Division: Classical Performance and Composition
Program: Winds and Percussion
Chair, Department of Winds and Percussion
Office: MUS 308
Terry S. Cravens, professor and chair of Thornton’s winds and percussion program, was a member of the Louisville Orchestra and the Austin Symphony. Additionally, he has performed with the Vienna Philharmonic, San Antonio Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Pacific Symphony, Ojai Festival Orchestra, and the Los Angeles Brass Society. He participated in twenty-two first edition recordings with the Louisville Orchestra conducted by Robert Whitney, the Mozart Requiem, Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony, and Wagner’s Die Walkure with the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Istvan Kertesz and Georg Solti. He also performed on a direct disc Wagner Album with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, under the baton of Erich Leinsdorf. Currently, he is an active freelance performer in the Los Angeles area and a member of the Pasadena Symphony, the Los Angeles Master Chorale Sinfonia, and the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra.