Events

USC Thornton Fall 2020 Festival: Highlights from Live! from Somewhere

The USC Thornton School of Music presents the Fall 2020 Fetival, nine nights of virtual performances celebrating the Fall 2020 semester. The festival begins with a showcase of highlights from the Live! from Somewhere series featuring students, alumni, and faculty performing from wherever they are. This event will broadcast on Thornton/LIVE at thorntonlive.usc.edu. RSVP is recommended, but not required.

USC Thornton Fall 2020 Festival: An Evening with the USC Thornton Symphony

The USC Thornton School of Music presents the Fall 2020 Fetival, nine nights of virtual performances celebrating the Fall 2020 semester. On Sat., Dec. 5, the USC Thornton Symphony presents three movements from past performances of Beethoven, Dvořák, and Shostakovich in an evening hosted by conductor Carl St.Clair, artistic leader of the USC Thornton Orchestras, and resident conductor Sharon Lavery. This event will broadcast on Thornton/LIVE at thorntonlive.usc.edu. RSVP is recommended, but not required.

USC Thornton Fall 2020 Festival: The Vocal Arts & Opera program presents “Virtual Voices”

The USC Thornton School of Music presents the Fall 2020 Fetival, nine nights of virtual performances celebrating the Fall 2020 semester. On Sun., Dec. 6, the Vocal Arts & Opera program presents an evening of new works created by student performer and composer collaborations, along with excerpts from unique dramatic works from the operatic and musical theater repertoire. This event will broadcast on Thornton/LIVE at thorntonlive.usc.edu. RSVP is recommended, but not required.

USC Thornton Fall 2020 Festival: Jazz Night at USC Thornton

The USC Thornton School of Music presents the Fall 2020 Fetival, nine nights of virtual performances celebrating the Fall 2020 semester. On Mon., Dec 7, the jazz progrms present an evening featuring Thornton’s jazz ensembles including the USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra, USC Thornton Concert Orchestra, Honors Combo, ALAJE, and more. This event will broadcast on Thornton/LIVE at thorntonlive.usc.edu. RSVP is recommended, but not required.

USC Thornton Fall 2020 Festival: An Evening with the Classical Guitar department

The USC Thornton School of Music presents the Fall 2020 Fetival, nine nights of virtual performances celebrating the Fall 2020 semester. On Tues., Dec. 8, the Classical Guitar department celebrates the rich legacy of outstanding guitar ensembles at USC with an evening of student, alumni, and faculty performances. Highlights include works by Vivaldi, Joplin, Hendrix, and a journey into Super Mario Bros. you won’t want to miss! Faculty member William Kanengiser directs and solos with the USC Guitar Orchestra and performs a movement from “the Walls” by Sergio Assad. The evening culminates with the GRAMMY Award-winning alums of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet honoring their 40th anniversary in a broadcast premiere of “Aerial Boundaries” by Micheal Hedges. This event will broadcast on Thornton/LIVE at thorntonlive.usc.edu. RSVP is recommended, but not required.

USC Thornton Fall 2020 Festival: The Baroque Sinfonia presents “Vaya de jacara nueva: Join in a New Dance”

The USC Thornton School of Music presents the Fall 2020 Fetival, nine nights of virtual performances celebrating the Fall 2020 semester. On Wed., Dec. 9, USC Thornton’s early music ensemble, the Baroque Sinfonia, presents an evening of music from Guatemala and New Spain. Led by Rotem Gilbert, Jason Yoshida, and Jennifer Ellis Kampani, the ensemble will perform music by Raphael Castellanos, José Marín, José de Torres, Diego Ortíz, and Juan Vasquez. This event will broadcast on Thornton/LIVE at thorntonlive.usc.edu. RSVP is recommended, but not required.

USC Thornton Fall 2020 Festival: Chamber Music at USC Thornton

The USC Thornton School of Music presents the Fall 2020 Fetival, nine nights of virtual performances celebrating the Fall 2020 semester. On Thurs., Dec. 10, Thornton presents a celebration of chamber music from the Fall 2020 semester including performances from the Strings and Winds & Percussion programs. This event will broadcast on Thornton/LIVE at thorntonlive.usc.edu. RSVP is recommended, but not required.

USC Thornton Fall 2020 Festival: Popular Music and Music Production Showcase

The USC Thornton School of Music presents the Fall 2020 Fetival, nine nights of virtual performances celebrating the Fall 2020 semester. On Fri., Dec. 11, students and recent alumni from the celebrated Popular Music and Music Production programs present original songs and artists in this virtual showcase. This event will broadcast on Thornton/LIVE at thorntonlive.usc.edu. RSVP is recommended, but not required.

USC Thornton Fall 2020 Festival: The Choral and Sacred Music program presents Sounds of the Season

The USC Thornton School of Music presents the Fall 2020 Fetival, nine nights of virtual performances celebrating the Fall 2020 semester. On Sat., Dec. 12, the Choral and Sacred Music department presents its annual holiday concert ringing in the season with carols and songs featuring the USC Thornton Chamber Singers, USC Thornton Concert Choir, Apollo and Oriana Choruses, and the University Chorus. This event will broadcast on Thornton/LIVE at thorntonlive.usc.edu. RSVP is recommended, but not required.