Video Spotlight: Community Engagement

Video #4: Why Should Musicians Mentor?

Mentors from USC Thornton’s Community Engagement Program speak about why they do what they do—and why the program gives them hope for the future. READ MORE >

We showcase the incredible impact that USC Thornton’s Community Engagement Programs are having on local schools – and the extraordinary mentorship opportunities available to Thornton music students.

Video #1: Bridging Academics & Creativity

The success of the USC Thornton’s Community Engagement Program makes a case for music’s importance in a well-rounded academic curriculum.
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Video #2: Meeting the Needs of Schools

In this month-long look at USC Thornton’s Community Engagement Program, we highlight students bringing music and arts to local schools in the University Park area.
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Video #3: Bringing Students Together Through Choir

The choir festival is the culminating project of the elementary school students who are part of the USC Thornton Community Engagement Program.
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The USC Thornton Community Engagement Program is made possible by funding from the California Community Foundation’s Preparing Achievers for Tomorrow Initiative, the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation, the Kurtin Family, the Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation, the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts, and the USC Good Neighbors Campaign.