This Is The BKA About Us Helen Russell Helen Russell BSc(Hons) PGCE ATCL is a piano, singing and musicianship teacher and choral musical director in Worcester, UK and online. Helen is the author of the Kodály inspired piano method Doremi Piano and the Founder of Doremi Connect, a friendly online community for Kodály geeks looking to improve their musicianship, music teaching and piano teaching. Helen is also a choral arranger for Sheet Music Plus and arranges pop songs for community and school choirs with solfa included. Helen is also a member of the British Kodály Academy’s Education Planning Board having been the Chair of Communications for several years. Having attended every BKA residential since 2013 she has been fortunate to study Kodály musicianship with the very best tutors including Esther Hargittai, Dr Árpád Tóth, David Vinden, Dr James Cuskelly and Dr Lászlá Nemes plus pedagogy with Bori Szirányi. Helen studied extensively with Dr Gillyanne Kayes to develop her vocal technique and pedagogy, and completed her Associate Diploma in Instrumental and Vocal Teaching with Trinity College London with the support of the Curious Piano Teachers. Helen splits her time between her music career, looking after her two boys and volunteering as a Scout Leader. Helen is the Regional Coordinator for Worcester.