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Side by side images of Ludwig Goransson and Laura Karpman

Laura Karpman and Ludwig Göransson Win in 2020 Emmy Awards

September 21, 2020

USC Thornton’s celebrated Screen Scoring program had a good showing at the 2020 Emmy Awards on Sept. 20. Thornton faculty member Laura Karpman and alum Ludwig Göransson (GCRT ‘08) both won awards. Laura Karpman, a faculty member in the Screen Scoring program, won in the category of Outstanding Music Composition… read more

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