Helen holds a Master's in Vocal Performance with Distinction from the Royal Academy of Music, where she was awarded a DipRAM for an outstanding final recital. She studied on the Royal Academy of Music's prestigious Preparatory Opera Course under the tutelage of Nuccia Focile, Iain Ledingham, and Philip Sunderland. Her studies were generously supported by the William Gibbs Trust and the Josephine Baker Trust.
Helen's undergraduate studies in music took place at Cardiff University, where she held the David Lloyd Vocal Scholarship, and was awarded the Geraint Evans Prize for outstanding recital performance. Helen is an alumna of Wells Cathedral School, one of the UK's five specialist music schools, where she was awarded a sixth-form place as a 'Special Provisions' musician.