The influential QS university rankings are out and, in the performing arts category, Juilliard comes top again.
Second is Vienna, third the Royal College of Music in London.
QS is UK based and, some would argue, UK biased.
To rank the elite Curtis Institute alongside London’s Royal Holloway is, well, counter-intuitive.
As for placing the Tchaikovsky Institute and the Franz Liszt Academy in the low 20s, that’s simply perverse.
Like the deluded election pollsters, QS needs to rethink its sampling model.
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