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Led by prominent and internationally distinguished faculty members Ladd Thomas and Cherry Rhodes, students of the USC Thornton School of Music Organ Studies program are richly educated in the performance of all periods of music written for this iconic instrument. Alumni of the program have received grants and awards at local, regional, national and international levels. In addition to regularly performing recitals and concerts, both as soloists and in ensemble capacities, the graduates of the organ department occupy significant university, college and church positions throughout the country.

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Cherry Rhodes premieres work at 2018 Pipe Organ Festival

November 26, 2018

Professor of Organ Studies, Cherry Rhodes, gave the Asian premiere of a new organ work, “Chorale, Diferencias and Glosas on Puer Natus in Bethlehem,” that was written for her by Fr. Joseph Walter. The performance was part of the 2018 Pipe Organ Festival on Sept. 13 & 14 at Ewah Womans University,… read more

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