The Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island (USA) has dismissed conductor Brandon Keith Brown, hired in May only as music director of the University Orchestra and visiting professor of music. Midway through the rehearsal phase for his first concert, the University said that “Brandon Keith Brown is no longer serving in the role he took on this summer when he joined the university as visiting assistant professor of music and orchestra conductor. » A spokesman told the Providence Journal: « As for the reason, I am not at liberty to disclose details related to personnel, which we do not consider public.”

Yet, according to The Brown Daily Herald, orchestral students had complained about Brown’s leadership. It is said that the conductor that he had standards designed for professional musicians, not students.

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