Soloists from the Royal Academy of Music - ESTA Summer School

Soloists from the Royal Academy of Music

Tuesday 9 August
19:45 to 21:00


Helen Dromey is Lead Teacher for Strings at West Sussex Music and Mentor for ESTA’s PGCert in String Teaching. She has teaching expertise in individual, small- and large-group settings and is particularly interested in mentorship. 

As Leader for Progression Helen organises and helps deliver West Sussex Music’s CPD programme, mentors new teachers, and pursues her own research interests in string pedagogy, including effective Whole-Class Ensemble Tuition (WCET) and its associated progression routes. Also a qualified primary school teacher, she developed “String Start” (f. 2015), a group violin-with-musicianship programme for children aged 4-7. For ESTA’s PGCert in String Teaching, Helen leads the module ‘Developing Effective Curricula for String Teaching’ and mentors several violin teachers during their studies. She studied at King’s College, London, the Royal Academy of Music, and the University of Chichester.


Modernising String Teaching