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The USC Thornton Music Industry program prepares students to succeed in a rapidly evolving industry largely based in the Los Angeles area. It offers an unparalleled education, blending academics, practical knowledge and hands-on experience for those seeking a career in all facets of the music business, including: artist management, the record industry, music publishing, radio, music instrument manufacturing and distribution, live promotion and production, and arts management. Students are mentored by faculty that include current and former industry professionals such as Mark Goldstein, Kenneth Lopez, Paul Young, Michael Garcia, Dax Kimbrough and others.

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Thornton students to participate in serendipitous Sofar Sounds concert

April 27, 2017

Four USC Thornton Popular Music students will perform on the evening of Sunday, April 30th as part of the Sofar Sounds performance series on the USC campus. The series aims to create buzz by presenting unannounced musical artists in secretive locations, which are revealed to audiences just before each event.… read more

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