Helen received Bachelor of Music from Musashino Academia Musicae (Tokyo, Japan) and Konsevatorium Fur Musik und Dramatische Kunst and Hochschule fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst (Vienne, Austria); and Master’s Degree in Music Education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, Virginia USA). Helen was Adjunct Professor at Music Department, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Juror at Bartok-Kabalevsky International Piano Competition 1991–1995.
Member of BCRMTA South Fraser since 2001. Member of MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) and MENC (Music Teachers National Association),USA.
Helen has been teaching piano for 36 years. Her mission is to teach student to love piano music and enjoy listening and playing it.