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Agents: 'Titanic' composer James Horner died in plane crash

...Century" rankings.A pianist since age 5, Horner studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London and the University of Southern California, eventually earning graduate degrees at the University of California, Los Angeles.He got his start composing...
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Sjostrom, Hosszu set world marks at swim games

...just unbelievable for me."Hosszu trains in the United States and met Tusup when they were swimmers at the University of Southern California. She's known for keeping a grueling schedule of events at meets, and has five left in Kazan.Earlier...
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Harlem-based gospel musicians train local choir for 4th year in a row

...Johnson visit local schools to help kids learn more about the genre.According to a timeline published by the University of Southern California, the roots of American gospel music can be traced to the early 1600s when the first Africans were brought...
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Living in and decorating a 100-year-old Craftsman

...but clean simplicity to it that can be dressed up or dressed down," notes Alvin Huang, an architect and University of Southern California School of Architecture assistant professor.Afterward, in the gift shop, Dave and I bought a clay tile...
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

...hiring data.Minimum wage proposals tend to be popular even in conservative states, said John Matsusaka, a University of Southern California economist who studies public ballot issues. All 10 of the statewide measures considered since 2000 have...
Fall Arts Preview

...Peace award from U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. She is Distinguished Professor of Music at the University of Southern California, and works with students at USC's Thornton School, where she is also Jascha Heifetz Chair.May 1-16...
Glacier Swim Club hosts Olympic athletes

...from Pan Pacific Championships in Victoria ('06) and Yokohama ('02). He swam collegiately for the University of Southern California from 2000-01, winning multiple Pac-10 and NCAA championships in the 200, 500 and 1,650 freestyle...
Symphony announces finalists for conductor position

...Providence College; master's degree from the Manhattan School of Music; doctorate in conducting at the University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music.More information: www.troyquinn.comScheduled Juneau performance date...
Sitka Summer Music Festival presents Sitka Cello Seminar

...tradition of the legendary master classes led by cellist Gregor Piatigorsky and violinist Jascha Heifetz at the University of Southern California. SSMF's founding artistic director - violinist Paul Rosenthal - was a graduate of the USC classes in the...
Symphony conductor candidate Quinn prepares for his local debut

...the Portsmouth Institute Orchestra in Rhode Island, and recently earned his doctorate in conducting at the University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music. In 2011, Quinn made his formal orchestral conducting debut as one of five...


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