Music At Jarvis

Do you enjoy performing music in a group with other students? Jarvis Christian College has two performing ensembles to meet your interests and display your talent.


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The Jarvis Christian College Choir performs works in a variety of musical styles. This mixed chorus is featured on weekly Chapel programs and frequently travels to represent the College.

Scholarships are available to students who qualify.

Contact Mr. Bruce-Alvin Thompson, Director of Choral Activities
Office: 903-730-4890 ext. 2207
Mobile: 704-877-7117


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The Jarvis Christian College band began in Fall 2014. If you play a band instrument and are interested in joining the S3 (Sophisticated Sounds of Soul), contact Mr. Rodney Chism at or by phone at 903-730-4890, ext. 2153.

Scholarships are available.

Gerald Bieritz

Associate Professor - Music

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Paul Lee

Associate Professor - Music/College Pianist, Community Choir Accompanist

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Bruce-Alvin Thompson

Director, Choral Activities

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Rodney Chism

Director, Band/Asst. Professor - Music

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Jarvis Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Jarvis Christian University. To view PDFs, you may download Adobe Reader here.