Thornton School of Music

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.

Majors:
Choral Music (BA)
Composition (BM)
Jazz Studies (BM)
Music (BA)
Music Industry (BM)
Music Industry (BS)
Music Production (BM)
Performance (Classical Guitar) (BM)
Performance (Flute), (Oboe), (Clarinet), (Bassoon), (Saxophone), (French Horn), (Trumpet), (Trombone), (Tuba) or (Percussion) (BM)
Performance (Organ) (BM)
Performance (Piano) (BM)
Performance (Popular Music) (BM)
Performance (Studio Guitar) (BM)
Performance (Violin), (Viola), (Violoncello), (Double Bass) or (Harp) (BM)
Performance (Vocal Arts) (BM)

Minor:
Jazz Studies
Music Industry
Music Production
Music Recording
Musical Studies
Musical Theatre
Popular Music Studies
Songwriting