Thornton Alumni Association


As a graduate of the USC Thornton School of Music, you are a member of a thriving network of distinguished alumni spanning the globe. USC Thornton alumni perform on stages around the world, imprint their musical voice in the global media as sought-after studio musicians and recording artists, hold prominent positions in major orchestras and ensembles, win coveted prizes and honors, and serve as leaders in the rapidly evolving music profession. The USC Thornton Alumni Association strives to support our alumni in achieving success and transforming the world of music today while engaging our alumni through interactive networking events and an active online community.

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Nadia Shpachenko

Pianist Nadia Shpachenko receives raves for Bargemusic concert in NYC

July 26, 2016

Nadia Shpachenko (DMA ’04, MM ’99, Piano Performance), an alumna of the USC Thornton Keyboard Studies program, recently presented her “Poetry of Places” recital program as part of the Bargemusic concert series in Brooklyn. The June 24th recital featured new works by six composers – Lewis Spratlan, Harold Meltzer, James… read more

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