New England Conservatory of Music
World-renowned conductor Benjamin Zander was fired by the school it was discovered that a staff videographer was a registered Level 2 sex offender. Zander, who had taught at the Conservatory for more than 45 years, initially stood by his hiring decision. He later apologized.
Pictured: Conductor Benjamin Zander in a five-hour rehearsal with the Youth Philharmonic Orchestra.