Helen Kadodwala studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama under Mary Dullea and James Kirby. She now has a busy piano teaching career both privately and at Oxford High Prep. School, as well as Europa School.
She is Official Accompanist for Oxford Music Festival, and also accompanies for Abingdon Music Festival and for examinations and auditions when required. She often gives solo and duo recitals in the surrounding villages of Warwickshire and has a keen interest in Irish Folk Music, for which she writes her own music. She was also a finalist in the All Ireland Fleadh for piano solo.
You may request the services of the Official Accompanist in an Own Choice class only if you supply the title and composer details on your entry form. Please send a copy of the music you will be using to our Music Librarian: John Carter, 38 Truelocks Way, Wantage OX12 7EF, by May 28th. Ensure your name & class number is on each copy. See also festival rules at the back of this syllabus.
- To help the accompanist, please write on the metronome mark at which you expect to perform the piece.
- If you would like a chance to practice with the official accompanist (at a charge) before the festival, this may be possible subject to Covid-19 regulations. The timing slip you will be sent once your entry is accepted has contact details.