Lesley Mok has performed in venues in the U.S. and abroad, including the Regattabar, Mezzrow Jazz Club, TedxSanDiego, the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival, and the Panama Jazz Festival. As a composer, Lesley has written music for ensembles ranging from duos to octets with strings and non-Western instruments.
In the spring of 2018, Lesley worked with the Education Committee and the Committee on Cultural Affairs to increase New York City’s overall arts education budget as well as call attention to gender inequality in the performing arts. She has taught at the Stanford Jazz Workshop, the Brooklyn Conservatory, The Calhoun School, Berklee City Music, FeduJazz (Dominican Republic), and the Danilo Pérez Foundation (Panamá).
She is a member of the co-led trio Feral Children, Nick Dunston’s Truffle Pig, and leads The Living Collection, a contemporary ensemble that exclusively performs original music.