Thornton School of Music

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The oldest continually operating cultural institution in Los Angeles, USC Thornton is widely regarded as one of the nation’s top music schools. By blending the rigors of a traditional conservatory-style education with the benefits of a leading research university, USC Thornton offers a curriculum designed to prepare students to excel as performers, composers, industry leaders and educators around the world.

Bachelor of Music degrees:
Choral Music
Composition, Classical
Jazz Studies (Instrumental and Vocal)
Music Production
Popular Music Performance
Classical Performance
– Bassoon
– Cello
– Clarinet
– Classical Guitar
– Double Bass
– Flute
– French Horn
– Harp
– Oboe
– Organ
– Percussion
– Piano
– Saxophone
– Trombone
– Trumpet
– Tuba
– Viola
– Violin
– Vocal Arts

Bachelor of Science degree:
Music Industry

Jazz Studies
Music Industry
Music Production
Music Recording
Musical Studies
Musical Theatre
Popular Music Studies