USC Thornton Early Music DMA alum Bianca Hall (DMA ’14) and current students Stacey Helley (MA and DMA) and William Rowley (PhD student in Musicology) had scholarly papers accepted at International Society for the History of Rhetoric in Tübingen, Germany.
Last year, Hall and Helley contributed scholarly papers to the Annual Renaissance Conference of Southern California. Hall has also presented at the San Francisco Early Music Society Medieval Renaissance Workshop, along with Thornton faculty Jason Yoshida.
Helley is a winner of the 2014 Presser Award and served as stage director for the USC Chamber Opera’s performance of Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie in 2014. Rowley currently serves as faculty member at California State University, Fullerton.