News from the 2005-2006 Academic Year

Elmer Bernstein Collection Comes to USC

April 24, 2006

The archive of one of the top names in music history offers a rich resource of scores fashioned for films, television and Broadway. Read the story

Simple Premise Yields Complex Works

April 4, 2006

Graduate students in creative writing and composition team up to create lyrical poems set to multilayered music. Read the story

Sister Act

March 20, 2006

Seasoned performers who have appeared around the world, Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld share a passion for music and teaching at USC. They were child prodigies who began their studies in prewar Europe. Read the story

Concert to reflect new emphasis

February 20, 2006

The USC Thornton School launches a new orchestral studies program, under the direction of Larry Livingston. Read the story

Flora Thornton donates $5 million to USC

February 15, 2006

The benefactor of the USC Thornton School renews her commitment to music education. Read the story

Opera star, former faculty artist dies

February 3, 2006

Herta Glaz, who enjoyed a fourteen-year career at the Metropolitan Opera before coming to USC, passed away on January 28. Read the story

On disc

October 17, 2005

Recent recordings from USC Thornton faculty artists Erica Muhl and Morten Lauridsen are profiled. Read the story