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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Photo of jazz musicians playing horn instruments on stage in concert attire.

The USC Thornton Honors Combo, under the direction of Professor Jason Goldman, pushes the boundaries of jazz music by combining elements of multiple arts...

9/26 7pm
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ALAJE, the Afro-Latin American Jazz Ensemble led by Jazz Studies Professor of Percussion Aarón Serfaty, features music from various genres of Latin culture....

10/3 7pm
Photo of student musician playing their instrument on stage in concert attire.

Faculty member Frank Ticheli leads new music ensemble Thornton Edge in an evening performance featuring the world premiere of Gross Misconduct by Thornton...

10/4 7:30pm
Popular music singer performing on stage.

Students from the USC Thornton Popular Music Program demonstrate their talents in performance, songwriting, arranging and production in this series of...

10/6 6pm
Popular music singer performing on stage.

Students from the USC Thornton Popular Music Program demonstrate their talents in performance, songwriting, arranging and production in this series of...

10/6 8:30pm

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Baroque Sinfonia

4/29/2022

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