Contact

All offices can be reached at:

Department Name
USC Thornton School of Music
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0851

(213) 740-6935
(213) 740-3217 fax

Administrative Offices

 

Office of Student Affairs

TMC 200
(213) 740-4721
fax (213) 740-5950
studentaffairs@thornton.usc.edu

Phillip M. Placenti, Assistant Dean for Admission and Student Affairs

Office of the Dean

MUS 402
(213) 740-5389
musicdean@thornton.usc.edu

Dr. Robert Cutietta, dean
Susan M. Lopez, associate dean
for administration and finance
Donald Crockett, assistant dean for faculty affairs
Brian Head, assistant dean for curriculum
Dorothy Ditmer, director of HR and faculty affairs

Office of Admission

TMC 200
(213) 740-8986
fax (213) 740-8995
uscmusic@usc.edu

Phillip M. Placenti, assistant dean
for student affairs & admission

Office of Advancement & Alumni Relations

MUS 408
(213) 740-6474
adelgado@thornton.usc.edu

A. Phoenix Delgado, assistant dean for advancement

Office of Communications

MUS 409
(213) 740-3229
calbi@thornton.usc.edu

Evan Calbi, senior communications manager

Office of Music Operations

BMH 101
(213) 740-6444
musops@usc.edu

Jeff De Caen, associate dean for operations, technology, and construction

Opera Office

MUS 107
(213) 740-6451
elwood@thornton.usc.edu

Damien Elwood, opera manager

Orchestra Office

UUC G12
(213) 740-3132
roach@usc.edu

Josh Roach, orchestra manager

Academic Departments

Choral Music

MUS 416
(213) 821-5756
scheibe@thornton.usc.edu

Jo-Michael Scheibe, chair

Classical Guitar

TMC 118
(213) 740-7399
usclasgt@usc.edu

Brian Head, chair

Composition

MUS 308
(213) 740-7416
lacross@usc.edu

Donald Crockett, chair

Conducting

MUS 308
(213) 740-7416
lacross@usc.edu

Larry Livingston, chair

Early Music

UGW 125
(213) 821-6052
adam.gilbert@usc.edu

Adam Gilbert, director

Jazz Studies

TMC 118
(213) 740-3119
uscjazz@usc.edu

Bob Mintzer, chair

Keyboard Studies

RHM 112
(213) 740-7703
uscramohall@gmail.com

Alan Smith, chair

Keyboard Collaborative Arts

RHM 112
(213) 740-7703
uscramohall@gmail.com

Alan Smith, chair

Music Education

MUS 416
(213) 821-6003
cchico@thornton.usc.edu

Susan Helfter, chair

Musicology

MUS 308
(213) 740-7416
jtdemers@usc.edu

Joanna Demers, chair

Organ

RHM 112
(213) 740-7703
uscramohall@gmail.com

Ladd Thomas, chair

Polish Music Center

STO 120
(213) 740-9369
polmusic@usc.edu

Marek Zebrowski, director

Popular Music and Industry Studies

TMC 118
(213) 740-3224
scmusind@usc.edu

Patrice Rushen, program chair, popular music
Ken Lopez, program chair, music industry
Richard Schmunk, program chair, music industry technology

Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television

MUS 305
(213) 821-4192
smptv@usc.edu

Daniel Carlin, director

Strings

RHM 112
(213) 740-7704
uscramohall@gmail.com

Midori Goto, chair

Studio/Jazz Guitar

TMC 118
(213) 740-7399
guitar@usc.edu

Frank Potenza, chair

Vocal Arts and Opera

RHM 112
(213) 740-7704
uscramohall@gmail.com

Ken Cazan, chair

Winds and Percussion

MUS 308
(213) 740-7416
lacross@usc.edu

Terry Cravens, chair

Building Codes:

MUS is the Raubenheimer Music Faculty Building
RHM is the Virginia Ramo Hall of Music
UUC is the United University Church
BMH is Booth Memorial Hall
STO is Stonier Hall
TMC is The Music Complex