Teach Piano using the Kodály Approach

Practical Curriculum to Deliver Fun Kodály Piano Lessons Confidently

Helen Russell’s Signature Kodály Piano Teaching Curriculum

"My students no longer have those understanding gaps"

Estelle Pringle, Doremi Teach Piano Member

Doremi Teach Piano

Helen’s Microsteps
No more note drills and frustrated students. Follow Helen’s carefully progressive microsteps with our unique, personalised support. Every child will feel like a winner.

Enjoyable AND Effective
Child-centred, engaging, enjoyable and accessible for all, whilst being the most effective way to teach and learn music. You’ll never run out of strategies.

Transform your teaching
Bring all the benefits of Kodály musicianship to your young beginner piano students. Put singing and movement at the heart of your lessons.

Downloadable weekly lesson plans and resources

10 minute video walkthroughs to support each lesson

Live online coaching sessions to support you and your teaching

Courses for more advanced topics and your own musicianship 

Exclusive Facebook Community for members

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Doremi Teach Music
for EYFS or KS1

Helen’s Primary curriculum for group and class teaching

Kodály Kickoff for Piano Teachers

An introduction to using the Kodály Approach in your piano lessons

Solfa from Scratch Course

For you to get started with solfa or use for teaching older beginners

£47 per month

All the benefits of Doremi Membership plus Helen’s Signature Doremi Teach Piano Curriculum for young beginners


£27 per month

Includes all benefits and bonuses except Helen’s Signature Doremi Teach Piano Curriculum

£20 Single Payment

Get started with this short introductory course to see if the Kodály Approach is for you

Who is Helen Russell?

Founder and Director Helen Russell BSc(Hons) PGCE ATCL BKC is a piano, singing and musicianship teacher and choral musical director and arranger.

A passionate advocate of the Kodály Approach to music education, Helen works for the British Kodály Academy as a tutor and member of their Education Planning Board. She has been fortunate to study Kodály musicianship and pedagogy with the very best tutors including Esther Hargittai, Lucinda Geoghegan, Dr Árpád Tóth, Bori Szirányi, Dr Michael Bradshaw, David Vinden, Dr James Cuskelly and Dr Lászlo Nemes. She also achieved a High Distinction in the British Kodály Certificate in Primary Music Education.

Helen studied extensively with Dr Gillyanne Kayes to develop her vocal technique and pedagogy, and completed her Associate Diploma in Instrumental and Vocal Teaching with Trinity College London. 

Helen splits her time between her music career, looking after her two boys and volunteering as a Scout Leader in rainy Worcestershire.