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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USC Thornton Opera: “Béatrice et Bénédict”

The USC Thornton Opera, together with the USC Thornton Symphony, presents Hector Berlioz's sparkling comic opera, Béatrice et Bénédict, based on...

4/23 2pm
Percussion Ensemble: Into the Unknown

Joseph Pereira, Thornton faculty member and principal timpanist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, leads the Percussion Ensemble in a program including David...

4/24 7:30pm
Vocal Chamber Music Showcase

Faculty member Lisa Sylvester leads students from the Vocal Chamber Music class in works from across the centuries, featuring Vocal Arts majors collaborating...

4/25 5:30pm
Chamber Music Festival

Faculty member Karen Dreyfus leads an intensive two-day festival featuring chamber music masterworks performed by students from the Strings Department...

4/25 7:30pm
Latin Pop Showcase

Faculty member Andy Abad and students from the Popular Music Program showcase songs in the styles of Juanes, Shakira, and Trio Los Pancho, among many others.

4/25 8pm

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