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In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org - Nick Strimple, Professor of Music at USC's Thornton School and Music Director at Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church, discusses the history and practice of music, especially choral music, in the Christian tradition. He briefly covers the history of music in church in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, assesses current trends in worship music in both the church and pop arenas, and passes along advice to other people who are considering a career as - or need help with being - a Music Director. He also discusses the student body at the Thornton School and his personal goals as an educator at the institution.
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In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org - Robert Cutietta, Dean of the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California, introduces himself and the school that he runs, and shares his thoughts on some of the school's key goals, such as hiring and fostering a faculty who are both artists and teachers, further improving the institution's already impressive community outreach initiatives, and launching a new Popular Music program. He also gives advice to music students and their parents, about how to prepare for a college career in a music program, and what his program in particular looks for in the students it accepts.
In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org - Norman Krieger, a Professor of Keyboard Studies at USC's Thornton School, shares his thoughts on learning and playing music in today's musical environment. He discusses what he feels to be the responsibilities of a teacher to their students, the role of mentors to a career in music, what students and novice musicians should emphasize in their practice to maximize the value of their practice time, and offers tips on building your musicality, as well as on to approach the modern piano as an instrument capable of capturing the sounds of four centuries of piano repertoire.
When the curtain rises Nov. 14 on the USC Thornton Opera production of Shakespeare's "The Tempest," not all of the magic and drama will be on the Bing Theatre stage. From now through opening night, USC is documenting the process of bringing the West Coast premiere of composer Lee Hoiby's opera to life with weekly short videos.
In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org - Frank Ticheli, professor, composition, received his master's and doctoral degrees in composition from the University of Michigan where he studied with William Albright, George Wilson and Pulitzer Prize winners Leslie Bassett and William Bolcom. Dr. Ticheli was composer-in-residence with the Pacific Symphony Orchestra from 1991 to 1998. Awards for his music include the prestigious Charles Ives Scholarship and Goddard Lieberson Fellowship, both from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, First Prize in the Texas Sesquicentennial Orchestral Composition Competition, the Frances and William Schuman Fellowship, the Ross Lee Finney Award and frequent summer residencies at the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. The Pacific Symphony Orchestra's Koch label r...
Every week, the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music brings major recording artists and music industry leaders to a class called Popular Music Forum. On Oct. 17, multi-GRAMMY winning recording artist Chaka Khan came to campus, giving feedback to a handful of singers in the school's Popular Music program who were backed by bands of fellow students. Here's the story of three of the singers and how they did.