Calendar of Events 2023-2024

August 2023

August 21st Encore’s VISUAL ARTS Program begins! 

September 2023

September 5th Encore’s DANCE Program begins! 
September 9th Mini Musical Theater Production of Finding Nemo Kinds rehearsals begin! 
Classes are on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM.  
(SHOW DAYS: June 2nd, 2024 @ UM Clarke Hall) 

Musical Theater Production of The Lion King Jr: Youth Edition! 
Classes are on Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. 
(SHOW DAYS: April 27 and 28th, 2024 @ MTC) 

Musical Theater Production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee rehearsals begin! 
For High School Students ONLY. 
Classes are on Saturdays from 12:30 to 2:30 PM. 
(SHOW DAYS: March 9th and 10th, 2024 @ Artefactus)

September 13th Application Deadline at 3:00 PM for MTNA Competitive Events *
September 25th Registration for Federation & Holiday Concert is DUE SEPTEMBER 25TH!

October 2023

October 1st

Membership Fees Deadline for Florida Federation of Music Clubs

October 13th National Young Arts Application Deadline 
October 15th Fundraising Event – Art of Hope Concert for Carmela’s Heart at Pinecrest Gardens
October 31st Alhambra Concerto Competition Application Deadline and Video Submission

November 2023

November 1st

Florida Federation of Music Clubs, 2024 Festival Application Deadline

New World Symphony Side-by-Side Orchestra & Young Artist Concerto Competition Application deadline

November 18th

MMTA Fall Student Recital – Steinway Piano Gallery @ 12 PM

November 19th

Final Round of Alhambra Concerto Competition 

November 24th

Costume FEES due for ALL DANCERS performing in the Encore’s Performing Arts Showcase on March 23rd & 24th, 2024

November 23rd-26th

Thanksgiving Holiday – Encore Academy of the Arts CLOSED (Classes will be rescheduled)

December 2024

December 1st – 20th

Winter ART EXHIBIT at Encore Academy of the Arts 

December 17th

Encore’s Christmas Concert! 
At University of Miami Guzman Hall 
Recital Fee due September 25th

December 23rd, 2023 to January 6th, 2024

WINTER BREAK. Encore Academy of the Arts CLOSED. 


(Extra rehearsals for the Holiday Concert will count for lessons during the holiday break) 

January 2024

January 2024 New World Symphony Concerto Competition Finalist Performance 
(application due fall)
January 8th Classes Resume!
January 31st MMTA Scholarship Auditions Registration Deadline
TBA Dade County Youth Fair Applications DUE
January 31st Registration due for Guild, Student Day, MMTF Scholarship & Student Recitals!

February 2024

January & February 

Florida Federation of Music Clubs District Festival (Federation) at ENCORE

VOICE: January 27(at New World of the Arts)

STRINGS, GUITAR & HARP: January 28th

PIANO: January 28th, February 4th>, 11th, and 25th

February 4th Concert for Kids: I Dream a World 11:30 AM
February 24th MMTF Honors & Merit Scholarship Auditions

March 2024

March 2024

District VI Concerto Competition

State Federation Registration Deadline

March 9th

MMTA 70th Honors Recital

March 9th & 10th  Musical Theater Production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee! @ Artefactus 
March 10th Student Day Application Deadline
March 23rd – March 24th ENCORE AT THE GARDENS! 
Encore’s Performing Arts Showcase 2024 @ Pinecrest Gardens – Art Exhibit – (All Dace students participate in this event, as well as Art and many of our musicians!

April 2024

April 2024

New World Symphony Side-by-Side Orchestra & Young Artist Concerto Competition

April 1st – 30th Around the World with ENCORE – ART EXHIBIT at Encore Academy of the Arts  
April 13th 

FSMTA Student Day 

April 22nd – 26th 


April 27th & 28th 

Lion King Jr! Encore’s Musical Theatre Production @ Miami Theater Center 

April 27th 

FSMTA Student Day 

May 2024

May 2024 State Federation, FFMC Junior Convention 2024
May TBA Encore’s FINALS Week – Especially for Voice, Strings, Guitar, Drums and Dance Student

June 2024

May 31st, June 1st, 2nd, & 8th

Encore’s End of the Year Student Recitals! 

Mini Musical’s Production of Finding Nemo Kids on June 2nd!
Victor E. Clarke Recital Hall, University of Miami.

Recital Fee due JANUARY 31st

June & July Guild Auditions/Exams, University of Miami (Piano Students ONLY)
Registration Fee due by: January 31st, 2024

Royal Conservatory Achievement Program Evaluations

for instrumentalists and vocalists

June, July & August 2024 Encore’s 2024 Summer Camp