Contemporary Music

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Upcoming events

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  • USC Thornton Symphony: Newman & Mahler

    Carl St.Clair leads the USC Thornton Symphony in a world premiere by noted composer and USC alumnus David Newman, along with an work that forever shifted the musical landscape—Gustav Mahler's iconic First Symphony.

    Bovard Auditorium (ADM)

  • USC Thornton Symphony: Prokofiev & Bernstein

    Resident conductor Sharon Lavery leads the USC Thornton Symphony in a rousing program featuring Bernstein's Slava! and Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, as well as selections from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet Suites 1 & 2.

    Bovard Auditorium (ADM)

  • Thornton Edge

    Donald Crocket leads the USC Thornton Edge new music group in a program of modern works for large ensemble.

    Newman Recital Hall (AHF)

  • Concerto Night with the USC Thornton Symphony

    Guest conductor Andrés Cárdenes, artistic director of the Carnegie Mellon University Philharmonic, leads the USC Thornton Symphony in the annual Concerto Night, showcasing three outstanding student soloists.

    Bovard Auditorium (ADM)

  • USC Thornton Chamber Orchestra: Haydn & Ravel

    Carl St.Clair leads the USC Thornton Chamber Orchestra in a joyful program, featuring Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin and Mother Goose Suite, along with Haydn's sparkling Symphony No. 88.

    Bovard Auditorium (ADM)

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    Daniel Weidlein to release new jazz album

    June 6, 2018

    Composer, saxophonist, and producer Daniel Weidlein (BM ’12), a USC Thornton Jazz Studies alumnus, will release his debut album, Fire in the Sky, on June 22nd. A preview single, The Red Line Suite, is now available for purchase. Weidlein will present a special album release concert at the Blue Whale… read more

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