Delta State University Honor Choir
February 12-14, 2016
Dr. Shannon Jeffreys, guest conductor
The Delta State University Honor Choir is a special offering, sponsored by the DSU Choirs, for outstanding high school vocal students in Mississippi and the surrounding states. The festival takes place in the Bologna Performing Arts Center, a state of the art performance venue located on the campus of Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi.
Dr. Shannon Jeffreys is the Director of Choral Activities and Assistant Professor at Georgia Southern University where she conducts Southern Chorale, Fermata the Blue, and Southern Gentlemen while teaching in undergraduate and graduate conducting and literature courses. She has led Southern Chorale in two international choral competitions where the choir won significant awards earning the highest overall score in Sing ‘N’ Joy, Louisville in 2013. Dr. Jeffreys’ choirs have also been invited to perform in state conferences of the American Choral Directors Association and National conference of the National Association for Music Education. Last spring, she was awarded the “CLASS Award of Distinction in Teaching” from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
Dr. Jeffreys holds degrees in music performance and conducting from Birmingham Southern College, the University of Mississippi, and the University of South Carolina. Dr. Jeffreys is an active adjudicator and clinician and a member of NATS, ACDA, and NAfME.
Upcoming Clinicians for DSU Honor Choir:
- 2017: Dr. André Thomas, Florida State University
- 2018: TBA