Level 5 ESA Graduate Suzuki Teacher with the British Suzuki Music Association
From Trinity College of Music, London
PGCE (QTS) from UCL Institute of Education
LTCL in Music Performance
DipABRSM in Music Performance
FRSA Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

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Helen is a graduate teacher with a PGCE (QTS) (Post Graduate Certificate of Education with Qualified Teacher Status) from London’s UCL Institute of Education. Starting her  career as a part-time classroom music teacher in the London Boroughs of Southwark and Hackney (where she became acting head of department), Helen juggled an active teaching and playing schedule. She was introduced to the Suzuki Method by violin students at a school in Battersea and decided to pursue further studies at the British Suzuki Institute. She achieved ESA Level 5 Graduate Suzuki Teacher status in 2017 with the British Suzuki Institute

Helen runs a successful Suzuki teaching studio from home and no longer works in schools. She runs her own branch of the Kentish Suzuki Group with other local teachers, performing in concerts and events. The group have performed at the Royal Festival Hall,The Royal Albert Hall, the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Trafalgar Square with the British Suzuki Institute. Students have gained places in the National Children’s Orchestra (NCO) as well as local Bromley Youth Music Orchestras (BYMT).
Numerous students have gained music scholarships to local independent schools in Woldingham, Walthamstow Hall, Sevenoaks and Tonbridge schools. Her students have also received junior conservatoire places at Junior Trinity Laban and Junior Royal College of Music in London. Students have also won numerous prizes and awards at the Bromley Festival, Sevenoaks Festival and Tunbridge Wells Festival.