Gabriel Griswold (he/him)

Major(s): Composition

Minor(s): Linguistics

Class of 2024

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

USC Organizations: Just Dance Club

What is your favorite place on campus and why?

The courtyard behind IYA. It is so beautiful and peaceful and I love seeing the plants slowly grow over the semester!

What is your go-to place for a delicious snack/meal on or around campus?

Dulce. I love their breakfast burritos!!

What is your favorite thing about Los Angeles?

I love that in the same view I can see the ocean and the mountains.

What advice would you share with students applying to music schools right now?

Don’t worry about being perfect, being yourself is more than enough to be successful in whatever you want to do.

Why did you choose USC Thornton?

Because I felt like there was no other school where I could explore all of my interests while surrounded by such a diverse and talented group of students.