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Rob Cutietta, dean of the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California, answers your questions about music. Send your questions to: [email protected]

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Ask the Dean for June 18, 2016

Is there such a thing as a "full orchestra"? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music says "yes," but also "not really."

Posted 6/18/2016 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for June 11, 2016

Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music answers a question about the dangers of hearing loss for orchestra members.

Posted 6/11/2016 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for June 4, 2016

Orchestras have hundreds of years of music to choose from. So where do they keep all that sheet music? That’s the question for Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music.

Posted 6/4/2016 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for June 4, 2016

Orchestras have hundreds of years of classical music to choose from. So do they have their own libraries of sheet music, or where does it come from? That's the question for Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music.

Posted 6/4/2016 8:00:00 AM

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Ask the Dean for April 23, 2016

Orchestra members get months to learn their repertoire, but do studio musicians get any time to practice before they have to record? That's the question for Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music.

Posted 4/23/2016 8:00:00 AM

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