Support from alumni and national figures

Nicolas Chisholm MBE MA FRSA FISM,  Former Headmaster of the Yehudi Menuhin School, Past President of the Incorporated Society of Musicians ,Chairman of the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra.  Read his letter to MP Maria : here

Sir John Tomlinson opera legend, speaks for us on BBC Sunday Politics SE Watch from 11:51

Lee Reynolds, conductor and ex-ESMS student.  Read his letter to MP Maria Caufield here

Lunchtime O’Boulez writes in Private Eye

Charles Mutter, Leader, BBC Symphony Orchestra

Alan Thomas, Principal Trumpet, BBC Symphony Orchestra.  Watch the South East Today article on his rousing protest at Eastbourne Bandstand here

Tom Owen, ARAM Principal Oboe, Cologne State Opera and Chamber Music tutor at the Folkwang University, Essen, Germany.   Link to his testimonial

Support for music education:

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London.  Read his article on protecting Music Education

Sir Simon Rattle, Music Director, London Symphony Orchestra Read his letter in the Times

Sir Andrew Lloyd-Webber calls for government support for the Arts  Watch the ITV interview here