Young Artist Project: Daniel Mangiaracino
In the first of four profiles, meet a Thornton alum who combined creativity and passion to create their Young Artist Project.
Young Artist Projects: Redesigning the Classical World
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.
Spring 2023 Live Events Preview
The spring 2023 semester holds a tremendous array of live programs on campus and in Los Angeles.
Jason King named dean of USC Thornton School of Music
Renowned music scholar and musician Jason King has been named dean of the USC Thornton School of Music, effective July 1st.
Lenny Hayes selected as a 2022-2023 Piano Spheres Emerging Artist
USC Thornton keyboard studies doctoral candidate Lenny Hayes has been selected as Emerging Artist for the 2022-2023 Piano Spheres Artist Series. Hayes, under the mentorship of Dr. William Chapman Nyaho, will present piano works by composers of the African Diaspora. This program will also include a commissioned work by a living composer. The classical pianist’s… Continue reading Lenny Hayes selected as a 2022-2023 Piano Spheres Emerging Artist
Fall 2022 Semester in Review
Looking back on an amazing fall 2022 semester at USC Thornton.
The USC Thornton Opera program presents Jonathan Dove and April De Angelis’ witty and moving opera, “Flight.”
Multiple USC Thornton Grads and Faculty Nominated for 2023 GRAMMY Awards
Alumni and faculty from the Jazz Studies program lead a lengthy list of USC Thornton nominees.
Antoinette Perry releases CD “Moments Musicaux”
USC Thornton Keyboard Studies faculty member Antoinette Perry released “Moments Musicaux” on Navona Records in July. The album of solo piano music, which was recorded live in USC Thornton’s Newman Recital Hall, features a blend of German, Austrian, Russian and American music.
Coming Home to USC Thornton
Acclaimed composer Andrew Norman will return to USC Thornton as associate professor of composition in Fall 2023.