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A Canadian musician spent years thinking the school of his dreams didn't want him - but actually, his ex-girlfriend hid his admission and sabotaged his career

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

A Canadian musician spent years thinking the school of his dreams didn't want him - but actually, his ex-girlfriend hid his admission and sabotaged his career

A McGill University music student won $350,000 Canadian dollars after his former girlfriend tampered with his music school acceptance email, the Montreal Gazette reported.
Eric Abramovitz, the musician, had been accepted in 2014 to study with Yehuda Gilad, one of the best clarinetists in the world, in Los Angeles, almost 5,000 miles away from his girlfriend.
Abramovitz sued for $300,000 in Canadian dollars, and the courts awarded him an additional $50,000.
The Montreal Gazette reported today on a scheme that sounds like a soap opera storyline.
Eric Abramovitz was one of Canada's most promising young clarinetists.
In 2014, as a student at Canada's prestigious McGill University, he was interviewing to complete his bachelor's degree at the Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles.
Admission would have meant two years of free tuition and room and board - equal to $100,000 Canadian dollars. And he would study with Yehuda Gilad, one of the world's best clarinet teachers.
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