About Helen Astrid
Helen is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in London, joining a rather 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 22 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 noteworthy of all stage works.
Above all, Helen is highly experienced as a singing teacher and choir leader. She gives singing lessons in London and each student has goals including:
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Singing lessons by Skype and via Facebook are also available.
With an approach that is adaptable and unique, Helen shares a powerful set of vocal techniques. Consequently, this enables you to be free and happy.
Helen also conducts several choirs. Two workplace choirs for the Islington Borough Council and London Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames. In addition, she runs Ella’s Choir for React (charity no. 802440) and a children’s choir at Clarence House.
Listen to Islington’s choir below in Voices of London Festival in June.
“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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