Helen Farrar

Born in the United Kingdom, Helen was inspired to play the piano by her father who was always playing the piano at home.

Helen quickly developed a love for playing and her talent was quickly recognised and nurtured.

Her talent can be gauged by the fact that she won her first piano competition at the age of 6 and also the most outstanding competitor in the whole festival.

Helen was awarded a scholarship to study at both the Royal College of Music and Lancaster University. During this time Helen continued studied under the expert guidance from the late concert pianist Mr. John Clegg and was awarded the Music Directors Prize for Performance. Helen also participated in masterclasses with Daniel Barenboim, Christopher Elton and John Lill.

Until 2011 Helen travelled the world performing with many orchestras and making guest recitals at prestigious venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, as part of the Opal Foundation 'The Magic of Music'. Helen has also performed in Windsor as part of the Windsor Arts festival, Music in The Round in Sheffield and the Eisteddfod Music Festival. Helen as also toured in America playing for Steinway in Naples and the South West Symphony Orchestra.

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