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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 October 4, 2014

How do you breath? It's an easy question... unless you are a singer. That's the topic of this Ask the Dean with Dean Rob Cutietta of the Thornton School of Music.

Posted 10/4/2014 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for September 27, 2014

Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music answer a question about the difference between a "philharmonic" and a "symphony"?

Posted 9/27/2014 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for September 20, 2014

The full length ballets of the 19th century last a full evening, but ballets like The Rite of Spring are short by comparison. So did tastes in ballet length change over time? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music investigates the answer.

Posted 9/20/2014 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for September 13, 2014

Are there European composers unknown in America? Are there American composers unknown in Europe? That's the subject of this installment of Ask the Dean with Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music.

Posted 9/13/2014 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for August 6, 2014

Are master classes as helpful as they are intimidating? Dean Rob Cutietta of the Thornton School of Music has the reassuring answer.

Posted 9/6/2014 8:00:00 AM

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