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Ask the Dean

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

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Ask the Dean for February 7, 2015

Harps, zithers, and lutes ... oh my! Dean Rob answers a question about string player snobbery.

Posted 2/7/2015 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for January 17, 2015

We know children benefit from music education, so why is it disappearing from schools? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music investigates the answer.

Posted 1/17/2015 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for January 10, 2015

Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music answers a question about options for trained vocalists aside from singing opera.

Posted 1/10/2015 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for December 20, 2014

Orchestra conductors use one, but choral conductors don't... what's the deal with batons? That's the question for Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music on this edition of Ask the Dean.

Posted 12/20/2014 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for December 13, 2014

Play it again, Rob. Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music talks about the anatomy of an encore.

Posted 12/13/2014 8:00:00 AM

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