Summit representatives established a new Pacific Alliance of Music Schools.
USC Thornton students will work with the conductor through mentorship and other educational opportunities.
This year’s USC Thornton class represents a diverse selection of performing styles and musical genres.
The current iteration of the group will continue its long-standing legacy of international performance with an Asian tour, which is scheduled for summer.
Classical composers will go head-to-head every hour from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Los Angeles Master Chorale will salute composer Morten Lauridsen with a performance of his works at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Ira Harden enrolled at USC with the aim of perfecting his practice.
The USC Trojan Marching Band drumline performes during the grand opening of the Old Navy flagship store in China.
A startup created by two USC students has been selected for this year’s South by Southwest tournament in Texas.
Jim Svejda interviews Academy Award nominee Thomas Newman, who composed the score for Saving Mr. Banks.
Upon approval by the FCC, commercial classical music station KDB in Santa Barbara, Calif., will be operated by Classical KUSC, a nonprofit public station.
Friday Lilly will be presenting a proposal in late June to use traditional Indian music to help relieve anxiety in patients undergoing chemotherapy.
The USC Dornsife professor investigates race and nation-making through music, and the idea of music as a performative political act.
With instruments like “trash harp,” “birdhouse sitar” and “woolly wine bottle trombones,” the sound art concert on Dec. 16 promises to delight and surprise.
Chris Sampson, vice dean for contemporary music at the USC Thornton School of Music, will take part in a music festival at The Kennedy Center.
The USC Thornton School of Music has announced that violist Michael Tree will join the faculty next fall — an addition that further strengthens the school’s strings faculty.
Singer-songwriters in USC Thornton’s Popular Music Performance program open for The Beach Boys in Bovard Auditorium on Oct. 25.
Classical KUSC is introducing a sing-off to showcase the most talented high school choirs in Southern California.
The 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 22 were enlivened by Elton John performing “Home Again,” a song from his new album.
Sir Elton lit up the stage Sept. 16 at Bovard Auditorium for the Elton John Goes Back to School concert, a Vision and Voices Signature Event.
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
With help from Antonio Damasio, cellist Yo-Yo Ma demonstrates the variety of emotions communicated from musician to listener.
Gimel “Young Guru” Keaton is joining the faculty of the USC Thornton School of Music as an artist-in-residence.
Who would believe that some of the best concert venues in America are under a larger-than-life catsup bottle in rural Illinois?
On any given Friday, students in the USC Thornton School of Music’s Popular Music Program hear from the likes of Lindsey Buckingham, Chaka Khan, John Fogerty or Ben Folds.
The USC Thornton School of Music has appointed new faculty members Andrew Norman and Ted Hearne as assistant professors of composition.
Listeners often say that Classical KUSC’s music transports them to a happier place, and now it literally will be true.
A national and local multiethnic lineup of classical and opera artists will perform on Aug. 18 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech at the 1963 March on Washington.
Imagine an eclectic music festival occurring at multiple venues along Route 66, America’s iconic Main Street.
Classical KDFC announcers Bill Lueth, Dianne Nicolini and Hoyt Smith are on the ballot for the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame Class of 2013. All three are nominated in the Program Host category.
“The Shore, Symphony No. 3,” a chorus and orchestra piece premiered on June 1 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, Calif.
A recent listener survey found largely positive reactions to Classical KDFC’s various programming changes.
David Foster’s no-holds-barred challenges to students underscore what it takes to succeed in popular music.