Helen offers private piano tuition, working with advanced students, both face-to-face and online. She is particularly interested in enabling freedom of technique in piano playing, working with performance anxiety and understanding the motivation and potential of her students.
Helen offers private one to one lessons, either online or face to face. She works with advanced piano students, on a weekly or more flexible basis. In addition, Helen can offer lessons for students preparing for auditions, both as solo pianists and accompanists. Helen is also available to accompany exams and auditions.
Helen currently teaches piano and piano accompaniment at Bristol University, to undergraduate and postgraduate performance students. She is in demand as a private piano teacher, working with advanced students, both face to face and online. Helen previously taught piano for 10 years at Trinity College of Music Junior Department, as well as teaching at Leeds College of Music, the Guildhall School and Cheltenham Ladies College. Her qualifications include an ARCM diploma a Master’s degree in Performance. Helen studied with Ronan O’Hora, Andrew Zolinky and Alicja Fiderkiewicz. Many of Helen’s students have performed Concertos, including Schumann, Beethoven, Rachmaninov and Gershwin, and been successful in competitions and auditions for music colleges. Helen has given seminars for the Andante Union in China, to over 300 students, and for Bath Spa University among others.
Helen has been invited to give masterclasses at Wells Cathedral School, Royal Holloway, University of London, Trinity College of Music, Bath University, Dartington International Summer School and Pro Corda.
Helen has worked as an adjudicator for the BBC Young Musician of the Year and various music festivals. She has also examined end of year recitals at the Royal Academy of Music and Trinity College of Music.
Helen runs regularly online and face to face workshops for advanced pianists. Recent topics have included an evening with pianist William Howard, ‘Issues of Pedalling’ and ‘Effective Practice Techniques’. Please contact Helen if you are interested in attending these workshops.
Please contact Helen with any enquiries. Hourly rate: £47