• March 25, 2017

    Her band teacher’s been moving their chairs again, so Virginia wants to know, is there a standard orchestra seating arrangement? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music has the answer.

    Posted 3/25/2017 8:00:37 AM

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  • March 18, 2017

    Are the composers of today influenced by their counterparts from the Baroque or Romantic eras, or are they leaving the past alone? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music has the answer.

    Posted 3/18/2017 8:00:45 AM

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  • March 11, 2017

    Does learning to play a piece of music make an imprint on the brain? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music has the answer.

    Posted 3/11/2017 8:00:41 AM

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  • March 4, 2017

    How do USC music experts feel about so-called historical performances uses period instruments? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music narrowly avoided a food fight in his quest to get the answer.

    Posted 3/4/2017 8:00:10 AM

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  • February 25, 2017

    A mom says her young pianist is learning to play by ear, should she make him stick to the score? Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music has the answer.

    Posted 2/25/2017 8:00:33 AM

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  • February 18, 2017

    What makes an adagio an adagio? That’s the question for Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music.

    Posted 2/18/2017 8:00:04 AM

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  • February 4, 2017

    Renaissance painters maintained studios where other artists were sometimes hired to complete their works, have any composers done the same thing? That’s the question for Dean Rob Cutietta of the USC Thornton School of Music and the Glorya Kaufman School of Dance on Ask the Dean.

    Posted 2/4/2017 8:00:54 AM

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