Vocal Arts and Opera News from the 2015-2016 Academic Year


Vocal Arts alumna studies relationship between rhythm skills and language development

October 9, 2015

USC Thornton Vocal Arts alumna Dr. Reyna Gordon (’01) has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) grant to study the relationship between rhythm skills and language development. Gordon, a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology and at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, has… Continue reading Vocal Arts alumna studies relationship between rhythm skills and language development


Vocal Arts alumnus Timur Bekbosunov featured on PRI’s The World

August 28, 2015

USC Thornton Vocal Arts alumus Timur Bekbosunov (GCRT ’06) was recently profiled by Public Radio International (PRI) for it’s radio program, The World. The operatic tenor and glam-rock band-leader has found great success in Southern California, performing with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, REDCAT, wildUp, Long Beach Opera and the Industry –… Continue reading Vocal Arts alumnus Timur Bekbosunov featured on PRI’s The World