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Helen Lynch celebrates 10 years of teaching music in Cobh Helen Lynch’s HKL Music School Cobh is celebrating 10 years of teaching local students music. Helen is taking registrations for a new term of classes at Cobh Community Centre and also for online tuition. 📧 WhatsApp 086 0524876 Helen is a professionally qualified multi-instrumental and classroom teacher, composer and orchestral violinist hailing from Cobh, Ireland. As a child, she grew up in Singapore playing piano and on her return, she began her violin studies at the age of 9 under Consuela Healy-King/ Sirius Strings studying the Suzuki Method before completing Grade 8 after turning fifteen. As a teenager, she was involved with local and national ensembles and orchestras and studied classical guitar to Grade 5 before returning to higher violin study. Helen Lynch Most of Helen’s experiences from a performance perspective are rooted in performing in orchestras; she has completed tours with The Esker Festival Orchestra (kindly sponsored by The Arts Council of Ireland), The Rehearsal Orchestra in London and Edinburgh and has performed as part of various orchestras for classical crossover artists such as Katherine Jenkins, Il Divo and Jose Carreras. She attended University College Cork from 2011- 2017 and holds a B.A. (hons) in ‘Music and Computer Science’, a BMus. (hons), a Professional Masters in Education (Music) and a Certification in Music Production for Games from Pulse College/ Windmill Lane Recording Studios in Dublin. During her time in university, she completed two dissertations; one entitled ‘The Soundscapes of Cult Comic Books Adapted For Screen: The Sonic Worlds of Batman (1989) and The Dark Knight (2008)’. In 2019, Helen was awarded a bursary from The Arts Council of Ireland to study Film Music composition amongst Hollywood professionals in Bulgaria and continues to impart her experience and passion for Film Music on her students. Part of Helen’s music industry experience began as a teenager, which included being a record label assistant for Warner Music Ireland and a radio station runner for Cork’s 96FM. In 2020, she wrote a score for a short film entitled ‘Nightswimming’, a Film which was selected for the Montreal Independent Film Festival and also selected and nominated for awards at Los Angeles International Film Festival and at IndieX Film Festival, Los Angeles. Helen was recently appointed as a Mentor for The Ivors Academy ‘Music Creators Mentoring Programme’ 2020 to educate others at the beginning of their career and is currently a member of the Screen Composers Guild of Ireland and a registered member of The Teaching Council. Aside from composing and teaching, another passion of hers from a Music production perspective is encouraging females and other underrepresented minorities to get into the world of audio through her work with Audio Artemis ( In addition to this, she created the ‘Independent sample developers directory’ to encourage more internet traffic to the websites of independent sample developers. Helen’s diverse experience in different areas of the Music Industry has informed her ability to teach all age groups (thus, hopefully debunking the ‘those who can’t do, teach’ theory) and to communicate and encourage the love of music as a lifelong art form to her students across all age groups.