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Young Artist Project: Olivia Chiang

March 23, 2023

In the second of four profiles, meet a Thornton alum who featured human stories about classical guitarists for her Young Artist Project.

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Young Artist Project: Daniel Mangiaracino

March 16, 2023

In the first of four profiles, meet a Thornton alum who combined creativity and passion to create their Young Artist Project.

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Young Artist Projects: Redesigning the Classical World

March 9, 2023

Stay tuned in the coming days for a series of profiles of Thornton students who combine creativity and passion to create their Young Artist Projects.

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USC Trailblazer: India Anderson

March 7, 2023

Becoming the first female drum major of the USC Trojan Marching Band set India Anderson on a path toward self-actualization and feminism.

A Grand Scale

February 28, 2023

The Senior Showcase highlights the collaborative and rigorous nature of Thornton’s cutting-edge Popular Music program.

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Moment of Possibilities

February 22, 2023

The USC Thornton Symphony’s annual “New Music for Orchestra” concert features original work from Thornton’s acclaimed Composition program.

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Reclamation through Resistance, Rebirth through Reconciliation

February 17, 2023

USC Thornton celebrates Black History Month with a playlist on Spotify.

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Swan Song

February 8, 2023

USC Thornton professor of composition Frank Ticheli celebrates an astounding career at Thornton with a concert of his music at Bovard Auditorium.

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USC Thornton faculty & alumni celebrated at 65th annual Grammy Awards

February 6, 2023

Celebrating the winners, nominees, and performers of the 65th annual Grammy Awards.

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Spring 2023 Live Events Preview

January 26, 2023

The spring 2023 semester holds a tremendous array of live programs on campus and in Los Angeles.