Choir college sale shadows Trump’s China visit

Choir college sale shadows Trump’s China visit


norman lebrecht

November 09, 2017

Reports that Westminster College Choir is to be sold to a Chinese company have cast a shadow over the bilateral summit in Beijing, according to this detailed article in the South China Morning Post.

Westminster is America’s foremost choir school. Rider University wants to get shot of it.


  • Mark Henriksen says:

    What is the intrinsic problem with a Chinese buyer? Maybe it would attract more foreign student.

  • AMetFan says:

    Nothing, unless you have a problem with for-profit companies running schools.

  • sue says:

    The bottom line will dictate events almost every time, in my experience.