Posts Tagged ‘Community Engagement’


Robert Cutietta, dean of the USC Thornton School of Music, speaking at a charity event at USC

Robert Cutietta: 20 Years of Visionary Excellence

August 20, 2021

The Dean of both the USC Thornton School of Music and the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance reflects on 20 years of leadership at USC.


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Jake Cassman produces podcast on improvisation and creativity

July 12, 2021

Jake Cassman, a Master’s student in USC Thornton’s Community Music program, has produced a new podcast on improvisation and creativity.


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Welcome to USC Thornton

August 17, 2020

The Fall 2020 semester will soon be in full swing. For new and returning students alike, here you will find a selection of resources and ways to stay connected as you begin the new school year.


Class of 2020 photo album

Class of 2020 Photo Album

May 28, 2020

From one-on-one sessions with their favorite faculty, to tours abroad with Thornton music ensembles, the Class of 2020 photo album offers a look back at some of the moments our graduates will remember most.


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Best wishes from our faculty and staff

May 15, 2020

As we celebrate the Class of 2020 online, our faculty and staff join in with messages of pride and best wishes for this accomplished and determined class of students.


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All Together Now

April 2, 2020

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.


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Daily Trojan highlights Live! From Somewhere performance series

March 31, 2020

The Daily Trojan, USC’s student-led newspaper, recently highlighted USC Thornton’s new video series, Live! From Somewhere. The series was launched on March 16 in response to recent closures and event cancellations, and as the school’s artists have looked for ways to continue making music while social distancing. Live! From Somewhere presents homemade performances by Thornton… Continue reading Daily Trojan highlights Live! From Somewhere performance series


USC Thornton presents Live! From Somewhere

March 16, 2020

Live concerts have been canceled, but the show must go on. We offer the first in a series of performances by USC Thornton students, live from wherever they may be.


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USC Thornton Spring 2020 Events Preview

January 17, 2020

The Spring 2020 semester at USC Thornton brings with it an impressively packed calendar of events. Take a look at just a few of the many events in store, and join us for a memorable season of performances.


Welcome to USC Thornton

September 26, 2019

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