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
Like the song says, "teach your children well." But when it comes to music education, how do you raise musical kids? The Dean has some suggestions.
Posted 10/26/2013 8:00:00 AM
A listener in New Mexico who's teaching himself the trombone asks The Dean how long it should take to become proficient at the basics.
Posted 10/19/2013 8:00:00 AM
A singer's husband asks The Dean about The Music Man's mechanics.
Posted 10/12/2013 8:00:00 AM
The Dean answers a question about how decades of singing might have the same facial benefits as a good plastic surgeon.
Posted 10/5/2013 8:00:00 AM
A listener in Colorado asks The Dean why we don't teach music the same way we teach languages -- music first, theory later.
Posted 9/28/2013 8:00:00 AM
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