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 at Rush Hour: Urban Encore

Urban Encore connects underserved communities with world-class musicians and emerging artists in Los Angeles. USC Thornton students and alumni will share...

2/20 5pm
USC Thornton Symphony: New Music for Orchestra

Donald Crockett, chair of the Composition program, leads the USC Thornton Symphony in this annual concert featuring original works by Thornton student...

2/20 7:30pm
Strings Showcase

Outstanding students of Thornton’s Strings program present an evening of solo and chamber performances.

2/22 6:30pm
Studio Guitar Showcase

Thornton’s Studio Guitar program presents its guitar ensembles in an annual showcase.

2/22 7pm
Drum Day

The USC Thornton Community Engagement Program celebrates the diversity and universality of the percussion family of musical instruments. The day-long event...

2/24 12pm

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