University of Southern California

USC Global Conference News

Global Challenges and Enhancing Opportunities Hong Kong, October 13-15, 2011

Musical Audio: USC Thornton School Students

HONG KONG—After the 2011 USC Global Conference Opening Gala evening’s formal remarks, the event concluded  on a cultural high note with a selection of classical and traditional Korean music performed by three USC Thornton students: two international students originally from South Korea, soprano Juhye Kim and tenor Sungwook Kim, both opera students currently enrolled in the vocal arts graduate certificate program; and Hong Kong-born Nevada resident Kevin Wu, an M.M. student in piano.


Under the banner of “Global Challenges and Enhancing Opportunities,” USC hosts its 2011 Global Conference in Hong Kong Oct. 13 to 15. Remarks by USC president C. L. Max Nikias and a keynote address by Thomas L. Friedman set the stage for a program of leading experts providing global perspectives on technologies and the economy, global health and the environment, and governance and cultural landscapes. Follow us on Twitter #USCHK.