Radio / Podcasts

  • *KUSC Out and About*

    Welcome to a new series for Classical KUSC! From the Central Coast to San Diego, from Santa Monica to Palm Springs, there are fascinating people creating incredible art and performances. KUSC will be covering those experiences on Out and About. And when you’re in the mood for a little more, like a longer version of an interview, more Out and About coverage is available online at

    Latest episode August 18, 2018

  • Arts Alive

    Arts Alive is KUSC’s weekly conversation about the creative communities of Southern California. We bring you interviews with musicians, writers, artists, filmmakers and everyone in between, plus arts news, the Around Town event calendar, LA Times and Arts Alive film critic Kenneth Turan’s reports on new movies, and “Ask the Dean,” with listeners picking the brain of USC Thornton School of Music Dean Rob Cutietta. Tune in every Saturday at 8AM, or catch up on old episodes with the Arts Alive podcast.

    Latest episode June 24, 2017

  • 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: [email protected]

    Latest episode June 17, 2017

  • KUSC Interviews

    KUSC brings you interviews with movers and shakers in the world of the arts.

    Latest episode February 16, 2018

  • Music for Moving Pictures

    Your host, Tim Greiving, will sit down with the composers who write for films and peel apart the musical craft and psychology and storytelling skills that go into what they do—and illustrate it with lots of great music.

    Latest episode August 18, 2018