Posts Tagged ‘Contemporary Teaching Practice Masters’


Judy Lewis gives keynote speech at music education conference in Norway

December 6, 2018

Judy Lewis, professor in the K-12 Contemporary Teaching Practice program at USC Thornton, gave the keynote address at the National Conference of Music Teacher Educators in Norway this October. Lewis spoke about her work with urban minority children and popular music in a lecture entitled, “The act of listening: What twenty 10-year olds taught me… Continue reading Judy Lewis gives keynote speech at music education conference in Norway


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Beatriz Ilari

November 12, 2014

Beatriz Ilari (she/her) is an Associate 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.,… Continue reading Beatriz Ilari


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Robert Cutietta

September 20, 2011

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