Helena Buckie

Helena began learning the violin at the age of 3 through the Suzuki method and went on to study at the junior guildhall and royal college of music in London. After several years enjoying tours with the EUYO and after graduating RCM she joined the Philharmonia orchestra 2nd violins in London before then taking up the post of principal 2nd violin with the Halle Orchestra in Manchester.

Now she enjoys freelance life whilst living with her partner and dog in South-East London, travelling the length and breadth of the UK working with fantastic groups and being a part of varied projects such as with Aurora, Her Ensemble, United Strings of Europe and Manchester Collective. She’s now a Suzuki teacher herself and coaches at the RNCM and the Royal Academy of Music in London.

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