USC Thornton Chamber Singers
The USC Thornton Chamber Singers have been hailed as a model of excellence since their inception in 1939. This past year, they performed at the 2015 American Choral Director Association National Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2014, they performed in Beijing at the XII International Festival of Choral Music, and were one of twenty-five choirs to perform at the X World Symposium on Choral Music in Seoul; they were also featured performers at the 2014 American Choral Directors Association Western Division Convention in Santa Barbara, California. The USC Chamber Singers have recently performed Britten’s War Requiem with conductor James Conlon at Walt Disney and Segerstrom Concert Halls, Mozart’s Requiem with conductor Helmuth Rilling and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and J. S. Bach’s Mass in B minor. In addition to their extensive international performances, they have performed locally with artists such as Sir Elton John at the 2013 Emmy Awards, Barry Manilow at the LA Live Tree Lighting on NBC and The Rolling Stones on the 50 & Counting Tour.