Course Summary

Perfect start for the inexperienced but passionate singer. In a relaxed environment, learn basic vocal techniques, develop singing confidence and experience the joy of contemporary pop/rock songs, supported by a professional singer and tutor. Put the FUN into Fundamentals.

This course provides vocal technique skills, suitable for the amateur enthusiast with little or no experience. Are you a bit anxious about performing but keen to develop singing skills for pure enjoyment or even for further development? This course is for you.

Helen Ryder is a Melbourne based singer and songwriter with over 20 years’ experience in live performance and recording who has sung across pop, country, soul, blues and jazz as a soloist and backing vocalist. Helen has performed at the Aria Awards with The Whitlams, The Darling Harbour Jazz Festival, and opened for Vika and Linda Bull, The Badloves and Russell Morris.

In 2015 Helen released Someday Love, 11 tracks of country soul pop which was featured in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald with air play on ABC Radio’s The Inside Sleeve nationally, RRR and PBS in Melbourne, FBI, 2SER and Eastside Radio in Sydney.

‘A beautiful selection of songs interpreted with great feeling and backed by some of Australia’s finest musicians.’ – Brian Wise, Off the Record / RRR.

‘Helen Ryder’s debut album is way overdue. To me, it sounds like the soundtrack to a romantic movie: Old Hollywood romantic, wistful and moving. The voice is exquisite and the playing is beautiful.’ – Jeff Jenkins, The Music / ABC radio.

Helen’s sophomore album, released in 2023, once again enlists Melbourne’s finest, with launches nationally. In the meantime Helen is further developing her successful festival and theatre show The Girl From Chickasaw County – An Ode To Bobbie Gentry, which played the Americana festival Out On The Weekend in 2021.

Helen can also be found regularly performing in her trio at select venues in Melbourne. Helen holds a Diploma of Music and a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment. With over 15 years of teaching experience Helen shares her knowledge and experience to inspire her students in all aspects of the voice in a fun and relaxed environment, providing positive support and feedback for all levels of students.

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Course Sessions

Monday, 12th August - 6 classes

Session ID HWZ52603C
12 Aug - 16 Sep 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$345 / $328 (conc)
Helen Ryder
Last updated: June 25, 2024 12:36pm