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Chamber orchestra music director Jeffrey Kahane to join USC faculty
Chamber orchestra music director Jeffrey Kahane to join USC faculty

The USC Thornton School of Music will celebrate the new year by welcoming to its faculty Jeffrey Kahane, pianist and music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Kahane will join the faculty part time in 2015 and will continue part time until he steps down from his LACO post in 2017, representatives from Thornton and the chamber orchestra said Tuesday. At that point he will have served as the chamber orchestra's music director for 20 years, longer than any of his predecessors. He then will become the orchestra's music director laureate and assume a full-time faculty position at USC Thornton. Kahane said the decision to join Thornton was a recent one. He had been...

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