1. I find it interesting that Beverley Diamond’s article, written 10 years ago, raises many of the same issues which the 2014 College Music Society Task Force on Undergraduate Music Education addressed. And at least some of her predictions have been given some life in today’s world (such as inter-institutional arrangements, which do exist among some schools, although not yet a widespread practice and one which seems to be tightly regulated by the schools involved). Her final statement–that university music studies might produce musicians capable of mobilizing and organizing projects that circulate rather than consolidate privilege, becomes ever more important in today’s world, where those with privilege increasingly have economic resources at levels previously unknown.

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