A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music London, Helen joins a distinguished alumni including Sir Elton John, Sir Simon Rattle and many more.
As a professional opera singer, Helen performed at the major venues in the UK. These included ENO, Linbury Theatre-Royal Opera House Covent Garden and Garsington Festival. Helen now devotes her time to teaching, leading choirs and providing team-building for corporate organisations. She also presents for Opera Live At Home.
During the pandemic, Helen’s company Corporate Singing Workshops helped transform businesses by bringing staff together virtually.
Learning to sing has numerous and profound benefits:
Helen’s approach is unique. She shares a powerful set of vocal techniques to enable you to be free, happy and in control. She recently taught at the International School of London and conducts City workplace choirs, Twickenham Chamber Choir, Health & Vitality Choir (in collaboration with The Mulberry Centre~West Middlesex Hospital), Hounslow Community Choir, Richmond Corporate Choir and Bishopsgate Choir.
Helen is a member of the British Voice Association and Musicians’ Union.
“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
“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