Jake Cassman, a Master’s student in USC Thornton’s Community Music program, has produced a new podcast on improvisation and creativity.
Trojan Family Magazine recently put a spotlight on arts education in Los Angeles, as championed by a number of USC educators, including USC Thornton faculty and alumni. The article, “The Trojans Bringing Arts Education Back to Kids and Schools,” points to Peter Webster, Thornton’s Scholar-in-Residence and Vice Dean of Division of Scholarly & Professional Studies,… Continue reading “Trojan Family Magazine” explores the cutting-edge work of Thornton music educators
Beatriz Ilari (she/her) is a Professor of Music Teaching & Learning at the USC Thornton School of Music, where she teaches graduate courses in music psychology, the sociology of music, cultural diversity in music teaching and learning and research methods. She has conducted extensive research with babies, preschoolers and school-aged children from the U.S., Brazil,… Continue reading Beatriz Ilari
Robert Cutietta stepped down as dean of the USC Thornton School of Music and the Glorya Kaufman School of Dance at the end of the 2022 academic year. He will remain in the school as a faculty member. He was dean of USC Thornton for 20 years, during which time he oversaw significant expansions in… Continue reading Robert Cutietta