BA Top-up in Popular Music – 1st Class Hons.
*Foundation Degree in Popular Music – Distinction
*Rockschool Vocal Exam- Grade 8
*Jazz Piano Exam- Grade 3
*Music Theory Exam- Grade 8
I currently teach singing at TheatreTrain, Tunbridge Wells, also in schools and have a number of private students, with ages ranging from 6 to 60s.
I love teaching beginners up to intermediate students. I gig regularly and have had the pleasure of performing at the French Quarter Festival, New Orleans, and the Royal Albert Hall, London, among other places.
I write my own music that has achieved Radio 2 airplay, and perform in various bands ranging from acoustic duos to an 8-piece Soul band. I have released two albums and two E.Ps as ‘Goldie Reed’ and has a first class honours in Music Performance.
My studies began in musical theatre and fully understand the technical and performance requirements for many musical genres.
Search ‘Helen Garrod’ on youtube for a number of videos. Genres including- Pop Blues Musical Theatre Country Jazz Acoustic.