Stories by Jenevieve Ting:
Opera meets camp in unique Hercules vs. Vampires
USC Thornton alum Patrick Morganelli’s latest project, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, combines classic music and a cult movie.
William Forsythe’s ‘Black Flags’ raises choreography to a new level
The innovative USC Kaufman faculty member explores the peripheries of art, movement and space in his most recent work.
USC pianist merges two passions — music and film
An Italian master’s student captures a one-piano, eight-hands performance in the Hamptons.
Peter Erskine’s talent on the drums can’t be beat
The USC musician will receive the university’s highest faculty award for artistic expression.
Try winning a concerto competition with one hand
An injury forces a USC pianist to focus on pieces for the left hand, but was his strategy the key to victory?
Tech brings medieval music to the modern world
Adam and Rotem Gilbert are honored for making early music — drawn from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque periods — resonate with today’s students.
USC Thornton alum steps into spotlight on John Legend tour
Ryan Lerman is music director and guitarist for Grammy winner’s road show.
Choral and sacred music grads becoming leading educators nationwide
USC Thornton alumni taking key positions at universities.
USC Thornton pair’s work on Anna Nicole nears final curtain
USC Thornton faculty members Peter Erskine and Rod Gilfry are working together to tell the absurd, unbelievable and surprisingly poignant tale of the pop culture phenomenon Anna Nicole Smith.
Songwriter Steinberg to guest at USC Thornton’s Master Session
Grammy-award winning songwriter Billy Steinberg will host a Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Session at the USC Thornton School of Music on Sept. 20
Recent publications from USC faculty: Best Fiction by Timothy Knight, Large White House Speaking by Mark Irwin, The Birth of a Discipline by Harold Slavkin, and Dark Matters and Other Plays by Oliver Mayer
The practice of branding is generally understood as a tool of marketing — a way to make a product more personal and attractive to consumers.
The It factor
If it doesn’t spread, it’s dead. This is the core argument behind a book co-written by Provost Professor Henry Jenkins.
USC exhibition explores international genocide
Rosie the Riveter, Che Guevara and Uncle Sam — what do these seemingly dissimilar historical figures all have in common?
Planet Without Apes warns that extinction of the great apes — chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas and orangutans — threatens to become a reality.