Choir

Program Information

Pearl River Community College offers several choir programs to students who wish to learn more about their craft. These include: the Voices, Pearl River Singers, and Currents.

We invite you to come for a visit and experience some of the creative opportunities these programs have for YOU! 

Choir Offerings at PRCC

A variety of arts events and performances are presented by the college’s award-winning performing ensembles, visual art students and theater program.  The department also hosts guest concerts and recitals on campus throughout the year.  These events are held either in Malone Chapel or in the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts and are open to the public. Please consult the schedule of events for a current list of upcoming performances and ticket information. Further information about The Brownstone Center can be found on their website . 

 The Voices

“The Voices” is an elite performing group at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville, MS. They serve as representatives of PRCC, singing at campus, community, and recruiting events throughout the year. In recent years the group has performed at the Louisiana ACDA Conference, the Briarcrest Invitational, and the 2022 ACDA Southern Division Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Voices perform an average of 25 concerts each year and each member of The Voices receives a ¾ tuition service award each for fall and spring semesters. The mission of The Voices is to demonstrate the Wildcat Way (Pride, Respect, Class, and Character) through meaningful performance and student leadership. 

Auditioned Group: 

First Audition Rounds are Feb. 27-March 10, 2023 

Second Audition Callbacks are March 23, 2023 at 4:00 PM 

Contact Information:  

Dr. LaDona Tyson – ltyson@prcc.edu 

 Pearl River Singers

PRCC Singers is an auditioned choral ensemble of 50-60 singers. The ensemble performs at various events both on campus and in the community. PRCC Singers has an established tradition of excellence. In 2016, PRCC Singers was chosen as a featured choir at the MMEA/ACDA State Conference.  

Service Scholarship: 3/4 Tuition Service Awards (Fall and Spring semesters) 

Audition Group: 

  • Appointment via ZOOM or in-person 
  • Prepare a 90-second solo song 
  • A brief tonal memory portion  


Contact Information:  

Dr. LaDona Tyson – ltyson@prcc.edu

Currents 

“Currents” is an auditioned advanced vocal ensemble of 9-14 singers. The ensemble sings challenging literature ranging in style from musical theater/pop to traditional choral repertoire. “Currents” rehearses twice weekly as a class and all members receive a ¾ tuition service award.   

Auditions:

Auditions for the 2023-2024 academic year will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. in the choir room.  

Contact Information:  

Dr. LaDona Tyson – ltyson@prcc.edu. 

Service
Scholarship

Each student that participates in the instrumental, vocal, and drama programs at Pearl River is eligible for a service scholarship*. Scholarships are awarded for a maximum of six semesters and do not have to be taken during consecutive semesters. Service scholarships within the Department of Fine Arts and Communications can be “stacked” with academic, other service scholarships, and State and Federal financial aid.  

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