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University of Southern California Thornton School of Music

University of Southern California Thornton School of Music

University of Southern California Thornton School of Music

Introduction

Founded in 1884 and today the oldest continually operating cultural institution in Los Angeles, the Thornton School consistently ranks among the top one percent of the nation’s music schools and conservatories. Graduates of the school attain positions with major orchestras, ensembles, recording studios, and music industry firms and perform on stages and studios worldwide.

Blending the rigors of traditional conservatory-style education with the benefits of studying at a leading research university, the Thornton School offers students a thorough music education in a real-world context. Located at the center of Los Angeles, the school is the collegiate partner of choice for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Opera, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the GRAMMY Foundation, and The Recording Academy, to name a few.

Locations

  • Los Angeles

    West 34th Street,840, 90089, Los Angeles

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