Rider University, home to Westminster Choir College, has delivered layoff notices to the entire teaching staff of the college, around 70 musicians. The lay-offs will take effect next August.
Rider’s president Gregory Dell’Omo has been trying to get rid of the college for a while. He claims to have found a buyer for Westminster College, which has been at the heart of American music for more than 90 years.
The university says the layoffs are designed to ‘secure the future’ of the College.
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