Rob Cutietta, dean of the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California, answers your questions about music. Send your questions to: AskTheDean@kusc.org
Dean Rob Cutietta answers a question about who contemporary classical composers look to as role models, and how that's changed over the past few decades.
Posted 1/25/2014 8:00:00 AM
Dean Rob Cutietta answers the question "why did Stalin feel threatened by the music of Shostakovitch" ... how can orchestral music carry political power?
Posted 1/18/2014 8:00:00 AM
Dean Rob Cutietta is joined by a special guest (and a familiar voice for KUSC listeners) to talk about the ins and outs of "Baroque."
Posted 1/11/2014 8:00:00 AM
Dean Rob Cutietta acts as a personal shopper for parents and grandparents who don't know what to get their young musicians (including the brand new Dean Rob and Gail Eichenthal action figures!).
Posted 12/21/2013 8:00:00 AM
Who decides what the orchestra will play? Who makes sure all the concerts in series make sense? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music talks about concert construction.
Posted 12/14/2013 8:00:00 AM
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