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 Symphony: Mahler's First

Carl St.Clair leads the USC Thornton Symphony in a work that forever shifted the musical landscape—Gustav Mahler's iconic First Symphony.

9/7 7:30pm
USC Thornton Symphony: Prokofiev & Bernstein

Resident conductor Sharon Lavery leads the USC Thornton Symphony in a rousing program featuring Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story as well as...

9/19 7:30pm
Thornton Edge

Donald Crocket leads the USC Thornton Edge new music group in a program of modern works for large ensemble.

10/2 7:30pm
Concerto Night with the USC Thornton Symphony

Guest conductor Andrés Cárdenes, artistic director of the Carnegie Mellon University Philharmonic, leads the USC Thornton Symphony in the annual Concerto...

10/12 7:30pm
USC Thornton Chamber Orchestra: Haydn & Ravel

Carl St.Clair leads the USC Thornton Chamber Orchestra in a joyful program, featuring Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin and Mother Goose Suite, along with...

11/9 7:30pm

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