Posts Tagged ‘Vocal Arts’


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Memories and Lessons Learned

May 5, 2022

As USC Thornton commences the spring 2022 semester, graduating seniors look back at their time as Thornton Ambassadors.


Places of Honor

March 10, 2022

Glenn Dicterow and Elizabeth Hynes are recognized with prestigious endowed faculty positions at USC Thornton.


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Reyna Gordon promoted to associate professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

February 1, 2022

Vocal arts alum Dr. Reyna Gordon (BM ‘01) has been promoted to associate professor and awarded tenure in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. Gordon currently serves as one of the co-directors of the Vanderbilt Music Cognition Lab, where she leads an interdisciplinary research program focused on musicality… Continue reading Reyna Gordon promoted to associate professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Alondra Santos featured in Daily Trojan

November 15, 2021

Alondra Santos, a sophomore in the USC Thornton Vocal Arts program, was recently featured in a Daily Trojan article discussing her background as a mariachi performer and its influence on her artistry as a singer-songwriter. The piece also explores the close student-mentor relationship that Santos has established with vocals arts & opera faculty member Elizabeth… Continue reading Alondra Santos featured in Daily Trojan


A Finnish-American Opera with Global Perspective

October 26, 2021

USC Thornton School of Music and Uniarts Helsinki’s Sibelius Academy collaborate on world-premiere opera “All the Truths We Cannot See: A Chernobyl Story.”


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Reservations Now Open to Audiences for USC Thornton Signature Series Events

October 20, 2021

Select events for the Fall 2021 semester will stream on Thornton/LIVE with limited in-person audiences.


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DMA student and composer Leaha Maria Villarreal premieres art song with Prima Voce Emerging Artists Fall Concert Series

September 29, 2021

DMA student and composer Leaha Maria Villarreal premieres art song with Prima Voce Emerging Artists Fall Concert Series.


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Ambassador Blog: Research Opportunities at USC Thornton

April 28, 2021

USC Thornton Student Ambassador Rachel Tan discusses the opportunities for creative and professional growth both inside and outside the classroom.


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Fall 2020 Semester in Review

January 7, 2021

Take a look back at some of our favorite stories from the summer and fall of 2020, a celebration of what is possible through the resiliency of our exceptional artists and scholars.


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Marilyn Horne to receive Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award

January 5, 2021

USC Thornton alumna Marilyn Horne was recently announced as one of the Recording Academy’s 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award honorees. Horne is widely celebrated as one of the world’s most renowned opera singers. Her decades-spanning career has earned her four GRAMMY Awards and 15 nominations, as well as a 1992 National Medal of Arts and numerous… Continue reading Marilyn Horne to receive Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award