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.
The USC Thornton Chamber Singers, conducted by Jo-Michael Scheibe, presents Chiaroscuro, an evening of varied music hosted in conjunction with the USC Thornton Concert Choir, conducted by Cristian Grases.
Interim Music Director Greg Johnson leads the USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra in the music of influential modern big band composers as part of this ongoing series of contemporary jazz.
H. Robert Reynolds and Sharon Lavery lead the USC Thornton Wind Ensemble in Mozart and Others.
The USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra, led by interim music director Jason Goldman. Jason Goldman, presents an evening of big band music featuring singers from the Popular Music program in standard and original compositions.
With Sex Stains
Join us for a riotously entertaining, politically provocative evening with punk-feminist icon Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill, Le Tigre) and her new band, The Julie Ruin, whose music is raw, soulful and incredibly danceable.
Viola faculty Karen Dreyfus, in collaboration with students and faculty, presents An Evening in Bohemia featuring chamber music by Bohuslav Martinů and Antonín Dvořák.
Karaoke—a Japanese word that translates into English as “empty orchestra”— is everywhere. A participatory karaoke event, exhibition and discussion with New Sound Karaoke, Amy Von Harrington, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, Valerie Tevere and Angel Nevarez will explore karaoke as a technology, an aesthetic and a participatory cultural practice.