Helen graduated from the prestigious Preparatory Opera Course at the Royal Academy of Music in September 2020 with a Masters with Distinction, having studied with Nuccia Focile and Iain Ledingham. Her studies were generously supported by the William Gibbs Educational Trust and the Josephine Baker Trust.
She has participated in masterclasses given by Toby Spence and Isobel Buchanan, and continues to benefit from private teaching with Nuccia Focile and Marcio da Silva.
Helen's undergraduate studies in music took place at Cardiff University, where she held the David Lloyd Vocal Scholarship, was awarded the Geraint Evans Prize for outstanding recital performance, and performed regularly as a soloist with the Cardiff University Chamber Choir. Helen is an alumna of Wells Cathedral School, one of the UK's five specialist music schools, where she was awarded a 'special provisions' music place in the sixth form.