Music school to close – and that's final

Music school to close – and that's final


norman lebrecht

November 29, 2011

The University of East Anglia, renowned for its English literature department, decided earlier this year to shut its school of music.

There was considerable protest, along with representations from the likes of National Theatre chief Nick Hytner and Brian Eno.

In vain. The university has now endorsed its original decision. Read more here.


  • Lisa Nelsen says:

    How sad that it’s come to this. I’ve given master classes and concerts for the music department and was always struck by the enthusiasm and thirst for knowledge beyond Bach, Berlioz and even Boulez. Such a shame!