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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 June 28, 2014

Dean Rob Cutietta of the Thornton School of Music answers the question "have classical music and popular music always been two different things?"

Posted 6/28/2014 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for June 21, 2014

Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music goes back to the beginning with a question about the origins of the term "classical music."

Posted 6/21/2014 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for June 14, 2014

A match made in heaven? Or in history? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music answers a question about the possible co-evolution of music and dance.

Posted 6/14/2014 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for June 7, 2014

Dean Rob Cutietta of USC's Thornton School of Music answers a question about muscle memory in the vocal cords.

Posted 6/7/2014 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for May 31, 2014

Dean Rob Cutietta of USC's Thornton School of Music answers the question do we really need annoying instruments ... for example, the piccolo?

Posted 5/31/2014 8:00:00 AM

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