Music Industry


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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Max Goldman

Music Industry alum co-produces new dance single

September 18, 2015

USC Thornton Music Industry alumnus Maxwell Goldman (BS ’15) has co-written and co-produced a new single for British dance music artist Gareth Emery. “Hands” was a collaboration with musicians Alastor (Fis Shkreli) and London Thor and received a wide digital release last month. The track was performed by Gareth Emery… read more

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