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Response is mixed to Zander departure

N.E. Conservatory defends decision

Zander believed Peter Benjamin (left) was profoundly remorseful and determined to turn his life around. Zander believed Peter Benjamin (left) was profoundly remorseful and determined to turn his life around.
By David Abel
Globe Staff / January 16, 2012
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New England Conservatory officials yesterday said they have received no complaints from students or alumni about a convicted sex offender hired by renowned conductor Benjamin Zander to make videos over the past decade and they defended the decision to have Zander step down last week. Karen Schwartzman, a spokeswoman for the conservatory, would not confirm that Zander had been fired, but she said in a phone interview that his departure was warranted. In interviews yesterday, students and parents had mixed feelings about Zander’s departure.

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