Violin, Piano I am a classically trained pianist and violinist who enjoys a wide variety of musical genres., , As a violinist I have playing experience with a number of ensembles and as a pianist, I have been required to provide accompaniment for ABRSM examinations., , I am an enthusiastic teacher with extensive experience, having worked with private pupils at home and also pupils in schools and ensembles. I have had considerable success with pupils entered for ABRSM examinations. In addition I have taught music in a college setting., , I have experience teaching pupils of all ages and abilities., , I can also help with GCSE and A-level preparation.
Cornet, Trumpet, TenorHorn, French Horn, Baritone, Euphonium, TenorTrombone, Bass Trombone, Tuba I am a classically trained Trombonist who enjoys a wide variety of musical genres., , As a trombonist I have performed in a variety of different ensembles including Brass Bands; Symphony Orchestras and Big Bands. Before studying at the Royal Northern College of Music I was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and had the honor of playing for the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations with St Helens Youth Brass Band in 2002. I have performed with some of the UK's top orchestras including the Manchester Camerata and the Halle. , , As a soloist I have performed with local ensembles and recorded with the BBC singers for BBC radio 3., , As a teacher I have had experience working for several local authorities as well as tutoring for the Halle Youth Ensembles. I have also taught privately at home for several years and have had many students enter successfully for ABRSM exams.
Voice (Mezzo Soprano), Helen is a working professional opera singer with a masters degree from the Royal Northern College of Music where she studied with the renowned teacher Barbara Robotham. Helen enjoys teaching all ages and all styles of singing but you can be assured, with her musical background that all her singers will be taught to sing with a healthy vocal technique. Classical / Opera / Musical Theatre / Popular / Jazz