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

Jazz Night: Jazz Honors Combo

The Jazz Honors Combo, a select group of USC Thornton jazz musicians led by Jason Goldman, headlines this ongoing showcase of contemporary jazz at Carson...

10/22 7pm
Let All Voices Be Heard: Celebrating Diversity in Classical Music

A concert and discussion, featuring the Los Angeles Orchestra Fellowship, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Street Symphony, and USC Thornton School of...

10/23 7pm
Musician's Wellness: Practicing Presence Through Play

Rhythm facilitator John Fitzgerald leads a session exploring instruments and activities that help connect us to our sense of wellbeing, while being “in play”...

10/23 7pm
Lute Masterclass with Paul O'Dette

Renowned lutenist, conductor, and musicologist Paul O'Dette visits USC Thornton for a masterclass in lute performance. Location: USC Thornton's University...

10/24 1pm
Music@RushHour: Music for Wind Quintet

The Parkside Winds present a concert of music for wind quintet, performing works by Ibert, Hindemith, and Mozart. Relax and skip the traffic each Wednesday...

10/24 5pm

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