Leslie Bunt is one of the world’s most respected music therapy practitioners, trainers and researchers. As one of the UK’s foremost music therapy pioneers he achieved the country’s first PhD in Music Therapy in 1985. He is currently Professor in Music Therapy at the University of the West of England, the first such position in British university. He was awarded an MBE in June 2009 for services to music therapy and in 2012 became a Honorary Fellow of the Worshipful Company of Musicians. In 2013 Leslie became a Freeman of the Company.