Designing Their Lives as Artists
Innovators and entrepreneurs create their own path with USC’s Arts Leadership program, a graduate program that redefines how we think about and practice arts leadership in the 21st century.
Wayne Yang featured in KUSC’s “Play On, California!”
KUSC highlighted Arts Leadership master’s student Wayne Yang’s Live! From Somewhere performance in a recent installment of its daily broadcast and online feature “Play On, California!” Yang performed Carl Vine’s “Threnody” and dedicated his performance to the victims of COVID-19 and their families. “I believe the one thing we can take away from this pandemic,… Continue reading Wayne Yang featured in KUSC’s “Play On, California!”
All Together Now
USC Thornton faculty have taken on creative solutions to adapt to an online teaching environment, and continue to reimagine curriculum and seek out new technologies to make the most of digital instruction.
Live! From Somewhere: Max Opferkuch
Live concerts have been canceled, but the show must go on. USC Thornton student Max Opferkuch gets around social distancing by performing a duet with himself.
New Faculty at USC Thornton
We introduce an impressive group of artists and educators who have joined the USC Thornton faculty this year.
Kenneth Foster authors new book about arts leadership
Kenneth Foster, director of the USC Thornton Arts Leadership program, has authored a new book, Arts Leadership: Creating Sustainable Arts Organizations (Routledge), which will be released on May 9th. The book focuses on building sustainable models for creative organizations amidst increasing political, economic, and cultural challenges. “Foster’s experience and wisdom as an arts leader informs… Continue reading Kenneth Foster authors new book about arts leadership
Learning On the Job
Alumnus Benjamin Mitchell turned to Thornton’s Arts Leadership program to help launch the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, a conductorless ensemble that’s shaking up the classical music scene.
Careers in Music
Which music career path is right for you? Learn about many of the different career paths available, what they offer, and how to get started.
10 Things To Consider When Choosing A Graduate Music Program
These qualities that will help you identify whether the program you’re considering will meet your professional goals.
Arts Entrepreneurship: Where Art Meets StARTup
Kenneth Foster, director of the Arts Leadership program, reflects on applying artists’ creative skills to grow from artist to arts entrepreneur.