Sunny Jungin Yang, alumna and current cellist for Kronos Quartet, returned to USC Thornton to visit her former professors and inspire current USC Thornton students.watch the video
Newest members of Composition faculty to be celebrated at USC Thornton Edge concert
On October 1, 2014 USC Thornton Edge presents USC Thornton Composers: The Younger Generation, a program featuring the work of USC Thornton composers under the age of 40, including music by Composition faculty Ted Hearne, Andrew Norman and Sean Friar.
H. Robert Reynolds leads USC Thornton Wind Ensemble in “Smoke & Mirrors”
To celebrate the USC Thornton Wind Ensemble’s upcoming concert on Sunday, September 28, today’s USC Thornton contribution to New World Symphony’s new MUSAIC project features the group’s performance from a 2012 USC Thornton event titled, “Women Composers of the Present.”
Throwback Thursday: USC School of Music piano students
In this photograph from 1888, female piano students at the USC School of Music pose on the steps of Widney Hall — USC’s home to music classes through the 1970s.
October 1, 2014
The Argus Quartet — which consists of current and former USC Thornton students Clara Kim (DMA, ’15), Jason Issokson (MM, ’10), and Diana Wade (GCRT, ’13) — was awarded a commission by Chamber Music America, a national network for ensemble musicians. Awarded as a part of the organization’s Classical Commissioning program, the… read more
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