John Flanery, Director

John Flanery, director, Gulf Coast Civic Chorale

John Flanery, Assistant Choral Director, began teaching at The University of Southern Mississippi in 2006. At Southern Miss, he teaches in the conducting division, directs the Concert Choir, Spirit of Southern, and the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Civic Chorale. He founded the Festival of Choirs on the Mississippi Coast, which comprises the Civic Chorale and area high schools in a non-competitive concert. He earned his Doctorate of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting from the University of Kentucky. John and his wife are the proud parents of three children.