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Image from USC Thornton Jazz Night featuring the USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra
USC Thornton Jazz Night featuring the USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra
04/17/2014: 7:00PM

Music director Bob Mintzer and the hard-swinging USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra headline this ongoing series in Ground Zero.

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Classical Guitar Program Recital
04/19/2014: 2:00PM

Students of USC Thornton’s renowned Classical Guitar program present an afternoon concert of solo and ensemble music.


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USC Thornton Percussion Ensemble
04/21/2014: 7:30PM

Joseph Pereira, Thornton faculty and principal timpanist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, leads this student ensemble in an evening of percussion works. 

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Latin Pop Ensemble
04/22/2014: 9:00PM

Thornton faculty Andy Abad leads the USC Thornton Latin Pop Ensemble in an evening of Latin music from the Caribbean, Mexico, Columbia and more featuring Mariachi, Reggaeton and a host of styles.


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Pepe Romero Masterclasses
04/23/2014 - 04/24/2014: 7:00PM

Classical guitar master and Thornton faculty Pepe Romero offers an up-close glimpse into his renowned artistry in two masterclasses at Thornton.

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Mehfil Massive: South Asian Religions Remixed through Poetry and Music
04/23/2014: 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Collaborations between poets and musicians have been a staple of South Asian religious life for centuries. This tradition will get a 21st-century update in a landmark evening featuring performances by legendary diasporic South Asian artists.


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USC Thornton Opera Presents Il viaggio a Reims
04/23/2014: 8:00PM

Pop the champagne corks, sit back, and relax with Gioachino Rossini’s silly, fun comedy Il viaggio a Reims.

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Working with Digitized Manuscripts: New Approaches to Old Sources Part I
04/24/2014: 4:00PM

The Mellon Foundation/Early Modern Studies Institute Colloquium Series presents the lecture Working with Digitized Manuscripts: New Approaches to Old Sources Part I featuring Deborah McGrady from the University of Virginia.


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USC Thornton Jazz Night featuring Jazz Minors
04/24/2014: 7:00PM

Students earning Minors in Thornton’s jazz programs present an evening of contemporary jazz as part of an ongoing series.

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Arts Leadership: A Contemporary Vision, Featuring the Kronos Quartet
04/24/2014: 7:30PM - 9:30PM

San Francisco's Kronos Quartet is one of the world’s most celebrated and influential ensembles. The quartet exemplifies arts leadership at its most transformative. An interactive discussion/performance with these remarkable musicians will explore their history, inspirations and sustainability in the arts.