Born in Hong Kong, CN Lester is a critically acclaimed alternative singer-songwriter who has performed at Tate Modern, British Film Institute, London Pride, Brighton Pride, Norwich Pride, Manchester Pride, Resonance FM, student unions across the country, bars where your shoes stick to the floor.
Founder of the first Gay-Straight Alliance in the UK, and co-founder of Queer Youth Network, their work as an LGBT activist focuses on the promotion of trans positive artists through the ‘Transpose’ event series and writing the popular trans blog ‘A Gentleman and a Scholar’ – wordpress.cnlester.com
Their work has been featured on Radio 4, Classic FM, New Statesman, the F Word, Feminist Times and So So Gay.
They also work as a classical musician, specializing in gender blurring in opera, contemporary and early musics and works by women composers.
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