Thornton Alumni Videos
The Alumni Video Series features interviews with USC Thornton's diverse, innovative, and acclaimed graduates.
David Allen Moore: USC Thornton Alumni Video Series
David Allen Moore, BM '94, member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's bass section and current Thornton faculty, talks about how attending Thornton influenced his professional career.
Ryan Cross: USC Thornton Alumni Video Series
Jazz bassist extraordinaire Ryan Cross, BM '99, talks about his experience at Thornton.
Veronika Krausas: USC Thornton Alumni Video Series
Composer Veronika Krausas, Thornton alumna and current faculty member, talks about her new opera "The Mortal Thoughts of Lady Macbeth." For more information on the opera, click here.
Joel Clifft: USC Thornton Alumni Video Series
Joel Clifft, MM '02, DMA '07, talks about his new music theory application for the iPhone, Music Theory Pro, which will be released in early September.
Jack Zoephel: USC Thornton Alumni Video Series
Jack Zoephel, BS '08, talks about working as a music engineer for Aderra Inc., a position offered to him after he graduated from Thornton's esteemed Music Industry program.
Alexandra Loutsion: USC Thornton Alumni Video Series
Soprano Alexandra Loutsion, MM '08, Graduate Certificate '10, talks about the Thornton Opera program, the audition process, and her new position as Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artist.
Aron Kallay: USC Thornton Alumni Video Series
Pianist and faculty member Aron Kallay, DMA '09, talks about his interest in new music and the support he received as a student at the Thornton School.
Yang Xu: USC Thornton Alumni Video Series
Yang Xu, acclaimed violinist with The Metropolitan Opera orchestra, explains how Midori, the chair of the Strings program at the Thornton School, helped him develop as a musician.
Jessica Cheng: USC Thornton Alumni Video Series
Violinist Jessica Cheng, BM '04, MM '06, talks about the advantages of studying in Los Angeles and the freelancing opportunities for musicians. Currently the first violinist with the St. Louis Symphony, she walks us through the audition process and her elation at being selected.