Meet the new faculty: Seth Parker Woods
As part of a new series this spring, USC Thornton is introducing a number of exceptional new faculty members at the school. Acclaimed cellist Dr. Seth Parker Woods joins the faculty as an assistant professor of practice, string chamber music and cello. A recipient of the 2022 Chamber Music America Michael Jaffee Visionary Award and hailed by The Guardian as “a cellist of power and grace” who possesses “mature artistry and… Continue reading Meet the new faculty: Seth Parker Woods
Seth Parker Woods
Cellist Dr. Seth Parker Woods has joined the faculty of USC Thornton as an assistant professor of practice beginning in April 2022. Woods will direct the USC Thornton Strings Department’s chamber music program while teaching cello. Woods, the recipient of the 2022 Chamber Music America Michael Jaffee Visionary Award hailed by The Guardian as “a cellist of power and grace” who… Continue reading Seth Parker Woods
Class of 2021: Outstanding Graduates
Five USC Thornton students receive distinction as the outstanding graduates of the Class of 2021.
Thornton Student Ambassadors Look Back: Part 2
On the eve of graduating, USC Thornton Student Ambassadors reflect on what they’ve learned, offering lessons and perspectives to the incoming class.
Fall 2020 Semester in Review
Take a look back at some of our favorite stories from the summer and fall of 2020, a celebration of what is possible through the resiliency of our exceptional artists and scholars.
Early Music and Modern Technology
Early Music faculty member Jason Yoshida shares tech expertise in a new bonus digital recording class, giving students essential skills and alternative performance opportunities.
Thornton artists awarded San Francisco Classical Voice Audience Choice Awards
Multiple USC Thornton artists and alumni-founded ensembles were awarded San Francisco Classical Voice’s Audience Choice Awards for the 2019-2020 season. This year was the first-ever Audience Choice Awards with a category dedicated to celebrating the vibrant classical music scene in Los Angeles. HOCKET, the piano duo of alumni Sarah Gibson (MM ‘10, DMA ‘15) and… Continue reading Thornton artists awarded San Francisco Classical Voice Audience Choice Awards
Thornton/LIVE: A Virtual Stage
As remote learning continues through the Fall 2020 semester, USC Thornton has launched a new virtual stage, Thornton/LIVE, featuring online events and performances for the entire community.
USC Thornton welcomes the second cohort of the Los Angeles Orchestra Fellowship
The post-graduate program designed to increase diversity in American orchestras has announced its second cohort of exceptional musicians.
USC Thornton Summer Rewind
Join us each week for a look back at the 2019-2020 school year as we celebrate some of our favorite stories about our students, faculty and alumni.