Helen Russell – Chair of Communications
Helen Russell is a piano and singing teacher from Worcester. After training at The University of Warwick she started teaching science in secondary schools across the West Midlands. Helen now has a thriving teaching practice in Worcester, teaching in local high schools and primary schools. Helen also runs the hugely successful non-auditioned Express Yourself Pop Choir, Worcester.
An advocate of the Kodály Approach to music education, Helen is Chair of Communications for the British Kodály Academy. The Kodály influence infuses all of Helen’s teaching and has formed the basis for her piano method DoReMi Piano.
Zoe Greenhalgh – Chair of the Education Committee
Zoe is a Kodály trained Early Childhood Music Specialist with a wealth of experience of working in a wide range of Early Childhood settings. She also provides bespoke training workshops for early childhood education and music practitioners and is an Associate Tutor in Early Years and Primary Education at Edge Hill University. A former BKA Trustee, Zoe is an active musician playing the viola.
Her qualifications include MA Education, Early Years; PDC (Early Childhood Music, Kodaly); PGCE; BA(Hons); RGN.
Rebecca Willson – Communications Committee
Rebecca lives and works in Exeter as a freelance musician and teacher. Since finishing the level two certification with the BKA, the Kodaly approach influences all aspects of life as a musician. Her work includes performing as a violinist and pianist as well as instrumental, musicianship and ensemble teaching.