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About Helena

Helena is an acousitc and electric violinist/violist based in the UK.
Violinist
Manchester
Public liability insurance of £10 million

As a wedding and session violinist/violist, Helena has performed with Liam Gallagher, The Script, Craig David and many more. She is a violinist in Ignition Orchestra, who recently released 'Garage Classical' -an album with DJ Spoony, The Sugababes, Paloma Faith and the UK's top garage artists. She is also principal second violin of the Gatecrasher Orchestra. Helena has performed at many high profile events, including exclusive weddings in Morocco, Monaco Cathedral and Italy. Helena is experienced in improvising with a DJ, owning an electric LED violin. She is also experienced in choreographed electric string shows. Since gaining a first class honors degree at the Royal Northern College of Music, Helena has an active performance and teaching career. She regularly tours around the world with the Chineke! orchestra, performing classical and contemporary repertoire. Helena has performed in masterclasses in Salzburg, Krakow, Germany and at the Delft chamber music festival. She has also had masterclasses with Ning Feng and Mauricio Fuks. As an enthusiastic teacher, Helena has won the Leverhulme mentorship award and has trained with the RNCM Young Strings and BBC Philharmonic’s outreach department. Her quartet (Lux Quartet) also created a chamber music outreach project in Greece. Helena is currently playing on a Ruggeri Violin (Made in Cremona, 1677) which is kindly on loan whilst studying her Master's degree at the RNCM.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Musicianship
Genres:
Jazz, Folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Fanfare, Early music, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Opera, Medieval music, Renaissance, Christmas, Traditional church music, Contemporary Christian, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Funk, Karaoke, Hip Hop, R&B, Disco, Ambient pop, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Noise music, Avant garde, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Americana, Funk rock, Motown, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Military
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Theatre / Show, Wedding proposal, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Live looping, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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Song list

Adele – Make You Feel My Love
Avicii – Wake Me Up
Bruno Mars – Just the Way You Are
Bruno Mars – Marry You
Calum Scott – You are the Reason
Calvin Harris – How Deep is Your Love
Camilla Cabello – Havana
Camilla Cabello – Senorita
Coldplay - Paradise
Christina Perri – A Thousand Years
Clean Bandit – Rather Be
Clean Bandit – Rockabye
David Guetta ft. Sia – Titanium
Destiny’s Child – Survivor
Earth, Wind and Fire - September
Ed Sheeran - Perfect
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
Ed Sheeran – Thinking out Loud
Ella Eyre, Sigala – Came Here for Love
Elbow – One Day Like This
Elton John – Your Song
Elvis Presley – Can’t Help Falling in Love
French Montana ft. Swae Lee– Unforgettable
Gotye – Somebody That I Used to Know
Jess Glynne – Hold My Hand
Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop the Feeling
Lizzo – Good as Hell
Toploader – Dancing in the Moonlight
The Greatest Showman – This is Me
John Legend - All of Me
Justin Bieber – Love Yourself
Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper – Shallow
Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved
Pharrell Williams - Happy
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Stevie wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered
The Verve – Bittersweet Symphony
Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I always try to accommodate your time changes to make sure your event is perfect. If your timings change, let me know at your earliest convenience.

How much time do you need to set up?

For an acoustic set I leave 15 minutes for set up For an electric set I leave 45 minutes for a set up and sound check. For a DJ violin set I can plug in and play straight away.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

I am happy to take requests for any pieces you would like me to play.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

With an acoustic set yes! With electric, I will require a PA, or can hire one in for your event if preferred.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

If there is a song request that I do not know, you can request this at least 2 weeks in advance. If it requested with less than 2 weeks before the event, there is a fee of £30 to require me to have the time to write and learn the piece.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Clients say that I have an amazing performance presence. I am able to walk around an event whilst playing so I can really interact with the audience/guests!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

I have performed at exclusive events in Morrocco, Italy and Monaco. I have performed orchestral concerts In California, and perform regularly in London in the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Royal Albert Hall.

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

I have performed and recorded with Liam Gallagher and the Sugababes on TV. I have also played with Craig David and The script at the Royal Albert Hall.

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£150
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£350
NEW!Virtual services
Personalised Music Message
Book me to create a unique music video for you to send to a friend as a gift. This could be a birthday message, first dance song for a wedding anniversary, or just your friend's favourite song to cheer them up.
£15

Reviews

From customers:

Kieran M, 1 year ago

Amazing show!