PARSIPPANY — Joshua M. Grayson, formerly of Parsippany, will receive his PhD in musicology on May 12 from the Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California. The subject of Dr.Grayson’s doctoral dissertation is the music of Arnold Schonberg and how his rediscovering his Jewish identity because of Nazism affected the music he wrote.
Dr. Grayson, who graduated from both Parsippany Hills High School and the Julliard School of Music pre-college in 2002, also attended Indiana University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Bachelors of Music in Performance. He currently resides in Los Angeles.
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