Notes on a Scandal: Corruption at China’s Top Classical Music Academies

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014 in Institutions | No Comments
Notes on a Scandal: Corruption at China’s Top Classical Music Academies

Share For young musicians looking to enter Beijing’s prestigious Central Conservatory of Music (CCOM), the jury audition is the most stressful performance of their nascent careers. For many of their professors, however, it’s the most profitable time of the year. “The new semester is when they make all their money,” admits one professor over lunch, […]