Helena Darring was raised in a musically-inclined family in Carmel, IN. At the age of 11, Helena began her classical music training in violin. Her passion for the violin and teaching has only grown throughout the years. Helena was a member of the N.W.Y.O. During that time this orchestra performed with many well known artists including pianist, Grace Fong. In her free time, she enjoys performing at her church, weddings, special events, and spending time with her two cats, Yuuki and Yoshi.