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USC Thornton students in Nate Sloan’s Jazz History class explored the digital archives of the Daily Trojan newspaper and wrote about how the role of jazz music on campus changed over the years.
Spring Events on Thornton/LIVE
Spring is almost here, and USC Thornton’s virtual stage, Thornton/LIVE, is set to begin anew with weekly events starting next week.
From Tragedy to Triumph: A History of the African Diaspora
The ambitious student-led collaboration brings together artists from across the university for a series about the African diaspora, premiering Feb. 26.
March 22, 2021
Lisa Cooper Vest, a professor of Musicology at USC Thornton, recently published her book, “Awangarda: Tradition and Modernity in Postwar Polish Music,” with the University of California Press. The book explores how postwar Polish composers, scholars and political leaders created an avant-garde musical tradition. Vest frames this tradition in contrast… read more