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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 - 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...
Back to School movie clips: http://j.mp/1L7bZU4 BUY THE MOVIE: http://j.mp/12O3ynQ Don't miss the HOTTEST NEW TRAILERS: http://bit.ly/1u2y6pr CLIP DESCRIPTION: Thornton (Rodney Dangerfield) wins over Dean Martin (Ned Beatty) by donating a building. FILM DESCRIPTION: Self-made wealthy guy Thornton Melon (Rodney Dangerfield) decides he needs a better education -- and also to spend some time away from his cheating new wife. Thornton joins his son, Jason (Keith Gordon) at college. Dad hopes to gain his son's respect (isn't that always Dangerfield's motivation?), while his son tries to fit in with his snobbish and brutish fellow students. English professor Diane Turner (Sally Kellerman) forms a strong bond with Thornton, encouraging both father and son to stick out their first year despite al...
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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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.
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.
Once a week, students in USC Thornton's revolutionary Popular Music Performance program take a break from their busy rehearsal and practice schedules for Popular Music Forum -- a lecture series that brings some of the biggest names in the music industry to campus to address a wide range of special topics and issues confronting the popular musician today. This year's guests encompassed a variety of performers, producers and songwriters, including: Graham Nash; Earth, Wind & Fire; the Beach Boys; Smokey Robinson; Sheila E.; and Randy Jackson. Throughout the course of each class, guest speakers provide an overview of their careers in music and answer questions from students about their individual artistic process, the struggles they face as artists, and how the music industry is evolving.
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.
This is my pre-screen video for the USC Thornton School of Music Jazz Studies program. Songs include (in order): Stella by Starlight, My One and Only Love (Solo Chord-Melody Piece), Billie's Bounce (in F) and Blue in Green.
Baritone Anthony Moreno, a current Masters student in the Vocal Arts program at the USC Thornton School of Music, took a circuitous route to discover his talent as an opera singer, one that has led him from rock clubs like the Whisky a Go Go to performances with the Downey Symphony Orchestra. *** Founded in 1884, and today the oldest continually operating cultural institution in Los Angeles, the USC Thornton School of Music consistently ranks among the top one percent of the nation’s music schools and conservatories.
Peek into to any rehearsal room in the Jazz Studies program at USC Thornton and you will hear something you’ve never heard before. From first-year students to accomplished musicians earning graduate degrees, the emphasis is on original music. Learn more: http://music.usc.edu/new-jazz-usc-thornton/
Guest conductor James Conlon leads the USC Thornton Symphony in a performance Maurice Ravel's Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé at the University of Southern California's Bovard Auditorium. The performance appeared on KCET's television show Open Call with host Suzanna Guzmán.
At the beginning of each fall semester, the Thornton Vocal Arts department welcomes students to the first Vocal Forum. Returning students sing for their peers and describe their experiences attending summer training programs all over the world.