August 6, 2017

Who We Are


Jaroslav Novak

Musical Director



Jaroslav is a pianist, composer and music teacher from Dunedin, New Zealand.

Jaroslav started learning piano at age 13 and within three years had passed all of the grades in music theory and piano. He was then accepted to the University of Otago Music Performance Programme on a scholarship. During his time at Otago he won prizes in both piano and conducting.

Jaroslav continued his education with a Masters degree in Business specialising in Entrepreneurship. He developed a keen interest in innovative technology and its application and his master’s thesis was on the application of E-Learning and online software.

Jaroslav has performed as a pianist in New Zealand, Australia and Europe, had a recording broadcast on New Zealand National Radio, released a CD, and represented Otago at the New Zealand Young Performers of The Year Competition.

For more information on Jaroslav visit his website at


Questions for Jaroslav?

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Helen Jones

Director of Education

Helen is an English language teacher and clarinetist from the UK. She has taught in multiple countries where she has used technology extensively in the classroom to great effect.

She is a passionate teacher who enjoys finding innovative ways to teach and wants to make learning fun for students. She is particularly interested in the use of technology in education and how it can enhance student’s learning.


Questions for Helen?

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