Helen Hooker

Helen Hooker studied the recorder at Trinity College of Music and now enjoys teaching, performing, conducting, writing and arranging for the recorder. Helen performs regularly and released her first solo CD, Helen and Friends, in 2010. Helen teaches on residential courses throughout the British Isles and recently published her first recorder eBook.

My approach to teaching:
My approach to teaching is a practical one, helping students to improve their technique and musicianship through the music they play. I like my students to understand why they should do things a certain way as well as how they can do this.

What inspires my own work:
My inspiration comes from listening and learning from performances by masters of the recorder and from the music I play myself. I have a particular love for Baroque music and works written within the last century.

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