LSU All-State Choral Workshop

Sunday, August 18, 2024 // 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. This event will begin at 1 pm and conclude at 5 pm. Music will not be provided.

Repertoire to be taught includes:

  • TBB LA-ACDA All-State - "O Love" (Measure 24, Beat 4 to the end) - Elaine Hagenberg - Purchase available at JW Pepper - "O Love"
  • SSAA LA-ACDA All-State - "By Night" (Measure 50 to the end) - Elaine Hagenberg  - Purchase available at JW Pepper - "By Night"
  • SSAATTBB LMEA SATB All-State - "Shenandoah" - Arr. Steven Sametz - Purchase available at Oxford University Press - "Shenandoah"

Hosted by Dr. Alissa Rowe, Galante Director of Choral Studies, and Dr. Trey Davis, Assistant Director of Choral Studies.

Registration closes Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 11:59 pm

There is $15 registration fee per student to attend the LSU All-State Choral Workshop. The fee must be paid via check upon arrival; all checks should be made payable to LSU Foundation (Memo: A Cappella Choir).


For questions about the LSU All-State Choir Workshop, please contact Emily Guagliardo at

Meet The Faculty


alissa rowe

Alissa Rowe

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

Trey Davis

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.