Events for Master Class

Classical Guitar Masterclass with Vicente Coves

Spanish guitar virtuoso Vicente Coves returns to USC Thornton for a masterclass covering the greatest Spanish guitar compositions. The artistic director of the Granada Guitar Festival is praised for his profound interpretations of the Spanish masters.

Violin Masterclass with Midori Goto

Midori Goto, renowned violinist and Judge Widney Professor of Music at USC, returns to campus to lead a violin masterclass with USC Thornton Strings students.

Violin Masterclass with Christian Tetzlaff

Acclaimed violinist and Gramophone Classical Music artist, Christian Tetzlaff, leads a violin masterclass with USC Thornton Strings students.

Chamber Music Masterclass with Verona Quartet

The Verona Quartet, quartet-in-residence at the New England Conservatory of Music that features alum Jonathan Dormand, presents a masterclass for USC Thornton Strings students.

Classical Guitar Masterclass with Alexander Dunn

Acclaimed musicology scholar and president of the Victoria Guitar Society, Alexander Dunn, leads a classical guitar masterclass at USC Thornton. While finishing his PhD in Musicology at UC San Diego, Dunn completed his doctoral dissertation on the Theorbo music of Robert de Visée. His ground-breaking publication inspired Guitar Review Magazine to publish several of his guitar transcriptions from this collection. He now heads one of Canada’s top guitar programs at the University of Victoria.

Studio Guitar: Adam del Monte Student Showcase

The USC Studio Guitar Program presents the studio of professor Adam del Monte in a performance of classical guitar repertoire.

Choral Masterclass with Grant Gershon

Celebrated conductor Grant Gershon, artistic director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale and USC Thornton alum, leads a conducting masterclass for students.

Choral Masterclass with Grant Gershon

Celebrated conductor Grant Gershon, artistic director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale and USC Thornton alum, leads a masterclass for USC Thornton Choral students.

Classical Guitar Masterclass with Paul O’Dette

Paul O’Dette returns to USC Thornton to lead this annual masterclass for Thornton Classical Guitar students. A GRAMMY Award-winning artist and faculty member of the Eastman School of Music, O'Dette is one of the world’s foremost ambassadors of early music interpretation and practice.

PICF '20 Masterclass with Maria Kliegel

German cellist Maria Kliegel presents a masterclass. Central to the ethos of the Festival are the masterclasses, in which the artists/teachers work with individual cello students in a public forum. Audience members can observe their teaching and hear some of the best young cellists from around the world.

PICF '20 Masterclass with Frans Helmerson

Swedish cellist Frans Helmerson presents a masterclass. Central to the ethos of the Festival are the masterclasses, in which the artists/teachers work with individual cello students in a public forum. Audience members can observe their teaching and hear some of the best young cellists from around the world.

PICF '20 Masterclass with Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt

German cellist Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt presents a masterclass. Central to the ethos of the Festival are the masterclasses, in which the artists/teachers work with individual cello students in a public forum. Audience members can observe their teaching and hear some of the best young cellists from around the world.

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