Music Teaching & Learning


USC Thornton counts among its alumni a multitude of collegiate and public school music educators across the country. These leaders consistently strive for excellence in musicianship and are shaping the field of music education worldwide.

Graduates from the Thornton School continue to be the first choice for professional performing ensembles and schools in search of the finest musicians and teachers. The Music Teaching & Learning program offers four degrees: the Master of Music and the Doctorate of Musical Arts in Music Teaching & Learning; and new professional Master’s Degrees in Community Music and K-12 Contemporary Teaching Practice.



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