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Music Industry

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The USC Thornton Music Industry program prepares students to succeed in a rapidly evolving industry largely based in the Los Angeles area. It offers an unparalleled education, blending academics, practical knowledge and hands-on experience for those seeking a career in all facets of the music business, including: artist management, the record industry, music publishing, radio, music instrument manufacturing and distribution, live promotion and production, and arts management. Students are mentored by faculty that include current and former industry professionals such as Mark Goldstein, Kenneth Lopez, Paul Young, Dax Kimbrough and others.

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The Hollywood Reporter ranks USC Thornton in top three of music schools

November 21, 2014

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In the November 14th issue of The Hollywood Reporter, the USC Thornton School of Music was ranked third on their list of the “Top 25 Music Schools of 2014.” Among the descriptions of notable faculty and alumni, THR included DJ-producer Young Guru and USC Thornton alumni Bear McCreary, who has… read more

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