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The USC Thornton strings department is a nationally distinguished top-tier program. Its eminent artist-teachers are distinguished in both individual instruction and coaching for chamber music. Exceptional standards of professionalism in performance and teaching have been upheld for more than a century by a faculty that has included Jascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky and William Primrose. Students studying strings may participate in the varied, professional-level performance groups on campus, including the USC Thornton Symphony, the USC Thornton Chamber Orchestra and many prize-winning chamber ensembles.

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Midori Goto featured in Time Magazine profile

July 21, 2015

Midori Goto

USC Thornton distinguished professor of violin Midori Goto was featured in a Time Magazine article profiling exceptional public figures, including Toni Morrison, Warren Buffett, Serena Williams and Meryl Streep. The article noted that Goto headlines 100 concerts each year and has released 16 album recordings since she first became an… read more

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