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SCenter Stage

USC Thornton alumni have expressed interest in a vehicle to further recognize more of our distinguished alumni. As a result, the Thornton Alumni Association created SCenter Stage in 2008, a USC Thornton Alumni e-Newsletter feature that highlights the accomplishments of Thornton alumni.

Each SCenter Stage profile is permanently housed on the USC Thornton Alumni web site, accessible by clicking on the appropriate link below. We appreciate your involvement as we grow our collection of alumni profiles! Please help us by nominating an alumnus who you feel has made significant contributions to his or her field within the music profession. Please view our SCenter Stage Nomination Guidelines for more information.

Alumni Profiles

Mathias Aspelin MM ’07
Heather Clark ’90
Joel Clifft MM ’02, DMA ’07
Jim Dooley GCRT ’99
Maria Grenfell DMA ’98
Matthew Haze ’05
Christopher Parkening
Nick Stoubis ’97, MM ’00
Dale Warland DMA ’65

Grace Fong ’01
Deborah Hyoran Kim ’87
Gerard Marino GRCT ’00
Vince Mendoza MM ’85
Elizabeth Pitcairn ’02
Greg Reitan ’96
Wanda Wilk MM ’76 (1921-2009)

Sara Gazarek ’04
Grant Gershon ’85
Marvin Hayes ’56 (1926-1995)
James Newton Howard DMA ’69
Burton Karson ’56, MM ’59, DMA ’64
Gene Pokorny ’75
Patrice Rushen MM ’76
E. Thomas Stanford MM ’53
Sheryl Staples AD ’91
Margery McDuffie Whatley DMA ’94
Diane Wittry ’83, MM ’85