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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Paul Young visits University of the Pacific for lectures and masterclasses

November 20, 2015

Paul Young, trombonist and director of the USC Thornton Music Industry Minors program, visited his alma mater, the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music in Stockton, California, for a series of lectures and masterclasses this week. In addition to working with UOP students on brass technique, Young also contributed… read more

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