Dallas Caton (BS ’20), a music producer and USC Thornton Music Industry program alumnus, was awarded a platinum record by the Recording Industry Association of America for his production of Em Beihold’s hit song “Numb Little Bug.”
USC Thornton alumnus Casey Stone (’93) received a Peabody Award for his work as a score mixer on the Disney+ television series Andor. Stone has recorded and mixed scores for acclaimed productions such as Free Guy, Edge of Tomorrow and Frozen.
Jane Davidson is an attorney who focuses her practice on Entertainment Law and Litigation at Munck Wilson Mandala. After graduating from USC Thornton’s Music Industry program, Davidson worked full-time in the music industry while pursuing her law degree from Loyola Law School’s evening program. As a litigator, her primary focus area is intellectual property in entertainment… Continue reading Jane Davidson
Joe Poindexter is a recognized music industry executive responsible for all-things digital at PULSE Music Group, an independent music publisher, record label and music services company based in Los Angeles. The company’s roster of talented artists, producers and songwriters includes Brent Faiyaz, Turnstile, Kehlani, James Blake, Ty Dolla $ign, Cordae, Tyler Johnson, El-P, Freddie Gibbs,… Continue reading Joe Poindexter
Looking back on a remarkable year at USC Thornton.
Looking back on an amazing fall 2022 semester at USC Thornton.
Billboard Magazine named the USC Thornton School of Music one of the top music business schools in the U.S. The 2022 report on top music business colleges and universities is based on industry recommendations, alumni information and affordability. Billboard reports the list is the most geographically diverse list to date.
USC Thornton Music Industry program adjunct instructor and Latina publicist Loren Medina was interviewed by POPSUGAR about how she founded her firm Guerrera PR, Marketing & Management and came to work with some of today’s rising Latinx music stars. In the interview, Medina touched on the importance of maintaining her authenticity despite the industry’s pressures,… Continue reading Loren Medina talks about working with today’s Latinx music stars
Three USC Thornton alumni have been recognized with 2022 Emmy nominations. Music director and Thornton Jazz Studies Department alumnus Eli Brueggemann (MM ’03) was nominated for Outstanding Music Direction for his work on “Saturday Night Live.” Executive producer and Thornton Music Industry program alumnus Bobby Campbell (’08) received a nomination for Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-recorded)… Continue reading Thornton alumni garner 2022 Emmy nominations
USC Thornton Music Industry program faculty member Lindsay Wolfington and fellow music supervisor Laura Webb won the award for Best Music Supervision – Television Movie at the 2022 Guild of Music Supervisors Awards for their work on To All the Boys: Always and Forever. This is the second year in a row that the duo… Continue reading Lindsay Wolfington wins at 2022 Guild of Music Supervisors Awards