The USC Upstate Gordon-Colloms Gospel Choir is open to any student interested in gospel music. The choir meets on a regular basis to rehearse and presents several performances each year. Students may earn academic credit by registering for SMUS 129. For more information, contact Dr. Warren Carson at 864-503-5634.
The "Mighty USC Upstate Jazz Band" is open to all students with basic music reading skills who play traditional jazz instruments. The group performs concerts every semester and features classic and contemporary jazz as well as a selection of rock, soul, and R and B. For more information, contact Dr. Gregg Akkerman at 864-503-5263.
The Shoestring Players theatre group presents several major productions each year, plus smaller presentations and original revues. Membership in the Players is open to all students interested in theatrical performance and production. For more information, contact Jimm Cox at 864-503-5697.
The University Chorus, which is open to any interested student, performs traditional selections for chorus, as well as popular and jazz sections. Vocalists may earn academic credit by registering for SMUS 129. A number of scholarships are awarded each year by audition.For more information, contact the Department of Fine Arts and Communications Studies at 864-503-5844.