Prof Cert (RAM)
Helen teaches piano at both Royal Holloway, University of London and the University of Warwick, alongside her work at the RCMJD. She is an examiner for the ABRSM and has recently adjudicated piano classes at Watford Festival, for EPTA, and for the Young Musician of the Gulf in Bahrain. Helen was a scholar and prize winner at the Royal Academy of Music and was awarded the JBR Trophy at the Royal Over-Seas League competition and the Prize for an Accompanist at the International Young Concert Artists Competition. She won the second prize in the Brant International Piano Competition.
Helen has a busy international concert schedule as both soloist and chamber musician. In the last 12 months she has performed in the Far East, Scandinavia and for music societies throughout England.
´With the multifaceted creativity of the pianist Helen Leek, Clara Schumann herself would have been proud.´ The Frankfurter Allgemeine
‘The real hero of the performance was undoubtedly Helen Leek, who might have carried the whole weight of the remaining orchestral material, but with such finesse and discretion that one was never conscious of the immense task facing her. Here was ensemble playing of the highest order, spiced up by dazzling virtuoso performances from all six musicians”. The Straits Times, Singapore
Faculties / departments: Junior Department
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