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

Polish Music Center: Exploring the Avant-Garde

The adventurous gnarwhallaby ensemble uncovers facets of avant-garde expression in contemporary Polish music in works from such visionary composers as...

3/25 4pm
Composition Showcase

The Composition department presents a concert showcasing new solo, chamber, and vocal works by student composers. The celebrated program has included...

3/26 3pm
USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra: Kind of Blue

Jason Goldman leads the Concert Jazz Orchestra in a program of original arrangements from the biggest jazz album of all-time, Miles Davis' Kind of Blue....

3/27 7:30pm
Musician's Wellness Initiative: Good Vibrations

Emmy Award-winning composer and faculty member Richard Wolf presents a talk about mindfulness and meditation for musicians.

3/28 7pm
Music@RushHour: Oriana & Apollo

The talented singers of the Oriana Women’s Choir and the Apollo Men’s Chorus present an hour of exquisite choral music by Puccini, Runestad, and Dr. Nick...

3/29 5pm

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