As we conclude the 2014-2015 academic year, read about some of our student, alumni and faculty highlights.learn more
Violinist Francisco Garcia Fullana relishes two priceless instruments
Just back from his competition win in Japan, a USC Thornton graduate student explores his award — a 1697 Stradivarius violin.
Outstanding Graduates of 2015
This year’s Thornton graduates are a remarkable group. We spoke with Outstanding Graduates Brian Jones and Cameron O’Connor about their experiences and plans for the future.
Masterclass videos bring violinist György Pauk into focus
Regarded as one of the leading violinists of his generation, György Pauk was invited to present a Los Angeles Philanthropic Committee for the Arts’ (LAPCA) masterclass for Thornton Strings students.
May 19, 2015
Composer Ted Hearne, who joined the USC Thornton Composition faculty in 2014, premiered a new work with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra on May 17, closing the ensemble’s 2014-2015 season. Hearne’s piece, “respirator,” evoked his struggles with childhood asthma through percussive and experimental sounds created by the orchestra. In a… read more