Susan Hoitt was named director in 2006. Throughout her thirteen year tenure, MSC has accomplished much and continues to strive for excellence. In 2009, the group was featured on NPR’s national radio program. “From the Top.” In 2016, there were the chosen to perform at the AMEA conference. MSC is the feature chorus for the Mobile Symphony and the Mobile Opera. Susan has a wealth of training and experience as a music educator and church musician, having earned a music education degree from the University of Southern Mississippi, taught music in public schools, and served as church musician, most recently as full-time Director of Music at Forest Hill United Methodist Church for 10 years.
Our team knows that nurturing the community found in music making has been of supreme importance the past few years. We are proud of our effort to sustain our mission through these challenging times.
Greg Wiggins has performed in over 85 countries on 6 continents as pianist, composer, arranger, orchestrator, clinician and vocal coach. Mr. Wiggins currently serves as an instructor at the Alabama School of the Arts specializing in piano and commercial voice. He is the director for the piano ensemble Elite 88, as well as the Alabama Repertory Company which is the ASOTA musical theater ensemble.
His association with the University of Mobile and the Roger Breland Center of Performing Arts began in 2005 as arranger and continues to this day where he composes and arranges for multiple ensembles in the department. Before Mr. Wiggins began his years of extensive travel as pianist, Greg served as a worship pastor for over 14 years, was keyboardist / arranger for the Gospel Hall of Fame group TRUTH, arranged or produced over 20 recordings, and wrote 3 musicals.
Our parent council is invaluable to the success of the choir.
Kristen Brack, President
Cynthia Wentworth, Fundraising
Jennifer Irizarry, Monitors
Stacey Clark, Hospitality
Mary Smith, Website and Social Media
Caroline McDonald, Marketing
Monique Gray, Choir Assistant and Music Librarian
Jenny Jauregui, Uniforms