William Vennard: The Art and Science of Great Teaching

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 8:30am to 4:30pm

This is a past event.

Doheny Memorial Library (DML), Room #240
3550 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

A day-long symposium celebrates the groundbreaking, science-informed voice teaching of William Vennard (1909-1971), chair of USC Thornton's voice department for over two decades. Speakers include Stephen Austin, Ken Bozeman, Thomas Cleveland, Cindy Dewey, Lynn Helding, Scott McCoy, Kari Ragan, and Donald Simonson, and the event will culminated in the dedication of the USC Libraries' William Vennard Collection, which consists of his personal lesson notes, books, and other research materials.

Doheny Memorial  Library, Room #240 "Friends of the USC Libraries" Lecture Hall

This event is made possible by a USC Libraries Dean's Challenge Grant and is co-sponsored by the USC Thornton School of Music.

Event Type



University Park Campus


classicalperformance, vocalarts, employees


Free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-served, and RSVPs are not available.

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