Helene Jeanney

Helene Jeanney


Beautiful rich sound, impressive temperament, and passion “ (The Cleveland Plain Dealer)

“Natural musicality, exceptional sense of phrasing, overall, a wonderful artist” (Henri Dutilleux)

About Helene

Sought after as a pianist, chamber musician, song accompanist, Helene gives concerts and teaches in Berlin, New York, and in France. 

Born to an American mother and French father she entered the Paris Conservatory at age 12 to study with Germaine Mounier. After obtaining her first prizes in piano and chamber music, she continued her studies at Indiana University under the guidance of Gyorgy Sebok, and later on with Menahem Pressler, for whom she became Professor Assistant in Bloomington.  She also holds a Professional degree from the Juilliard School with Jerome Lowenthal. Throughout her career, she has worked with several artists, including Gaby Casadesus, Yevgeni Malinin, Nikita Magaloff, and Isaac stern.

Helene Jeanney

Some impressions

“To be a teacher, as well as to be a musician, you must continuously learn, in order to do it well…it just never stops. I just cannot imagine my life without teaching”