Endowed Professorships

One of the highest honors that a university can bestow on a member of its faculty is that of a named chair or professorship. The USC Thornton School of Music currently has three named chairs:

Jascha Heifetz Chair in Violin
Gregor Piatigorsky Professor of Violoncello
The Barbara and Bowen McCoy Endowed Chair in Jazz
The Crocker Professorship