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

USC Thornton Symphony: Concerto Night

Guest conductor Murry Sidlin leads the USC Thornton Symphony in the annual Concerto Night, showcasing three outstanding student soloists. Clarinetist Max...

10/16 7:30pm
Popular Music: First-Year Showcase

Popular Music faculty members Andy Abad and Patrice Rushen lead first-year Popular Music students in an exploration of the foundations of their craft.

10/16 8pm
Jazz Forum with Peter Erksine

Legendary drummer and USC Thornton faculty member Peter Erksine leads students in a Jazz forum. Please note: this event has moved to Carson Center.

10/21 8pm
Total Body Care for Musicians: A Two-Part Information & Screening Event

Part 1: Information Session with Dr. Aimee Diaz & Michelle Nguyen RD Tuesday, October 22 – 7:00 PM, Schoenfeld Hall Play Without Pain Feeling tight, stiff...

10/22 7pm
Choral Conducting Masterclass with Jerry Blackstone

GRAMMY award-winning choral conductor Jerry Blackstone presents a masterclass for choral conducting students. A highly respected conducting pedagogue,...

10/23 10am

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