Helen Tuckey

July 2nd, 2022 by AUSTA Conference

Helen Tuckey

Viola Café

Originally from Melbourne, Helen studied viola with former Mischa Elman student Andre Hadges, former MSO Principal Viola Paul O’Brien and Lillian Fuchs in New York. A member of WASO since 1982, she has also played and presented chamber music in many schools and communities and recorded for the ABC. An enthusiastic private studio teacher, some of her students themselves are now performers and teachers. As an AMEB examiner, along with others she was involved with viola syllabus development and has commissioned Australian repertoire for viola. She is the regional West Australian representative for the Australian New Zealand Viola Society. As National President of AUSTA 2017 – 2019, she attended the ASTA National Conference Atlanta 2018 and the ESTA UK Summer school 2019 and is currently President of AUSTA WA.

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