About Helen Astrid
Helen is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music London, joining a distinguished alumni. This includes Sir Elton John, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Sir Simon Rattle and many more.
She enjoyed a career as a professional opera singer for 23 years. Consequently, Helen sang at the major venues including English National Opera, the Linbury Studio-Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Garsington Opera. She also appeared in ‘Phantom of the Opera’, probably the most renowned of all West End shows.
Above all, Helen is a highly experienced singing teacher, choir leader and opera expert. She gives singing lessons in London and in Twickenham. Students have goals including:
With an approach that is adaptable and unique, Helen shares a powerful set of vocal techniques. Consequently, this enables you to be free, happy and in control.
Helen is a lecturer at The Bishopsgate Institute London and at Morley College London. She teaches singing at the International School of London and conducts several choirs ~ these include the new Bishopsgate Choir, Islington Borough Council and Ella’s Choir on behalf of the charity React.
Listen to their rendition of ‘Cameras are Prohibited’.
“Astrid lives out her singing in her body as well as her voice” (La Rondine) The Times
“Helen Astrid distinguishes herself” (Die Ägyptische Helene) The Independent
“All the singers were equal to the demands of their roles particularly Helen Astrid” (Le Disgrazie d’Amore) Opera Magazine Festival issue
“Only Helen Astrid made much of on individual impression” (La Vie Parisienne) The Financial Times
“It’s amazing how much difference Helen makes. The phone lines have gone bonkers!” Vanessa Feltz, radio and TV presenter
“Helen should have her own TV show. She’s got an amazing voice” Paul O’Grady, TV host
What is it about? Transforming and Empowering your Voice
“For the beginner or seasoned professional, Helen Astrid’s Singing Tips at your Fingertips is concise and informative.
If you want to aim for the Grammys or merely knock ’em dead at your local karaoke bar, this short, knowledgeable and very readable book can help you get started.”
Gary Lachman, The Guardian
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