Skip to Content

School of Music

Banner Image

Spark Events

Spark hosts a variety of unique events and programs each academic year varying in size, subject and scope.

 Spring 2018

Jan. 24

Interactive Workshop: Bringing Visual Drama to Music Performance                                                   
1:10–2:00 p.m., Room 016

Jan. 25 Discussion Over Dinner
7:15–9:15 p.m., Room 016
March 26–28

Project Trio: Mini Residency

Monday, 3/26
Seminar Performance - 1:10-2:00 p.m. Recital Hall
Peter Seymore, Eric Stephensen: Coaching session with the Jazz Strings Ensemble - 5:30-6:30 p.m., Room 040
Workshop: Making Music Your Own with Improvisation and Arranging - 6:30-7:30 p.m., Room 016

Tuesday, 3/27
Community Performances withthe Spark Collective
Greg Pattillo: Beatboxing/Improvisation workshop with the USC Flute Studio - 6:15-7:15 p.m., Room 040

Wednesday, 3/28
Coaching session with the Spark Collective - 11:00-1:00 p.m.
Seminar Performance - 1:10-2:00 p.m., Recital Hall

April 30–May 4 Stress Free Finals Week (Monday–Friday)
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., USC Music Library

Spark events are open to all USC music students, faculty and staff. Visit event pages to learn more.


 Fall 2017

Aug. 26 Blast-Off (New Graduate Students)
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Room 016
Sept. 7 Discussion over Dinner
7:00–9:00 p.m., Room 016
Sept. 15 PARK(ing) Day  (Downtown collaboration with City of Columbia)
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Downtown Columbia
Oct. 9-13 Invoke Residency/Southern Exposure
Nov. 10 Up Close and Personal: The Parker Quartet
3:00-4:30 p.m., Music Library
Dec. 2 Plink, Rattle, Toot (collaboration with Richland Public Library System)
Details coming soon.
Dec. 11-14 Stress Free Finals Week (Monday–Thursday)
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., USC Music Library