Helen Blore, CertMIT
Having graduated in Musical Instrument
Technology from Leeds College of Music in 1986, Helen worked at
Howarth's of London, the double reed specalist, for two years.
She then set up a workshop in Rushworth's Music Shop in Chester
repairing woodwind, string and brass instruments as well as helping and
In 1996 she moved her workshop to Dawson's
Music Shop, also in Chester, and worked there until 2011. She has now established her own business in Wrexham and repairs
woodwind, string and brass instruments for students and professionals
She is a professional member of the National Association
of Musical Instrument Repairers.
Helen is a practising musician herself, playing bassoon and
contra-bassoon with Wrexham Symphony Orchestra and the Cambrian
Orchestra. She also enjoys singing with the Sirenian Singers, St
Giles' Church Choir and St Margaret's Singers, all based in the Wrexham