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Nurturing Young Minds with Music
A five-year USC study has shown that music training can spur brain development in young children.
The Emphasis is on Performing—with Feeling
Teaching his middle school students to prize passion as well as perfection, DMA candidate Richard Perez looks at how playing in a group creates community.
A View of the Festival
Cellist and Furman University professor Christopher Hutton provides a daily first-person narrative of his experiences at the Piatigorsky International Cello Festival
June 27, 2016
Weicheng Zhao (MM ’14), a doctoral candidate in the USC Thornton Organ Studies department, recently won both 3rd Place and the Audience Prize at the American Guild of Organists (AGO) National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance (NYACOP). Zhao studies with Thornton faculty members Ladd Thomas and Cherry Rhodes. The… read more