Outstanding students of Thornton’s Strings program present an evening of solo and chamber performances.
Thornton’s Studio Guitar program presents its guitar ensembles in an annual showcase.
The USC Thornton Community Engagement Program celebrates the diversity and universality of the percussion family of musical instruments. The day-long event will offer clinics, demonstrations, and participatory drumming sessions in a variety of different styles and traditions.
USC Thornton Chamber Singers and Concert Choir: Desenclos Requiem and Other Works for Choir and Organ
The USC Thornton Chamber Singers and Concert Choir are joined by organist Weicheng Zhao, director of music at All Saints Episcopal Church, in a performance featuring the seldom heard Messe de Requiem by 20th Century French composer, Alfred Desenclos, and works for organ and choir by Maurice Durufle, Jonathan Dove, Marcel Dupre and Ēriks Ešenvalds.
The USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra headlines an evening of contemporary jazz with Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue, a concert of Duke Ellington's music featuring his famous song, "Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue."
HOCKET (Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff) return to the USC Thornton Edge as an ensemble in residence for the Spring 2019 semester with a concert featuring Andy Akiho's Karakurenai.
Harpists Caroline Wilkins and Seika Dong from the studio of Professor JoAnn Turovsky present an enthralling and varied program of music for harp, including the music of Paradisi, Faure, Renie and more!
Patrice Rushen and Andy Abad lead first-year Popular Music students in an exploration of the foundations of their craft.
Adam Gilbert leads the Baroque Sinfonia in a concert featuring music from Austria, Poland, and Armenia featuring students from Komitas State Conservatory of Yerevan, Armenia.
Sean Holt leads second-year Popular Music students in this showcase, focusing on stylistic nuance, groove, and ensemble technique.
The Composition program presents a showcase of new solo, chamber, and vocal works by student composers.
USC Thornton’s Studio Guitar program presents an evening of flamenco guitar music