Helen Hooker

Helen Hooker studied the recorder at Trinity College of Music under Philip Thorby, graduating in 1993 with a first class degree and the Post-Graduate Certificate in performance with distinction.

She now enjoys a varied career, including a mixture of performing, conducting, teaching, arranging, writing and photography.

Helen is an inspirational conductor and well known to recorder players, she is a visiting Conductor and Musical Advisor to the Society of Recorder Players, Helen is regularly booked for playing days and pastoral visits to SRP branches across the country.

Helen is Musical Director of the Thames Valley Recorder Orchestra and METRO which is an orchestra at 8’ pitch using just tenors down to Sub contra.