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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)
Music director Jason Goldman leads the Concert Jazz Orchestra in an evening of big band standards and original compositions.
Carson Center (CTV)
Students from Thornton's jazz programs present a series of contemporary jazz at Ground Zero Performance Café.
Ground Zero Performance Cafe (TRO)
Arts Leadership Alumni Spotlight: Mak Grgić
Classical guitarist Mak Grgić is busy traveling the world and launching festivals – and he credits Thornton’s Arts Leadership program with giving him the skills for success.
Community Music Spotlight: Laura Reynolds
Alumna Laura Reynolds reflects on the impact that USC Thornton’s Community Engagement programs have had on her thriving career with the Seattle Symphony.
Music Industry Alumni Spotlight: Ross Lindly
The Music Industry alumnus says that his USC Thornton degree helped to put him at the forefront of a changing industry.
July 17, 2017
Daniel Lewis, Emeritus Professor of the USC Thornton School of Music, longtime conductor of the USC Thornton Symphony and former director of Conducting Studies, has recently passed away. He was 92. Lewis was raised in the La Mesa/San Diego area. While stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii during his stint in the… read more