Classical Music Agony Aunt ALICE McVEIGH
on whether classical music is just for the elite
Copyright © 1 April 2016
Alice McVeigh, Kent UK
The Economist magazine (though it annoyingly refers to itself as a newspaper) recently highlighted the fact that classical musicians outrank even judges as being likely to have been privately educated. As it pointed out, private schools teach just 7% of UK kids, but such varied positions as Cabinet members, top journalists and major actor places are all wildly dominated by the privately educated...