Author Archive

Photo of April Chung

April Chung releases children’s book with corresponding piano compositions

August 6, 2021

April Chung (MM ’16), an alum from the Keyboard Studies program, published a children’s book, “The Enchanted Bells,” with Balestier Press in May.

Portrait of Dean Robert Cutietta

July 20: A Message from the Dean on Fall 2021 Reopening

July 28, 2021

From the office of Dean Robert Cutietta – July 20, 2021

Ralph Kirshbaum

November 13, 2015

Texas-born cellist Ralph Kirshbaum has performed with many of the world’s great orchestras, including the Boston and Chicago Symphony Orchestras, the San Francisco, Pittsburgh, BBC and London Symphonies, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, London Philharmonia, Zurich Tonhalle, Orchestre de Paris and Israel Philharmonic, along with major orchestras in Holland, Germany, Spain, Scandinavia, Australia… Continue reading Ralph Kirshbaum

Organist couple

November 2, 2015

L’incoronazione di Poppea poster

L’incoronazione di Poppea

November 20, 2013

Politics, sex, and religion—the stuff of all great opera! Claudio Monteverdi’s 17th century masterpiece, L’incoronazione di Poppea, combines all of the above with the sublime Baroque music of one of the great masters of the genre.

November 20, 22, and 24, 2013
Bing Theatre
USC University Park Campus

Studio/Jazz Guitar ensemble Wire Choir performs “Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered”

November 4, 2013


Studio/Jazz Guitar ensemble Super Axe performs “3 Windows, Part 3”

October 28, 2013


Studio/Jazz Guitar ensemble Cinematic performs “I Guess There’s Next Year”

October 28, 2013


2013 Opera Scenes photo

Opera Scenes 2014

October 7, 2013

The singing-actors of the USC Thornton Opera program present an exciting and wide ranging selection of excerpts from grand opera to operetta featuring music from the work of American legend Jeanette MacDonald.

February 7, 2014
Alfred Newman Recital Hall
USC University Park Campus

“Circus Polka”

September 20, 2013