Alumni

Overview

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 Office of Alumni Relations 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.

We encourage all of our alumni to sign up for our monthly Thornton Alumni Newsletter, like our Facebook page, and follow our Twitter feed to keep up-to-date on the activities of your fellow USC Thornton alumni and be sure to keep us informed of your accomplishments from performance gigs to album releases, from new jobs to press coverage using our handy web submission form.

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Upcoming events

  • USC Thornton Symphony: The Triumph of Life

    Carl St.Clair leads the USC Thornton Symphony in Mahler's vivid tone poem, Totenfeier, and Prokofiev's joyous Fifth Symphony. Two profound works, born amidst conflict, highlight the endurance and nobility of the human spirit. PROGRAM: Gustav Mahler: Totenfeier (Funeral Rites) Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5, Op. 100 in B-flat major USC Thornton will pay tribute to the memory of Daniel Lewis, Emeritus Professor and longtime leader of the USC Thornton Symphony who passed away in July, with a few words of remembrance before the concert from Robert Cutietta, Dean of the USC Thornton School of Music.

    Bovard Auditorium (ADM)

  • Classical Guitar Masterclass with Pepe Romero

    Classical guitar master and Thornton faculty member Pepe Romero offers an up-close glimpse into his renowned artistry in three masterclasses. Romero is the second son of "The Royal Family of the Guitar." His contributions to the field of classical guitar have inspired a number of distinguished composers to write works specifically for him, including Joaquín Rodrigo, Federico Moreno Torroba, Rev. Francisco de Madina, Lorenzo Palomo, and Celedonio Romero. Wednesday, November 1, 7:00 PM - Joyce J. Cammillieri Hall Thursday, November 2, 12:00 PM - Ramo Recital Hall Thursday, November 2, 7:00 PM - Joyce J. Cammillieri Hall

    Ramo Recital Hall (BMH)


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    Alumna Michelle Tseng joins the LA Phil

    August 18, 2017

    Violinist Michelle Tseng (’13, GCRT ’17), an alumna of the USC Thornton Strings program, recently joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic (LA Phil) as a Second Violin. She has performed as a soloist with the Torrance, Downey, Peninsula, South Coast, USC, and Rio Hondo Symphonies and served as concertmaster under conductors… read more

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