LSU Vet Med brings second artist-in-residence to Baton Rouge for an innovative program involving LSU’s A Cappella Choir

August 03, 2023

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is thrilled to continue its Artist-in-Residence Program featuring musician-composer Charlie Rauh of

Charlie Rauh

Charlie Rauh

New York City. He is the second artist-in-residence; the first was a visual artist, Shelby Prindaville of Sioux City, Iowa.

Charlie's residency runs Aug. 15-Sept. 15, 2023. It culminates in a concert featuring music he will compose while in residence.

Concert Details

  • Performers: Charlie Rauh, guitar, and members of the LSU A Cappella Choir, directed by Dr. Alissa Rowe.
  • Remarks by Oliver Garden, Dean, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Eric Lau, Dean, LSU College of Music and Dramatic Arts, Charlie Rauh, Artist-in-Residence, musician-composer, and Alissa Rowe, Associate Professor & Galante Director of Choral Studies.
  • Tuesday, September 12
  • 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • LSU Vet Med Library, Skip Bertman Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Light refreshments will be served.
  • Admission is free and open to the public.

To experience Charlie Rauh’s music, go to

For further information, please contact Sandra Sarr, Communications Manager, at or call (225) 578-9005.

While in residence, Charlie will compose and record a minimum of six songs available for LSU School of Veterinary Medicine’s use and released by Destiny Records. Songs will be inspired by Charlie's experience in residence at LSU Vet Med including within the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Stephenson Pet Clinic.

Charlie will interact with the LSU Vet Med community and draw creative inspiration from encounters that make up the day-to-day work of LSU Vet Med. These experiences will influence the music he writes. He will collaborate with members of the LSU A Capella Choir on musical compositions and performances.

"We are very excited to join forces with our colleagues in the College of Music and Dramatic Arts to showcase facets of LSU Vet Med's missions to teach, heal, discover, and protect for the greater Baton Rouge community. All are welcome to our free concert, and we especially look forward to seeing our wonderful clients, our referring veterinarians, and their clients, as well," said Sarr, who manages the Artist-in-Residence Program.


About LSU Vet Med: Bettering lives through education, public service, and discovery

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is one of only 33 veterinary schools in the U.S. and the only one in Louisiana. LSU Vet Med is dedicated to improving and protecting the lives of animals and people through superior education, transformational research, and compassionate care. We teach. We heal. We discover. We protect.