Lisa Marie Rogali is a senior music education major and a voice student of
Jennifer Trost. A previous recipient of the Eleanor Beene Scholarship Award for
music performance and the Leight Award, she more recently received the Atherton
Award, her third Margot Bos Vocal Award, and the Golumbic Scholarship. Lisa has
performed in Penn State Opera Theatre’s productions as Blanche de la Force in
Poulenc’s Dialogues of the Carmelites, Dorabella in Mozart’s Così fan
tutte, Musetta in Puccini’s La Bohème, and Elle in Poulenc’s La Voix
Humaine. She has also sung leading roles in Leonard Bernstein’s Mass,
honoring the College of Arts and Architecture, and in Stephen Sondheim’s
Marry Me a Little for the School of Theatre. She was most recently seen as
Cosette in Les Miserables and Louise in Gypsy this past summer in State
College. Lisa has also performed as a soloist in two of the School of Music’s annual Mosaic concerts and is currently the treasurer of the Concert Choir.
Other notable achievements include being named a winner for the past two years at the fall student auditions sponsored by the Allegheny Mountain Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, as well as being one of eight featured soloists in Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 4 (selected from 8,409 video submissions from 101 countries). Lisa is excited to continue with her musical endeavors here at Penn State.