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Helen Price

Associate Lecturer for Music

Helen Price is a musicologist, flautist, pianist and actor. Much of her research focuses on the synthesis between acting and music performance, with a special interest in Higher Education courses.

In January 2016 she enrolled on the Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education and is working towards becoming a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy.

The most recent paper Helen presented at a conference is entitled ‘An investigation into current Acting and Music Performance Higher Education courses in the U.K.’ and was presented at the Intersections Impact and Value conference at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama 15th January 2015.

Other research interests include: Music Performance Pedagogy, Programmatic Music, Musical Theatre, Teaching Acting in Higher Education and Stanislavski.

From 2007 Helen has worked as an Associate Lecturer in Music at the University of Chichester. She runs the Music Theory support seminars and lectures on the Musical Grammar module.

Helen established a private practice music business in 1998. She has taught students of all ages and abilities to play the flute, piano, keyboard and music theory.

Helen has also been employed to teach musical instruments for West Sussex Music, West Sussex Music Service, Music matters, Portsmouth Music Service and Sussex Academy of Music.

Within these roles, Helen taught on a one-to-one basis, in small and large groups.

Prior to coming to Chichester Helen worked as an actor.

She trained at Anna Scher Theatre School, East 15 Acting School and Rose Bruford College.

After college she continued to receive acting lessons from Simon Dunmore and singing lessons from Stephen Douse.

Over the years Helen has appeared in several TV productions including; The Bill, EastEnders, Family Affairs, Casualty, Teachers and a number of advertisements.

She also acted in corporate videos and short films.