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Zander supporters push for reinstatement at New England Conservatory

New England Conservatory says its decision to dismiss conductor Benjamin Zander is final, but Zander's supporters continue to push for his reinstatement. The latest volley comes from two well-connected Zander family members. In a 5,175-word letter sent Feb. 21 to NEC's board of trustees, former Harvard University president Neil Rudenstine, who is Zander's brother-in-law, and Zander's older brother, Michael, a legal scholar based in London, lay out the case for giving Zander his job back. Below is a copy of the letter. Read the full story