Helene Luyten studied piano with Eugène Traey and chamber music with Arie Van Lysebeth. She continued her studies at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth, with Eduardo Del Pueyo in Argenteuil and with Josef Raieff at the Juilliard School in New York. Alongside her piano studies she also worked on chamber music for two pianos, piano pedagogy, contemporary music, music history and piano repertoire. She founded the chamber ensemble Kassiopeia in 1990; she is also a member of the Vocamabile ensemble, a vocal quartet with piano that explores the tradition of the Romantic vocal quartet. After a long career as accompanist at the Stedelijk Conservatorium of Mechelen and professor of Lied interpretation at the Royal Brussels Conservatory she is now an emeritus professor of this latter institution.