Thornton School of Music

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The Thornton School consistently ranks among the top one percent of the nation’s music schools and conservatories.

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Upcoming Events

Music Education Discussion with Susan O'Neill

Susan O'Neill, president-elect of the International Society for Music Education, leads a discussion on music education with students in USC Thornton’s Music...

1/22 5pm
And Still We Rise: Women of Color Creating Community through the Arts

Organized by Ken Foster, director of the USC Thornton Arts Leadership Program, two interactive events—a conversation and a dance flash mob—celebrate the...

1/23 3:30pm
CANCELLED - Faculty Recital with Jessica Maxfield

Classical saxophonist Jessica Maxfield presents her first faculty recital since joining the Winds & Percussion faculty in 2017, with pianist Akina Motoyama....

1/25 7:30pm
USC Thornton Symphony: A Hero's Welcome

Carl St.Clair leads the USC Thornton Symphony in a wide-ranging program, including Richard Strauss's spectacular tone-poem, Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life).

1/26 7:30pm
Opera Scenes

The singing actors of the USC Thornton Opera program present an exciting and wide-ranging selection of excerpts, from operetta to grand opera.

2/2 7pm

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