On the horizon: bright futures

Our students learn how to craft their distinct artistic voice and equip their portfolio of skills as digital-savvy technicians and entrepreneurs.

The Classical ReDesign

We’ve created a new model of classical music education for undergraduates by rethinking what it means to be a virtuoso in the 21st century.

Thornton in Los Angeles

Students are only a subway ride away from professional companies in their field that are among the finest in the world.

Explore our programs.

Our three exceptional divisions offer cross-genre experiences, exposing students to diverse styles and techniques that will prepare them for a well-rounded career at the highest level.

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