Thornton School of Music Events

April 22 - 28, 2018

Sunday, April 22

USC Thornton Opera Presents "Postcard from Morocco"
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The USC Thornton Opera, together with the USC Thornton Symphony, presents Dominick Argento's Postcard from Morocco, a vivid and often absurd portrait of...

Monday, April 23

Chamber Music Festival: Winds & Percussion
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As part of a three-day festival, USC Thornton’s Winds & Percussion students present an afternoon of chamber music under the direction of Kristy...

Jazz Night
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Students from Thornton's jazz programs showcase contemporary jazz works at Carson Center. SPRING SCHEDULE: Thurs, Feb. 15 at 8PM - Feat. USC Thornton...

4/23 7:30pm

Tuesday, April 24

Chamber Music Festival: Vocal Arts

As part of a three-day festival, Vocal Arts students collaborate with student instrumentalists in repertoire from the Classical Era to the 21st century under...

Chamber Music Festival: Strings
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As the culmination of a three-day festival, USC Thornton's Strings students present chamber music repertoire from the Classical Era to the 21st century under...

Wednesday, April 25

Chamber Music Festival: Strings
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As the culmination of a three-day festival, USC Thornton's Strings students present chamber music repertoire from the Classical Era to the 21st century under...

Chamber Music Festival: Strings
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As the culmination of a three-day festival, USC Thornton's Strings students present chamber music repertoire from the Classical Era to the 21st century under...

Popular Music: First-Year Showcase
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Led by professors Andy Abad and Patrice Rushen, first-year Popular Music program students explore the foundations of their craft in this showcase...

Thursday, April 26

Lute Masterclass with Paul O'Dette
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Paul O’Dette, renowned lutenist, conductor, and musicologist, visits USC Thornton for a masterclass on early music and classical guitar performance.

Friday, April 27

Keyboard Studies: Concerto Competition Finals
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Selected student finalists from the Keyboard Studies department perform before a panel of guest adjudicators in this popular competition finale.

Baroque Sinfonia: Mysteries and Muses of the German Baroque
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The USC Thornton Baroque Sinfonia, led by Adam Knight Gilbert, presents a concert of German Baroque music by Dieterich Buxtehude, Heinrich Biber, Johann...

Popular Music: Second-Year Showcase
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Sean Holt leads second-year Popular Music students in this showcase, focusing on stylistic nuance, groove, and ensemble technique. POPULAR MUSIC...

Saturday, April 28

Popular Music: Third-Year Showcase
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Third-year Popular Music students present original music written, arranged, and performed under the direction of professors Patrice Rushen and Richard...