Conducting Faculty & Choir Master
Trey Davis is the Associate Director of Choral Studies at Louisiana State University where he conducts the LSU Women’s Chorale and the LSU Tiger Glee Club and teaches courses in graduate and undergraduate conducting and literature. Dr. Davis formerly served as Associate Director of Choral Activities at University of Wisconsin-Platteville and as Associate Conductor to the Dubuque Chorale. Recent research interests include the choral works of David Lang, for which he is the recipient of the Julius Herford Dissertation Prize for outstanding research in choral music. He has presented at regional and national conferences of the American Choral Directors Association, for the Louisiana Music Educators Association, for the Texas Music Educators Association, and for international conferences of the College Music Society, most recently in Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland. He is the founder and conductor of Red Shift, the premier professional choir of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which was featured at the Louisiana American Choral Directors Association conference. Dr. Davis completed D.M.A. studies in choral conducting at Texas Tech University. He completed M.M. studies in choral conducting at Westminster Choir College of Rider University, serving as graduate assistant to the Symphonic Choir under Dr. Joe Miller. While at Westminster Choir College, he prepared choirs for performances with many of the leading symphony orchestras of the world, including the New York Philharmonic and San Francisco Symphony. He holds a degree in music education from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.