Dr. Shannon Jeffreys
Director of Choral Activities
B.M., Birmingham-Southern College
M.M., The University of Mississippi
D.M.A., University of South Carolina
About Dr. Jeffreys
Dr. Shannon Jeffreys conducts Georgia Southern Chorale and the University Singers and teaches undergraduate and graduate choral conducting and literature courses. Before coming to Georgia Southern, Jeffreys was an associate professor of music at Erskine College, serving as the director of choral and vocal studies. Jeffreys earned her bachelor of music degree in vocal music and theology from Birmingham-Southern College and her master of music degree in choral conducting from the University of Mississippi under Dr. Jerry Jordan. At the University of South Carolina, she earned her doctor of musical arts degree in choral conducting while conducting Carolina Alive, the university’s vocal jazz ensemble. She was selected by the USC music faculty as the Manuel and Rosemary Alvarez Conducting Fellow and received the Academic Excellence Award in Music Theory and Music History and the Graduate Teaching Award.
Jeffreys’ professional conducting experience includes youth and adult community choirs, collegiate and community musical theatre, a civic orchestra, and church choirs. Her ensembles have been invited to perform on state ACDA conventions. Jeffreys is an active adjudicator and clinician. She is a member of NATS, ACDA, and MENC.
Last updated: 9/6/2016