Laura Knight, Classical Guitarist
Laura Knight is a professional classical guitarist and the owner of Knight Music Academy located in Lake Zurich, Illinois. Laura has taught guitar to children and adults for more than a decade. She holds a B.M from DePaul University, and a M.M. from Northwestern University, and has completed all 9 levels of Suzuki guitar teacher training. Laura is certified in the Orff music instruction method.
In addition to teaching, Laura currently serves on the Board of the Chicago Classical Guitar Society and has performed as a classical guitarist for more than 25 years. Laura currently performs both as a classical guitar soloist and as a member of the Pedretti-Knight Duo. Her music is proudly featured on the instructional yoga CD Heart Offerings, and Parisian Reflections, a CD showcasing flute, guitar, and piano compositions by French composers. Laura recently contributed guitar music in a documentary film portraying the life of Emilio Carranza.
Ms. Knight was the Guitar Area Coordinator for the 2006 Suzuki Association of the Americas Conference, and the Guitar Area Assistant Coordinator in the 2004 Conference. Laura regularly serves as a guest clinician at guitar workshops across the country, and produces annual guitar workshops for students in the Chicagoland area.
Knight Music Academy
Laura Knight offers an expanded selection of private and group music lessons for children and adults in Lake County Illinois at her music school, Knight Music Academy.
Knight Music Academy offers private and group music lessons for children and adults in both the Suzuki and Traditional methods. The Academy boasts a convenient music boutique with a selection of music accessories, popular sheet music, and fine classical guitars made by Ruben Flores.
Additionally, Laura performs as a classical guitarist throughout the Chicagoland area.
Please visit Knight Music Academy to inquire about music lessons.