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An investment for your future


The String Academy is currently operating successfully online for all individual lessons, group lessons, playtogethers, and theory lessons. Lessons will remain online for the foreseeable future, and students are being taught from all over the UK, Europe and the US. 

There are currently some limited online daytime vacancies. Please Contact for further details.

Online Summer School registration is now open! Join us for 5 days of violin, playtogethers, repertoire sessions, theory classes, guest teachers, and daily fun sessions!

Monday 10th August to Friday 14th August 2020. **** FULL ****

The 'Violin with Helen' String Academy is based in North Reading, Berkshire, UK, and provides adults and children age 4+ with a comprehensive and exceptional music education. Teaching is based around the Suzuki philosophy, and students are encouraged to reach their potential in a warm and nurturing environment.

Students of Violin with Helen have performed for a number of high profile events, including private performances for well-known celebrities and artists from the film, television and music industries, as well as festivals, competitions and charity performances. A number of students have also been members of the National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain, regional youth orchestras, the Royal Academy of Music, and the Royal College of Music. They also hold a number of music scholarships, regularly place highly in regional and national competitions, and routinely achieve the highest results in their ABRSM and Trinity music exams.

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Online Recital Concert 2020

Our Recital Concert will be help online on Sunday 21st June 2020, and is accessible via a private live stream.

Students, family and friends will be able to take part in this year's end of term celebration concert by accessing the performance via their favourite device from home.

Sunflower Competition 2020

Our competition is well underway! All our students have been growing socially distant sunflowers from home.

See how we are getting on!


Online Summer School

Registration is now open!!

Join us for this year's Online Summer School between 10th-14th August, which will include daily playtogethers, scales and technique classes, repertoire for different levels, theory, fun sessions and special guest teachers!