© 2019 by Helena Raeburn

Education Work

Workshops | Vocal Coach

Helena is a Vocal Tutor with Ex Cathedra's Award-Winning Education department. Projects include Singing Medicine, Singing Playgrounds and Sing Maker, which creates a concert-in-a-day.


She has delivered Singing Medicine in Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital. The team delivers child-led music sessions at bedsides.

Singing Playgrounds is delivered in schools to Key Stage 1 and 2 classes. Vocal Tutors lead assembly singing, class sessions and teacher training as part of the project.

She has also worked with the Voces8 education department, leading the delivery of a choral project at a school in London Fields which culminated in a performance at the Gresham Centre.

Helena has been a vocal coach for two children’s choirs, the Bournville Young Singers and Wyre Forest Young Voices.

She gave individual sessions to children as well as leading warms-ups, helping in rehearsals and encouraging good vocal use.


During a WFYV choir trip to Ulm, she devised and led workshops for children who wanted to try choral leading.