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Thornton alumni perform with Beyoncé and Billie Eilish for the Oscars

USC Thornton alumni, including flutist Gina Luciani (MM ’13), pianist Elise Solberg (’18), viola player Karoline Menezes (MM ’15, GCRT ’17) and tubist India Anderson (‘21), joined Beyoncé for her performance of the Oscar-nominated song “Be Alive” from the film King Richard for the 2022 Oscars. Menezes and Luciani also performed with Billie Eilish and FINNEAS during a live rendition of “No Time To Die” from the 2021 James Bond film of the same name.

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