Posts Tagged ‘Music Technology’


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Multiple USC Thornton Grads and Faculty Nominated for 2023 GRAMMY Awards

November 15, 2022

Alumni and faculty from the Jazz Studies program lead a lengthy list of USC Thornton nominees.


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New Avenues of Scholarship, Performance and Pedagogy

August 24, 2022

USC Thornton welcomes a new crop of faculty members, recognizes long-standing faculty with promotions.


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Beyond Band, Choir and Orchestra

August 23, 2022

USC Thornton School of Music offers music teachers a master’s degree in teaching popular music.


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Meet The New Faculty: Christian Amonson

August 9, 2022

As part of a series honoring faculty appointments, USC Thornton celebrates Christian Amonson’s appointment as an assistant professor of practice in music technology.


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Lessons in Mastering The Recording Studio

July 6, 2022

Third-year pop performance program students become session musicians and producers at LA’s historic Village Studios.


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Christian Amonson

June 7, 2022

Christian Amonson is a recording engineer and producer specializing in acoustic music. Projects include John Williams and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Midori and the Kansas City Symphony, the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields at Abbey Road Studios in London and NPR’s JazzSet at the Kennedy Center, as well as groups like the LA… Continue reading Christian Amonson


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In Conversation with | Dick McIlvery and Fred Vogler

May 3, 2022

In this installment of a series highlighting the relationships forged among USC Thornton faculty and alumni, Dick McIlvery and alumnus Fred Vogler recall the early days of the Thornton Recording Arts program.


USC Thornton alumni and faculty win at 2022 GRAMMY Awards

April 4, 2022

Faculty member Vince Mendoza and alums Grant Gershon, Robert Istad, and Carlos Rafael Rivera are among those who won awards.


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With Risks Come Rewards

September 15, 2021

Dupre’s passion and determination were recognized this year with a pair of Emmy nominations for her work mixing the Disney+ series “WandaVision.”


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Nick Stoubis awarded the Distinguished Faculty Service Award

May 13, 2021

Nick Stoubis, the Chair of the Studio Guitar program at USC Thornton, was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Service Award by the USC Academic Senate. The award honors faculty service to the University that is beyond normal research, administrative, clinical, and teaching responsibilities. The plaque that was part of the award given to Stoubis on Wednesday,… Continue reading Nick Stoubis awarded the Distinguished Faculty Service Award