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 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.
Music director Bob Mintzer and the hard-swinging USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra headline this ongoing series in Ground Zero.
Students of USC Thornton’s renowned Classical Guitar program present an afternoon concert of solo and ensemble music.
Joseph Pereira, Thornton faculty and principal timpanist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, leads this student ensemble in an evening of percussion works.
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.
Classical guitar master and Thornton faculty Pepe Romero offers an up-close glimpse into his renowned artistry in two masterclasses at Thornton.
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.
Pop the champagne corks, sit back, and relax with Gioachino Rossini’s silly, fun comedy Il viaggio a Reims.
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.
Students earning Minors in Thornton’s jazz programs present an evening of contemporary jazz as part of an ongoing series.
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.