"Lesley Knight is both a skilled teacher and professional performing artist, with a passion for her work that is inspiring and infectious. Having worked with her on demanding performance events, I have witnessed her combine these creative talents with impressive organisational skills. From those who have never sung before to established recording artists she has an ability to work successfully with a wide cross-section of people." Tish Francis, Independent Arts Producer; Director, The Oxford Playhouse, 1989-2008.
"Lesley is one of the most talented teachers I have ever met - not just in comparison with other people in music but in comparison with teachers generally. She thinks all the time about what the next step should be, adapts her style and material for each individual, and is always positive and encouraging whilst also working all the time to enable progress and instill self-discipline. Lessons with Lesley are fun, and she has a wide knowledge of music and the performing arts generally, on which she draws to discover new teaching techniques and fresh stories to motivate and entertain. Lesley is always diagnosing what learning stage her students are at and working out the 'just right' next step for us. Lesley is herself an extremely gifted musician. Yet she has that rare quality, so essential in a teacher, of taking a genuine and freely expressed delight in the achievement of her students. Anyone who has Lesley as a teacher is lucky indeed." Alison Hardingham, MA Oxon, C Psychol, Visiting Executive Professor, Henley Business School. Director, Yellow Dog Consulting.
"I look forward to my weekly vocal lessons with Lesley; she is very professional, fun and very precise with her training. I found that after just a few lessons my vocal range had improved greatly. Her weekly advice and tips are spot on and I always look forward to our next lesson. I greatly recommend Lesley." Anthoney Wright, London.
"I began lessons with Lesley back in 2004 and have grown into a more mature and accomplished performer as a result. With her encouragement, I successfully auditioned for the English National Opera performance course "The Knack" which I completed in 2006. I have nothing but admiration for Lesley, she doesn't just teach, she inspires and transforms. her lessons are challenging but within a nurturing and encouraging environment. There's never a dull moment as Lesley is a wonderful and fun person too. I encourage anyone who wants to sing, whether as a hobby or as a career, to study with her. I've never looked back." Susan Booth, London.