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Huffington Post Discusses the Arts and Education with Bard College President Leon Botstein

Mark Primoff
Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y. -- In a wide-ranging discussion between S.M. Rubin of The Huffington Post and Bard College President Leon Botstein, Bard's president discusses the arts, education, and the importance of linking the two. See article below:

The Global Search for Education: If Music Must Be the Food

"Let us speak of even greater things with the innovative educator and president of Bard College, Leon Botstein: a man who understands the juxtaposition of art and education better than any; a pioneer in linking American higher education with public secondary schools; a principal conductor of the American Symphony Orchestra; a conductor laureate of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra; a founder and artistic director of the world renowned Bard Music Festival; but perhaps most intriguing of all, a man who earlier this year described himself on the Colbert report as "well brought up."

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This event was last updated on 07-26-2011