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Encore Alumni Support Network

Encore is an EMU alumni advocate group that promotes and assists the mission of the music department, providing a network of support and a link between the department and alumni, family and friends.

Support music at EMU!

Encore does many things for the music department, including …

  • Assists music majors with a contribution toward their private lesson fees.
  • Makes annual contributions toward scholarship funds; created the Encore endowed scholarship fund.
  • Assists with ushering at department concerts; hosts post-concert receptions.
  • Contributes toward annual department trips to concert venues.
  • Helps to fund special projects outside of regular music department budget

Membership information

Join us! You are especially invited to become a member of Encore through a contribution to EMU. Your giving has a deep and lasting impact on the music department and the future of its students.

Suggested levels of giving

  • Supporting Member: $50 – $149
  • Sustaining Member: $150 – $999
  • Impact Member: $1,000+

Member benefits

All members receive Encore updates and electronic communication

Sustaining Members and Impact Members

  • Receive free admission to EMU music department and Encore events
  • Receive special invitations to select concerts and receptions

Complete this online donation form to become a member today.

Members of the board

  • David Berry, music faculty rep
  • Perry Blosser '18
  • Heidi King '12
  • Karen Moshier-Shenk '73, associate director of development
  • Steven Rittenhouse '11
  • Selah Shenk '11, board chair
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