Posts Tagged ‘Classical Guitar’

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Bokyung “Bo” Byun announced as a winner of Avery Fisher Career Grant

March 28, 2023

USC Thornton Classical Guitar program alumna Bokyung “Bo” Byun (DMA ’20) was announced as a winner of the Avery Fisher Career Grant on March 28 by The Violin Channel. In 2021, Byun became the first woman in 20 years to win the Guitar Foundation of America competition, and her list of accomplishments is only growing.… Continue reading Bokyung “Bo” Byun announced as a winner of Avery Fisher Career Grant

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Young Artist Project: Olivia Chiang

March 23, 2023

In the second of four profiles, meet a Thornton alum who featured human stories about classical guitarists for her Young Artist Project.

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Young Artist Projects: Redesigning the Classical World

March 9, 2023

Stay tuned in the coming days for a series of profiles of Thornton students who combine creativity and passion to create their Young Artist Projects.

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USC Thornton faculty & alumni celebrated at 65th annual Grammy Awards

February 6, 2023

Celebrating the winners, nominees, and performers of the 65th annual Grammy Awards.

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Spring 2023 Live Events Preview

January 26, 2023

The spring 2023 semester holds a tremendous array of live programs on campus and in Los Angeles.

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Jason King named dean of USC Thornton School of Music

January 24, 2023

Renowned music scholar and musician Jason King has been named dean of the USC Thornton School of Music, effective July 1st.

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Fall 2022 Semester in Review

December 12, 2022

Looking back on an amazing fall 2022 semester at USC Thornton.

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Pardy Minassian finds lost songs in Shoah Foundation archive

November 23, 2022

USC Thornton Classical Guitar program graduate certificate alumna Pardy Minassian was featured on USC Shoah Foundation’s website for discovery of lost Armenian testimonies and songs from the Armenian Genocide. Last year, the Armenian guitarist was awarded a project grant from the Calouste Gyukbenkian Foundation for her multimedia series focused on unpublished Armenian folk songs that… Continue reading Pardy Minassian finds lost songs in Shoah Foundation archive

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Multiple USC Thornton Grads and Faculty Nominated for 2023 GRAMMY Awards

November 15, 2022

Alumni and faculty from the Jazz Studies program lead a lengthy list of USC Thornton nominees.

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A Summer to Remember

September 15, 2022

Thornton Student Ambassadors look back on a summer of unforgettable opportunities and important lessons.