Amazing reaction to the five15 launch
We're so excited about the hugely positive reaction we've had to the launch of the five15 project this week. Here are some of our favourites:
Jessy McCabe, the student campaigner who took Edexcel to task, getting the A-level music syllabus changed to include women composers, took the time to give her support:
Some other choirs who might be interested in taking the five15 pledge...?
Dubai-based composer Joanna Marsh:
Composer Carol J Jones:
Composer Ken Hesketh:
Gramophone writer Guy Rickards:
Classical Source magazine:
Choir and Organ magazine:
Local branches of the Women's Equality Party:
Catapulting Classical magazine:
Our friends the London Mozart Players, fresh from our collaboration on the premiere of Mozart's The Goose of Cairo last week:
Composer Fran Wilson: The Glasgow School of Art choir:
Classical Music magazine:
Musician James Fleury:
The Hartford Women Composers festival in Connecticut, USA:
London-based composer Arlene Sierra is very aware of the cause we've taken up:
The Thomas Tallis Society is supporting us as well:
We also had re-tweets from such stars of the music world as Eric Whitacre, Kerry Andrew, Sally Beamish, the Spitalfields Festival, Cheryl Frances-Hoad and more!
Thanks to everyone who has written or re-tweeted messages from us. Please keep the fires burning for five15!