Michael Tilson Thomas named Judge Widney Professor of Music

Michael Tilson Thomas, one of the world’s most prominent musicians and a two-time alumnus of the USC Thornton School of Music (’67 and MM ’76), has been named a Judge Widney Professor of Music at USC.

The appointment, which takes effect in Fall 2015, will give USC Thornton students the chance to work directly with Thomas through mentorship and other educational opportunities that will further enhance their developing careers.

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