Dean’s Circle

Members of USC Thornton’s premier academic support group contribute crucial leadership funds to be used at Dean Cutietta’s discretion in support of the school’s wide-ranging and ever-expanding educational opportunities in music while enjoying the following membership courtesies:

Prodigio – $50,000

  • USC Associates membership and benefits
  • University Club Thornton Signature Membership, upon request
  • All courtesies extended to Virtuoso members

Virtuoso – $25,000

  • Exclusive, intimate performance in your home by a USC Thornton chamber ensemble, upon request
  • Complimentary tickets to select President’s USC Visions & Voices initiative events, upon request
  • All courtesies extended to Maestro members

Maestro – $10,000

  • Private evening with the Dean, including dinner and a concert, upon request
  • VIP dining reservations at the University Club on campus, upon request
  • All courtesies extended to Impresario members

Impresario – $5,000

  • Guaranteed reserved seatingⱡ at all USC Thornton-produced concerts and events, upon request
  • Exclusive invitation to attend a select USC Associates pre-game football picnic
  • Opportunity to make advanced Charles Dickens Dinner reservations
  • Private VIP tour of the USC campus and Thornton facilities, upon request
  • All courtesies extended to Aficionado members

Aficionado – $2,500

  • Complimentary tickets and Dean’s Circle seating for USC Thornton’s Opera Dinner with the Dean and performance
  • Invitations to exclusive Dean’s Circle receptions and events
  • Regular correspondence from the Dean
  • Dean’s Circle concierge service including reserved seatingⱡ and complimentary parking‡ for USC Thornton-produced, non-benefit concerts or events, upon request
  • Dean’s Circle recognition in season concert programs, on USC Thornton website, and on Raubenheimer Music Faculty Building lobby plaque
  • All courtesies extended to Patron’s Circle members

‡Parking for USC football game days excluded
ⱡ Tickets are subject to advance request two weeks prior to the event date
Membership in the Dean’s Circle is tax-deductible according to current IRS regulations. Tax ID 95-1642394.