News from the 2011-2012 Academic Year

Tim Page in The New York Times

June 29, 2012

The New York Times featured Tim Page, reporting that the Pulitzer Prize-winning music critic plans to sell his collection of diaries by New York novelist Dawn Powell. The story stated that Page has almost singlehandedly engineered a revival of interest in Powell, by writing a highly acclaimed biography and overseeing republication of her work. Read […]


Tim Page in The Washington Post

June 22, 2012

The Washington Post ran a book review by Tim Page of “Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock ’n’ Roll,” a new biography detailing the musician’s life and career. “Those who are interested in the shaping of an American icon — and, more significantly, the creation of some lasting American music — may be directed […]


Morten Lauridsen featured in Southern Oregon Mail Tribune

June 8, 2012

The USC Distinguished Professor accompanied the Southern Oregon University Chamber Choir on piano in a performance of his most majestic and transporting works. Read the article


Glenn Dicterow and Karen Dreyfus Join Thornton Strings Faculty

May 24, 2012

The New York Times and Los Angeles Times reported that Glenn Dicterow, longest-serving concertmaster for the New York Philharmonic, and Karen Dreyfus, his wife and a teacher at the Manhattan School of Music, are joining the USC Thornton School faculty. Dicterow will have served as concertmaster for a total of 34 years when he leaves […]


Glenn Dicterow and Karen Dreyfus Join Thornton Strings Faculty

May 24, 2012

The New York Times and Los Angeles Times reported that Glenn Dicterow, longest-serving concertmaster for the New York Philharmonic, and Karen Dreyfus, his wife and a teacher at the Manhattan School of Music, are joining the USC Thornton School faculty. Dicterow will have served as concertmaster for a total of 34 years when he leaves […]


Pacific Symphony to offer free simulcast of Beethoven’s 9th

May 15, 2012

The Orange County Register mentioned that KUSC-FM host Rich Capparela will host a classical music event that includes a symphony led by Thornton faculty Carl St.Clair and works by composition faculty Frank Ticheli. Read the article


Pacific Symphony to offer free simulcast of Beethoven’s 9th

May 15, 2012

The Orange County Register mentioned that KUSC-FM host Rich Capparela will host a classical music event that includes a symphony led by Thornton faculty Carl St.Clair and works by composition faculty Frank Ticheli. Read the article


Norman Krieger performs with the San Luis Obispo Symphony

May 10, 2012

The San Luis Obispo Tribune reported that pianist Norman Krieger of the USC Thornton School performed with the San Luis Obispo Symphony in its season-closing concert. Read the article


Norman Krieger performs with the San Luis Obispo Symphony

May 10, 2012

The San Luis Obispo Tribune reported that pianist Norman Krieger of the USC Thornton School performed with the San Luis Obispo Symphony in its season-closing concert. Read the article


Joseph Pereira featured in the Los Angeles Times

May 6, 2012

Percussion faculty and principal timpanist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic premieres a new concerto for percussion at Walt Disney Concert Hall commissioned by the LA Phil. Read the article


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