Major: Violin Performance
Graduation year: 2021
Hometown: Temecula, CA
USC Organizations: Concerto Chamber Orchestra
Hashtag to describe yourself: #filipianissimo
Describe your favorite USC Thornton experience so far.
Playing at the Walt Disney Concert Hall with the USC Thornton Symphony is one of my favorite experiences so far.
What was your favorite USC GE class?
What is your favorite thing about being in Los Angeles?
It is diverse in people and activity; it seems there is something for everyone, and the energy of the city makes life more interesting.
What is something you wish you knew when you were applying to college?
Often, having good peers is just as important as the faculty. One will spend more time with peers than anyone else. I feel fortunate to have great peers at Thornton.
Where is your favorite place on campus?
At the moment, I really enjoy the School of Cinematic Arts.
What is your favorite thing about being a student at USC Thornton?
One of my favorite things is working with great faculty who are some of the best in their fields, as well as having a great group of peers.
Why did you choose USC Thornton?
I chose the Thornton School of Music because of it’s location in Los Angeles as well as the opportunity to learn from the great faculty. I did not anticipate that my peers would have just as much of an impact.