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
Andrew Rudy, a USC Thornton Music Industry program student, was recently interviewed by local publication Shoutout LA. In the piece, he talked about what keeps him busy as an artist, what he wants his legacy to be and which people in his life deserve recognition. “I love every facet that goes into making my music.… Continue reading Andrew Rudy featured in Los Angeles publication
As senior vice president of television music for DreamWorks Animation, Alex Nickson oversees the musical creative direction for the studio’s rapidly growing slate of original television projects, including content for Netflix, Apple TV+, Peacock, Amazon, Hulu and other leading broadcasters around the world. Some of the most recent series include Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, Gabby’s Dollhouse, The… Continue reading Alex Nickson
Music Industry alum Yudan Zou (‘19) released album “Aphasia” on October 7 with France-based contemporary musiclabel Elektramusic.
Major: Music Industry; Economics Graduation year: 2023 Hometown: Boise, ID USC Organizations: Model UN, 840 West, Journal of Music Industry Hashtag to describe yourself: #openbook Favorite place on campus: The grassy area behind Thornton. Describe your favorite USC Thornton experience so far. Through lessons with Professor Richard Smith, I’ve been able to push my skills… Continue reading Aidan McIntyre
Major: Music Industry Minor: Legal Studies Graduation year: 2023 Hometown: Leawood, Kansas USC Organizations: Trojan Marching Band (Drumline), Gamma Phi Beta, Phi Alpha Delta, 840 West, USC Society of Women in Law Hashtag to describe yourself: #askmeaboutmydogs Favorite place on campus: The lawns around Thornton. Describe your favorite USC Thornton experience so far. My most… Continue reading Sydney Ahmed
USC Thornton Music Industry student Ted Bordeau is the 2021 recipient of the ASCAP Foundation Molly Hyman Music Scholarship.
Sophie Reeves has touched on many different aspects of the music industry in over a decade of experience including tour management, artist management, artist relations, and producing large scale events. She’s worked with some of the biggest artists in the world including Foster the People, Nas, Kygo, Jack Johnson, Frank Ocean, Skrillex and many others.… Continue reading Sophie Reeves