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Art as Activism: wild Up and Thornton Edge in Concert

  • Alfred Newman Recital Hall University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA (map)

A collaboration between the new music ensemble wild Up and USC Thornton Edge showcases that great ideas amplified by art and music can create profound change.

The innovative Los Angeles new music ensemble wild Up joins forces with USC Thornton Edge in a concert dedicated to the premise that great ideas amplified by the megaphone of art and music are capable of creating profound change. Ensemble directors Christopher Rountree of wild Up and Donald Crockett of Thornton Edge, along with Composition faculty member Ted Hearne, will narrate from the stage and conduct the combined ensembles in socially engaged music by John Lennon, Frederic Rzewski, Julius Eastman, Ted Hearne, Nina Simone, and Louis Andriessen.

Admission is free. Reservations required.

USC Students, Staff, Faculty – RSVP
USC Alumni – RSVP
General Public – RSVP


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Presented by USC Visions and Voices; the Arts & Humanities Initiative.