Dearest Bill, thank you so much for all of your hard, dilligent and thoughtful work surrounding my debut as the Sorceress in Dido and Aeneas at Los Angeles Opera. Also, your coverage of us, the three African American countertenors helped us to make an even larger statement. You are absolutely one of the best.” Lead Countertenor, LA Times voted “Top Classical Moments 2014” LA Opera Dido and Aeneas,the 3 Countertenors

John Holiday

Black Composers- Shout For Joy showcase ” Hopefully Shout makes a contribution. But what you are doing sets the standard.”

Adolphus Hailstork

Bill Doggett is a tireless champion for African American composers. His persistence and insight have opened doors for all of us and he continues to challenge the bias and prejudice so prevalent in today’s America

Anthony Davis

Bill,you are a brilliant man.” Sr Executive Director Arts Education LAUSD/Emeritus CEO,The Duke Ellington School for The Arts,Washington DC

Rory Pullens