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Television performance gives student a global audience
When she appeared on CCTV’s Chinese New Year Gala, masters student Zizhu Zhao found herself performing for an audience six times that of the Super Bowl.
USC Thornton Strings faculty to be recognized by YMF
USC Professor Emerita Alice Shoenfeld and incoming Robert Mann Chair in Strings and Chamber Music Glenn Dicterow will participate in the organization’s upcoming gala.
Student turns class project into business venture
After working in a cruise ship band, Studio/Jazz Guitar major Matt Cohen was inspired to use a USC Thornton course to develop an online portfolio showcasing his skills as a sideman.
March 7, 2014
This month, composition faculty Morten Lauridsen will join the Fairfax Choral Society (FCS) for a four day residency that will include masterclasses, seminars, and a culminating concert featuring the FCS Adult Chorus and Master Singers performing Lauridsen’s choral works with the composer himself at the piano. The concert program will be preceded by a pre-concert lecture, and […]