LSU All-State Choral Workshop
Sunday, August 27, 2023 // LSU Baton Rouge Campus
The day will feature rehearsals/sectionals on the assigned audition repertoire for both the LMEA first round All-State Choir and LA-ACDA Women's and Men's Honor Choirs, a vocal masterclass provided by the LSU voice faculty, and a performance by the LSU A Cappella Choir. Music will not be provided.
Repertoire to be taught includes:
- LMEA Pablo Casals "O vos omnes" cpdl.org
- LA-ACDA SSAA J.S. Bach "Suscepit Israel" from Magnificat arr. Liza Maidens purchase available on musicspoke.com Suscepit Isreal
- LA-ACDA TTBB - "Sign me up!" Brandon Boyd - Gentry Publications TTBB - Sign Me Up - Brandon Boyd
Hosted by Dr. Alissa Rowe, Galante Director of Choral Studies, and Dr. Trey Davis, Assistant Director of Choral Studies.
There is $10 registration fee per student to attend the LSU All-State Choral Workshop. The fee must be paid via check; all checks should be made payable to LSU Foundation.
For questions about the LSU All-State Choir Workshop, please contact Alissa Rowe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meet The Faculty
Alissa Mercurio Rowe is a passionate, innovative, and collaborative artist and educator. Her professional environment and performances are often described as “energetic,” “inclusive,” “creative,” and “inspiring.” Rowe is an active guest conductor and adjudicator, has given choral and vocal workshops in the Midwest and Southern states, and has conducted all-state and regional honor choirs. Her recent research on individual assessment in the choral rehearsal led to presentations at the 2019 American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) National Conference, Georgia and Louisiana ACDA conferences, and the 2020 International Conference on Arts and Humanities in Oahu, Hawaii.
Trey Davis is recognized as a multifaceted leader in his field for his innovative programming, thrilling performances of virtuosic and unexpected works, and fearlessly creative methodology. He is a fervent champion of early and post-modern music, with research interests such as Jean Richafort’s requiem mass and the choral works of David Lang. As the current co-chair of the LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts IDEAL (Inclusion Diversity Equity Alliance) Committee, Davis views music as a vital tool for conveying cultural history and identity as well as a vehicle for understanding and reinforcing broader concepts about the world we all share.