of Music and holds professional teaching certificates in both elementary education and music education. She currently works as a music theatre director for several local schools providing vocal coaching and accompanying for musicals. The Straz Center awarded her "Best Musical Director" for her work on "The King and I" at Countryside High. Previously, Elaine was the choral director and K-5 music teacher for Westlake Christian School. While there, her choral program flourished and earned consistent superiors at choral festivals. She currently works with Dickens Christmas Caroling Company and sings with the Festival Singers of Florida. Elaine resides in Tarpon Springs with her husband Neal, and children Julia and Mark.