Upcoming events

Whistling in the Dark with Thornton Edge at Carlsbad |
September 20, 2014

Carlsbad Music Festival, 4pm

Donald Crockett conducts USC Thornton Edge at Matt McBane's Carlsbad Music Festival in a program including Sean Friar's 'In the Blue,' Andrew Norman's 'Farnsworth: Four Portraits of a House,' Ted Hearne's 'crispy gentlemen,' David Lang's 'Increase,' and his own 'Whistling in the Dark.'  The concert is at 4pm at the festival's Main Stage, the Carlsbad Village Theater.

Whistling in the Dark with Thornton Edge at USC |
October 1, 2014

Newman Recital Hall, USC Campus 7:30 pm

Donald Crockett leads USC Thornton Edge in a repeat of the Carlsbad Festival concert on September 20.  The concert is in USC's Newman Recital Hall at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, October 1.

Donald Crockett conducts New Music for Orchestra at USC Thornton |
October 23, 2014

Bovard Auditorium, USC campus 7:30 pm

Donald Crockett conducts the USC Thornton Symphony in the annual New Music for Orchestra concert featuring premieres of orchestral works by outstanding Thornton composition students.  Under the direction of Donald Crockett, NMO  has premiered over 125 orchestral works in the past quarter century, many of which have gone on to receive major performances and prizes nationwide.  The concert is on Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 pm in Bovard Auditorium on the USC campus.

Dance Concerto for Clarinet/Bass Clarinet and Wind Ensemble |
February 27, 2014

University of Maryland

Clarinetist Paul Cigan, who played the world premiere of Dance Concerto in the 8 instrument version with 21st Century Consort and conductor Christopher Kendall at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in April 2013, performs the piece with the University of Maryland Wind Ensemble, Michael Votta, conductor.