Division: Scholarly and Professional Studies
Program: Early Music Performance
Office: MUS 308
Shanon Zusman is a graduate of the early music performance doctoral program at the USC Thornton School of Music, where he studied baroque bass and viola da gamba with James Tyler. Zusman became interested in early music and the early history of the bass while studying in Vienna on a Fulbright grant. Specializing in instrumental music of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, he has performed with Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra, Camerata Pacifica Baroque, Los Angeles Bach Society, Los Angeles Baroque Orchestra, San Diego’s Bach Collegium and Seattle’s Benevolent Order for Music of the Baroque. In addition to his duties at the USC Thornton School of Music, he is currently an adjunct faculty member at Claremont Graduate University, Santa Monica College, and College of the Canyons.