Classical Guitar

Classical Guitar

Overview

The experienced faculty of the Classical Guitar department educate students through a multifaceted educational approach that prepares them for a successful career in the rapidly changing world of music. The program offers students hands-on instruction from an internationally acclaimed faculty, including world-renowned guitarist Maestro Pepe Romero. The department’s visiting artists series introduces students to leading professionals in the field, and has hosted a wide variety of artists including Paul O’Dette, David Russell, Alvaro Pierri, Zoran Dukic, Solo Duo and the Assad Brothers.

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Upcoming events

  • Classical Guitar Masterclass with Paul O’Dette

    Paul O’Dette returns to USC Thornton to lead this annual masterclass for Thornton Classical Guitar students. A GRAMMY Award-winning artist and faculty member of the Eastman School of Music, O'Dette is one of the world’s foremost ambassadors of early music interpretation and practice.

    Ramo Recital Hall (BMH)

  • Classical Guitar Masterclass with Pepe Romero

    Pepe Romero, classical guitar master and Thornton faculty member, offers an up-close look into his renowned artistry in three masterclasses. Romero, the second son of "The Royal Family of the Guitar," is in high demand for his solo recitals and orchestral performances.

    USC Brain and Creativity Institute's Joyce J. Cammilleri Hall (BCI)

  • Classical Guitar Masterclass with Pepe Romero

    Pepe Romero, classical guitar master and Thornton faculty member, offers an up-close look into his renowned artistry in three masterclasses. Romero, the second son of "The Royal Family of the Guitar," is in high demand for his solo recitals and orchestral performances.

    Ramo Recital Hall (BMH)

  • Classical Guitar Masterclass with Pepe Romero

    Pepe Romero, classical guitar master and Thornton faculty member, offers an up-close look into his renowned artistry in three masterclasses. Romero, the second son of "The Royal Family of the Guitar," is in high demand for his solo recitals and orchestral performances.

    USC Brain and Creativity Institute's Joyce J. Cammilleri Hall (BCI)

  • Classical Guitar Masterclass with Zoran Dukić

    Distinguished classical guitarist, Zoran Dukić, returns to USC Thornton for a masterclass with Thornton students.

    Ramo Recital Hall (BMH)

  • Chamber Music Festival: Classical Guitar

    Students of USC Thornton’s renowned Classical Guitar department present a captivating evening of chamber music for guitar.

    Newman Recital Hall (AHF)


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