Helen obtained her degree in Music from Kingston University in Surrey
studying violin and piano. Upon graduation, she worked as a freelance
musician including teaching, performing with string quartets and piano
After an interest in law was sparked following working at the Citizens
Advice Bureau, Helen went on to train and work within the legal profession
as a Para-legal and Legal Executive in Solicitors' practices before
returning to her musical roots and training to teach secondary and
She worked as Head of Music in a secondary school in Darlington and
she is currently Subject Leader for Music at Prior Pursglove &
Stockton Sixth Form College which she has been for the last ten years.
She conducts the ensembles on a regular basis and is Musical Director
for their annual productions. Helen is also a member of the Cleveland
Philharmonic Orchestra in addition to working as a piano accompanist
and freelance musician.
started with the society in March 2016.