Concert Choir & Bear Voices

Find Your Voice

Mr. Joe Elliott, Director of Choral Activities has been employed at Southwest Mississippi Community College for 21 years.  He continues to help students find a place at SMCC with the Concert Choir & Bear Voices, which perform at various campus events and travels across the state to sing with other choirs and ensembles.

Choral Concerts

The SMCC Concert Choir presents annual fall and spring concerts.


Select members of the SMCC Choir travel to the Southern Invitational Choral Conference at USM in the fall and the Choir travels to the Mississippi Community College Choral Festival in Meridian in the spring. Through the years select members for the Choir, The Bear Voices, have performed solos and musical theatre selections in musical revues and theatre for young audiences.


For more information on finding your voice and for scholarships, contact Mr. Joe Elliott, Director of Choral Activities at 601-276-2003 or