Press Releases from the 2014-2015 Academic Year

USC Thornton Celebrates 28th and final Charles Dickens Dinner on Dec. 12

November 25, 2014

On Friday, Dec. 12, the USC Thornton School of Music celebrates the final Charles Dickens Dinner and the lasting legacy of 28 years of philanthropy. Titled Remembering Dickens Past, the event will take place at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Friday, Dec. 12, at 6:30 p.m. For its final installment, the Dickens Dinner will honor […]


USC Thornton School of Music Opera Program to stage West Coast premiere of “The English Cat”

November 5, 2014

This November, the USC Thornton School of Music will unveil the West Coast premiere of The English Cat — a 1983 opera by famed 20th-century composer Hans Werner Henze that features a libretto by controversial British playwright Edward Bond. Download Media Image Download the Press Release


Young alum from the USC Thornton School of Music joins the Los Angeles Philharmonic

October 6, 2014

Andrew Lowy (MM, ’13), who studied under USC Thornton faculty member Yehuda Gilad, was recently awarded the position of second E-flat clarinet with the celebrated orchestra. Download the Press Release


USC Thornton School of Music named a premiere partner in New World Symphony’s MUSAIC – a 21st century online community for classical music

September 25, 2014

The University of Southern California Thornton School of Music was named a premiere partner in New World Symphony’s exciting new digital initiative, MUSAIC, which launched this week. The program brings together the world’s finest music institutions in a digital initiative that enhances music understanding for students, musicians and audiences worldwide. Download the Press Release


KUSC’s Gail Eichenthal in China Covering String Competition

August 19, 2014

Classical KUSC’s Gail Eichenthal is in Harbin, China, and will be covering the newly launched Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition for the station. View the press release here.


Popular Music students, alumni to perform at Universal CityWalk

August 6, 2014

The USC Thornton School of Music’s Popular Music Program will showcase multi-talented USC Thornton students and alumni Aug. 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the 5 Towers stage on Universal CityWalk. The free event, part of the Hollywood venue’s Music Spotlight Series, features performers representing a diverse selection of styles and musical genres, including […]


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