The Visions and Voices Initiative emphasizes USC's commitment to interdisciplinary approaches. Check out the spectacular array of events conceived and organized by faculty and schools throughout the university.
The USC Pacific Asia Museum hosts a collection of over 15,000 objects, spanning more than five thousand years, that include rare examples of art and ethnographic objects from Asia and the Pacific Islands.
Join us for a captivating evening of dance that touches the heart of the human experience. In elegant and soulful works, Ballet Memphis combines artistic innovation with an unwavering commitment to community, imbuing the classical tradition of ballet with contemporary relevance.
Carl St.Clair, artistic leader of the USC Thornton orchestras, leads the USC Thornton Symphony in a performance of the music of Dimitri Shostakovich and an exploration of the fraught relationship between the composer and Stalin’s Communist regime.
Keyboard Studies faculty Antoinette Perry presents Moments Musicaux Across Cultures, a recital featuring piano works by Schubert, Schumann, Rachmaninov and Gottschalk.
H. Robert Reynolds and Sharon Lavery lead the USC Thornton Wind Ensemble in American Emblems, a concert honoring the 200th anniversary of The Star Spangled Banner.
Interim Music Director Greg Johnson leads the USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra in the music of influential classic big band composers.
A rare performance of shomyo and shirabyoshi by musician, Makiko Sakurai.
Donald Crockett leads USC Thornton Edge in Thornton Composers: The Younger Generation, featuring Thornton composers under the age of 40. The program includes music by Composition faculty Ted Hearne, Andrew Norman and Sean Friar.
Los Angeles Philharmonic artistic director and conductor Gustavo Dudamel will present a high-voltage program featuring Mahler’s Fifth Symphony and David Lang’s Man Made. Guest artists So Percussion will inspire you to rethink the possibilities of percussive music with their unconventional instruments and mesmerizing theatricality.