Chamber Music News from the 2014-2015 Academic Year

Calder Quartet featured on the cover of Strings Magazine

April 15, 2015

The Calder Quartet, which was formed by USC Thornton alumni Benjamin Jacobson, Johnathan Moreschel, Eric Beyers and Andrew Bulbrook, is featured on the May 2015 cover of Strings Magazine. The feature article explores the changing performance landscape for chamber quartets and the increasing role that music schools play in equipping students for successful careers. Bulbrook […]


Ines Thomé and Katina Mitchell win Thornton Outreach Chamber Ensemble Competition

March 10, 2015

USC Thornton students Ines Thomé (GCRT, DMA) and Katina Mitchell (DMA) won the Thornton Outreach Chamber Ensemble Competition with their ensemble Gifts from Over Sea. Thomé, a DMA student in Classical Guitar, and Mitchell, a DMA student in Vocal Arts, will perform upcoming concerts for school children in Los Angeles as Thornton Outreach Chamber Ensemble […]


Arnold Steinhardt visits USC Thornton for chamber music masterclass

March 2, 2015

Renowned violinist Arnold Steinhardt, a founding member of the Guarneri String Quartet, visited USC Thornton for a chamber music masterclass on Feb. 20 at Simon Ramo Recital Hall. Steinhardt, who is a professor of violin and chamber music at Bard College, Curtis Institute, The Colburn School and University of Maryland, coached three student chamber groups, […]


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