Explore snapshots from our 2017 Commencement ceremony on the USC Thornton Facebook page.

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Explore photos from our annual Popular Music #SeniorShowcase at the Troubadour!

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Explore the USC Thornton welcome video, featuring the voices of our students, faculty, dean, and composer John Williams.

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  • Fall 2017: USC Thornton Symphony

    Carl St.Clair and the USC Thornton Symphony begin the fall semester with an evocative concert of masterworks and less-familiar gems.

    Bovard Auditorium (ADM)

  • Fall 2017: USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra

    Music director Jason Goldman leads the Concert Jazz Orchestra in an evening of big band standards and original compositions.

    Carson Center (CTV)

  • Fall 2017: Jazz Night

    Students from Thornton's jazz programs present a series of contemporary jazz at Ground Zero Performance Café.

    Ground Zero Performance Cafe (TRO)

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    Argus Quartet wins senior strings division of M Prize

    May 25, 2017

    The Argus Quartet, which includes USC Thornton alumni Clara Kim (DMA ’15, violin) and Jason Issokson (MM ’10, violin) along with violist Dana Kelley and cellist Jo Whang, was named the first place winner in the Senior Strings division of the University of Michigan’s M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition. In addition… read more

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