Music Programs

From workshops and events featuring some of the nation’s finest musicians to numerous opportunities to participate and enjoy the sounds of the SWCC Ensembles and the Community Chorus, the Music Department at Southwest is a pleasure for all music lovers.

For information about the Music Programs at SWCC contact:
Dr. Joseph Trivette, Community Center, Room 171, 276.964.7381,

AA&S, General Studies in Music, Program Description

Career Studies Certificate in Traditional Music, Program Description

SWCC Community Chorus

The Community Chorus begins practice each fall in September and is active in providing choral programs for holiday and special events in the Community throughout the year. Enroll in MUS 137, Chorus, a 1 credit class.

The Chorus meets for practice beginning in September each Monday from 7-9 pm, Music Room, King Community Center

News about the Chorus (2012 event)


The Music Program of Southwest Virginia Community College presented a “Bon Voyage Choral Celebration Concert” on Monday, May 14, 2012,   The concert will featured two choral groups who were about to embark on separate tours to exciting out-of-town venues after this presentation for the “home-town” audience.

The SWCC Community Chorus, sang by invitation at St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin along with other venues in New York City.

The Southwest Virginia Children’s Choir went to Atlanta on June 8 to sing by invitation at Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, and at Turner Field where they sang the National Anthems of the U.S. and Canada for an Atlanta Braves game.

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