Helen Kasztelan Chapman MMus (Melb), GradDipPerf (VCA), BMus (VCA), LMusA, AMusA, MVMTA
Helen has studied piano with Gordon McKeown, Roy Shepherd, Stephen McIntyre, Alexander Semetsky and Ronald Farren-Price. She is a senior piano examiner with the Australian Music Examinations Board and has extensive adjudicating experience. Following undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the VCA, Helen gained a Masters in Performance from The University of Melbourne. She has tutored and lectured in Harmony, History and Analysis at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) and the University of Melbourne. Helen has also conducted workshops for the AMEB, VMTA and Suzuki Music in Melbourne as well as presented scholarly academic papers at national and international conferences in the fields of musicology, instrumental performance and music education. Currently Helen is enrolled as a PhD candidate at Charles Darwin University in Australia, investigating new approaches to analysing the works of Béla Bartók under the supervision of Drs Sharon Lierse, Yoshi Budd and Professor Malcolm Gillies.