Press Releases from the 2013-2014 Academic Year

Renowned Violist Michael Tree Joins Faculty of USC Thornton

November 1, 2013

The acclaimed teacher and founding member of the Guarneri String Quartet will join the faculty of the USC Thornton School of Music in fall 2014. His addition further strengthens the school’s world class Strings faculty. “We are thrilled to welcome Michael Tree to our Strings faculty,” said Robert Cutietta, Dean of the USC Thornton School […]


Winds and Percussion Faculty Jim Self Releases Christmas Album

October 18, 2013

‘Tis the Season TUBA Jolly by the Hollywood Tuba 12 features over a dozen USC Thornton faculty and alumni


Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions at the USC Thornton School of Music

September 10, 2013

The University of Southern California Thornton School of Music and the Songwriters Hall of Fame have jointly announced the second session in their continuing series of Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions at the USC Thornton School of Music. Download the Press Release


Young Guru Joins Thornton Faculty

September 4, 2013

Gimel “Young Guru” Keaton, Grammy Awardnominated engineer, DJ, and music producer best known for his work with rap icon Jay-Z, is joining the faculty of the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music as an Artist-in-Residence for the 2013-2014 school year. Download the Press Release


Letters from Zora

August 7, 2013

USC Faculty collaborate on Letters from Zora, a new play to be presented at the Pasadena Playhouse on August 15-18, 2013. Download the Press Release


Norman and Hearne Join USC join Thornton Faculty

July 16, 2013

The University of Southern California Thornton School of Music is pleased to announce the newest faculty appointments of composers Andrew Norman and Ted Hearne as assistant professors of composition. Norman and Hearne have garnered critical acclaim in Los Angeles and abroad though performances by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Los Angeles based Calder Quartet, through […]


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