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Portuguese violinist based in the UK
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Violinist
Glasgow

Helena Silva was born on 3rd May 1996 in Oporto and started her studies in 2008 with Armando González in Escola Profissional de Música de Viana do Castelo, a professional music school. In 2014 she successfully applied to Aveiro University to complete a First Degree in violin with José Pereira and Nuno Soares. Throughout the years Helena attended several masterclasses with distinguished professors as Lyonel Schmit, Alexandra Greffin, Daniel Rowland, Augusto Trindade, José Paulo Jesus, Barry Cooper and Zofia Woycicka. She has joined several orchestras, namely Orquestra Arte Sinfónica, Orquestra Viv’Arte, Orquestra DeCa, Orquestra Filarmónica de Braga, Estágio Nacional Orquestra Sinfónica de Jovens AMCC, Estágio Nacional De Orquestra Aproarte and Second edition of Academia de Verão do Remix Ensemble da Casa da Música under de direction of conductors like Peter Rundel, Javier Viceiro, Ernst Schelle, Juliàn Lombana, Ariana Dantas, Vítor Matos, José Eduardo Gomes, Diogo Costa, Jan Wierzba, Luís Carvalhoso, Rui Pinheiro, Luís Carvalho and Kira Omelchenko. Helena has performed in important portuguese concert halls, including Casa da Música, Centro Cultural de Belém, Coliseu do Porto, Europarque, Teatro Aveirense, Teatro Sá de Miranda and Theatro Circo. In 2019, she finished the two years Master in Music Education course in Aveiro University with Nuno Soares with a final dissertation in Community Music, a project named “Uma casa chamada mar”, composed by refugee children and people with disabilities and orientated by Paulo Maria Rodrigues. Helena is currently in the second year of the Master in Music Performance course in the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Military, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, Ambient
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party
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Song list

Treat You Better - Shawn Mendes
All Of Me - John Legend
Wake Me Up - Avicci
Shallow - Lady Gaga
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
A thousand Years - Christina Perri
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
You are the reason - Calum Scott
Birds - Imagine Dragons
Hasta Mi Final - Il Divo
The scientist - Coldplay
Yellow - Coldplay
Viva La Vida - Coldplay
Imagine - John Lennon
Senorita - Shawn Mendes
Let it Be - The Beatles
Never Enough - Loren Allred
Canon - Pachelbel
Jesus bleibet meine Freude - Bach
Aria in G - Bach
Ave Maria - Bach
River flows in you - Yiruma
Panis Angelicus - Cesar Franck
The Lord bless you and keep you - John Rutter
All of Me - Frank Sinatra

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Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£80
Up to 1 hour£180
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£450

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Elisa M, 1 year ago

Maria is a wonderful violin player. She played a mix of different styles in my wedding and everyone loved it.