Instrumental Teaching

Helen Ellison has been teaching for over 21 years. At the age of 16 she took on her first piano students followed by violin ones a few years later. Her teaching styles vary depending on the student and has adapted to many ages and abilities, beginner to diploma. As a teacher, Helen has always been open to new ideas and music as every student brings their own personal interests and challenges.

Helen has learnt, and continues to learn, many instruments. Her principle ones are Piano, Violin, Vocal (see Vocal Tuition) and Theory. She has studied all of these subjects to a high level. At Music College she studied piano & Harpsichord with Virginia Black and Zusanna Nash, Violin with Fiona McLean and Singing with Lesley Tremethick. After being awarded her BA Hons Degree in Music in 1998 Helen studied violin for 4 years with International Romanian Violinist, Remus Azoitei. Other instruments have included Harpsichord, Viola, Flute, Recorder, Church & Hammond Organs, Conducting and Composition.

Helen has been a member of the Musicians Union since leaving College and is fully DBS checked.