Encore Alumni Support Network

Encore! does many things for the music department, including …

  • provides a network of support for the music department
  • communicates information from the music department
  • desires that all students may enjoy a memorable experience with music while attending EMU
  • serves as a link between the music department and the constituency at large
  • provides financial assistance to students for private music lessons
  • supports music department special projects such as CD purchases

Membership information

Membership runs from Oct. 1 through the following Sept. 30. Make a contribution to the fund via our online form.

Supporting Member:

  • $25 annual contribution per person
  • receives all Encore mailings
  • receptions following selected concerts

Sustaining Member:

  • $100 annual contribution per couple; $50 per single
  • receives all Encore mailings
  • receives free admission to all EMU music department
  • programs
  • receives complimentary Encore brunch tickets at Homecoming
  • receptions following selected concerts

Lifetime Member:

  • $1000 contribution
  • receives same benefits as sustaining member

Members of the board

  • Heidi B. King ’10, president
  • Steve Kniss ’11, member at large
  • Karen Moshier Shenk ’73, member at large
  • Joel Rittenhouse ’13, member at large
  • Jeff Shank ’94, director of alumni & parent engagement
  • Anne Waltner, music department representative
  • Maria Zehr ’11, member at large