Backstage Blog

April 15, 2024     Encore Tours

Taking Your Ensemble to Mexico

Setting off on an international performance tour can have a profound impact on the members of your ensemble, and Mexico serves as a stellar choice for such an adventure.

March 26, 2024     Rachel Fensterer

Taking Your Ensemble to Ireland

Embark on a journey to Ireland, where heritage, tradition, and culture brush together to create a rich musical history. Music has been a language in Ireland for thousands of years.

March 22, 2024     Encore Tours

15 Cheesy Jokes About Music

Ready for some truly corny music jokes? Sometimes, it’s those eye-roll-inducing puns that get us laughing the hardest—or groaning the loudest.

March 7, 2024     David Solar

Prelude 2024 Recap

Amidst the crisp chill of winter, London welcomed the tenth iteration of Encore’s Prelude event—an exclusive, complimentary weekend devoted to the advancement of music directors.