The MM in classical guitar is a two-year, 30-unit program consisting of individual instruction and performance class, guitar history and literature, interpretation of baroque music, and music history. The program culminates with two graduate recitals. Guitar electives can include guitar pedagogy, guitar arranging and composition, or jazz or flamenco guitar lessons. Other Thornton electives can include arts leadership, recording techniques, arts journalism, among many other options.
Refer to the USC Catalogue for complete course descriptions and degree requirements here.
See the Thornton Admission page for specific application information here.