AQUILA a cappella group

AQUILA is the brand new all-female a cappella group at St John’s College, Cambridge, founded and directed by Joanna Forbes L’Estrange. Their debut performance was on March 6th 2018, featuring a programme of music composed and arranged by women, to mark International Women’s Day. The 20-strong non-auditioning group performs a wide range of musical styles including folk, jazz, pop and gospel.

“One of the very best evenings of music making in college in a decade!”
Andrew Nethsingha, Director of Music at St John’s College, Cambridge, after AQUILA’s debut, March 2018

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange, founder of AQUILA, a new a cappella group at St John's College, Cambridge

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange rehearsing AQUILA, the all-female a cappella group at St John’s College, Cambridge