Information About Helen - Twickenham teacher - (5 reviews)
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I am a professional opera singer and musician and have performed roles at the major venues including English National Opera, Linbury Studio-Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Garsington Opera, as well as ‘Phantom of the Opera’ appearances.
I have worked closely with and premiered works by several eminent British composers including Mark-Anthony Turnage, Judith Weir, Nigel Osborne, Paul Patterson, Colin Mathews and Tansy Davies.
In 2000, I was awarded a bursary to study at the Britten-Pears Foundation Aldeburgh and was a semi-finalist in the International Opera Singers Competition in New York.
My book 'Singing Tips at your Fingertips' is described by Gary Lachman (The Guardian) as "the place to find the singer within". I have broadcast on radio and TV for BBC World News and The Paul O'Grady Show. Currently I teach singing at the International School of London.
As a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music with over 20 years’ professional performing experience, I acquired an extensive knowledge of the voice and how to maximise its potential. I am passionate about sharing my expertise and helping individuals reach their singing goals.
My approach is adaptable and unique, enabling me to share a powerful set of vocal techniques to enable you to sing with joy and freedom.
If you want to learn a new skill, prepare for an exam or simply learn to sing for fun and relaxation, I am able to help you achieve your goals.
The ethos of my teaching is to share my expertise and experience in a relaxed and creative environment. In addition to providing a secure learning setting, other singing opportunities may arise where you can develop further. These include taking part in workshops, concerts and opera performances; in March 2017, I arranged for the UK premiere of The Juniper Tree by Philip Glass to take place in London. It was a fantastic opportunity for my students, professionals, local school children and members of the community to work together collaboratively in an exciting production.
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Additional Languages: French, German, Italian, Russian
Availability: Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)
- Sing for Pleasure (2015) - Foundation (Professional) (✔ On File)
- ABCD Conductors (2015) - Intermediate (Professional) (✔ On File)
- Royal Academy of Music (University of London) (1998) - Diploma (Bachelors) (✔ On File)
- Royal Academy of Music (University of London) (1988) - Advanced Studies (Other) (✔ On File)
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I highly recommend helen as a music teacher!