Calendar of Events 2022-2023


August 2022

August 22nd Encore’s Visual Arts Program begins! 
August 29th Encore’s Dance Program begins! (Latin Dance only)

September 2022

September 6th Encore’s Dance Program begins! (Flamenco, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Stretch Conditioning, Tap) 
September 10th Rehearsals begin for Musical Theater Production of The Sound of Music: Youth Edition! Classes are on Saturdays from 12:00 to 2:00 PM. 
Rehearsals begin for Mini Musical Theater! Classes are on Saturdays from 10:30 to 11:30 AM. (Show day: June 4th, 2023)
September 14th Application Deadline at 3:00 PM for MTNA Competitive Events *
September 28th TEACHER’S WORKSHOP AT ENCORE – 11:00 AM *Open to all faculty members! RSVP by
September 25th via email at

October 2022

October 1st

Membership Fees Deadline for Florida Federation of Music Clubs

Alhambra Concerto Competition Application Deadline

October 2nd New World Symphony Concert for Kids – 11:00 AM and 2:30 PM
October 14th National Young Arts Application Deadline * 
October 15th Masterclass with Dr. Roberta Rust! Application due October 1st
October 16th Final Round of Alhambra Concerto Competition

November 2022

November 1st

Florida Federation of Music Clubs, 2023 Festival Application Deadline

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

November 6th

MMTA Fall Student Recital Application due October 22nd

November 12th

Costume FEES due for ALL DANCERS performing in the Encore’s Performing Arts Showcase on March 11th & 12th, 2023

2nd MMTA Pat Simpson Concerto Competition Application due October 22nd 

November 24th-26th

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

December 2022

December 4th

Encore’s Christmas Concert! at Pinecrest Gardens 

Recital Fee due September 30th

December 12th

“Nights of Lights” sponsored by Live like Bella Foundation at Pinecrest Gardens at 7:00pm. Encore’s
flamenco students, Cuban dance students and selected music students will be performing!

December 24th to January 7th

WINTER BREAK. Encore Academy of the Arts CLOSED. 


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

January 2023

January 9th Classes Resume!
January 18th New World Symphony Side-by-Side Orchestra & Young Artist Concerto Competition Finalist Performance (application due fall) 
TBA Dade County Youth Fair Applications DUE
January 31st Registration due for Guild, Student Day, MMTF Scholarship & Student Recitals!

February 2023

January & February 

Florida Federation of Music Clubs District Festival (Federation) JAN 29TH, FEB 5TH, 12TH, & 26TH

February 5th online only. All piano primary and elementary solo levels

February 26th All strings students and medium & high level piano students

January 29th & February 12th for all other students

February 25th MMTF Honors & Merit Scholarship Auditions
TBA District VI Concerto Competition
TBA State Federation Registration Deadline

March 2023

March 11th MMTA 69th Honors Recital
March 11th & 12th

Encore at the Gardens! Encore’s Performing Arts Showcase 2023 at Pinecrest Gardens

ART EXHIBIT and AUCTION *All Dance students participate in this event, as well as Art and many of our musicians!

March 18th  Student Day Applications DUE 
March TBA Dade County Youth Fair Exposition for Piano, Voice and Instrumental Evaluations Registration Deadline: TBA

April 2023

April 1st & 2nd The Sound of Music: Youth Edition Shows at Miami Theater Center.
April 15th FSMTA Student Day 
April 22nd 

FSMTA Student Day Honors Recital 

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

May 2023

May TBA State Federation, FFMC Junior Convention 2023
May TBA Encore’s FINALS Week – Especially for Voice, Strings, Guitar, Drums and Dance Student

June 2023

June 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 10th & 11th

Encore’s End of the Year Student Recitals! 

Mini Musical’s Production of BUGZ on June 4th!
Victor E. Clarke Recital Hall, University of Miami.

Recital Fee due JANUARY 30th

June & July Guild Auditions/Exams, University of Miami (Piano Students ONLY)
Registration Fee due: February 2023
Royal Conservatory Achievement Program Evaluations for instrumentalists and vocalists
June, July & August Encore’s 2023 Summer Camp