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Five Questions: Joanna Demers
Joanna Demers is the chair of Musicology department at USC Thornton and a respected scholar in the field. Get to know several members of our world-class faculty as teachers, mentors, musicians and members of the USC Thornton community in this reoccurring feature.
Saxophone student turns class project into performing ensemble
Inspired to learn more about the business aspect of a music career, USC Thornton DMA student Andrew Harrison enrolled in several Arts Leadership classes. From that, Fiero Saxophone Quartet was born.
Ron McCurdy brings jazz into an unlikely classroom
The USC Thornton Jazz Studies faculty collaborates with the USC Marshall School of Business to create a course that uses jazz as a model for executive leadership.
September 15, 2014
USC Thornton alumna Rozzi Crane will open for the popular rock band Maroon 5 and Canadian band, Magic! on a 2015 North American tour. Crane, a former student in USC Thornton’s groundbreaking popular music program, was the first artist to be signed to Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine’s record label, 222 Records. She has… read more