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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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March 29, 2014

An Ask the Dean from the archives. Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music answers a question about the anatomy of the horn, pre and post valves.

Posted 3/29/2014 8:00:00 AM

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March 22, 2014

Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music answers the question, "how do orchestras keep old standards sounding fresh?"

Posted 3/22/2014 8:00:00 AM

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March 15, 2014

Dean Rob Cutietta answers a question from a high school student who is working why her music teacher keeps moving the chairs.

Posted 3/15/2014 8:00:00 AM

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March 8, 2014

An Ask the Dean from the archives! Dean Rob Cutietta sheds light on why the clarinet gets the honor of tuning an orchestra.

Posted 3/8/2014 8:00:00 AM

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January 25, 2014

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

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