Helen Bledsoe

Helen is a native of South Carolina (USA), currently living in Cologne, Germany. Since winning first-prize in the 1996 Gaudeamus International Interpreter’s Competition for Contemporary Music, she has had an active career as a soloist, ensemble player, teacher and improviser.

For the last ten years, Helen has been a full member of the Ensemble Musikfabrik of Cologne, and has been a regular guest with many other European ensembles. From 1999 to 2002, she was a also member of the Remix Ensemble of Porto, Portugal. She is currently an assistant instructor at the Conservatory of Bremen (Hochschule der Künste) and has given masterclasses and workshops world-wide. She has had articles published by Fluit Magazine (official publication of the Netherlands Flute Association) and the Contemporary Music Review.

As a soloist Helen has appeared in many well-known festivals such as Warsaw Autumn, the Dartington Summer Festival, Nordic Music Days, and the Takefu International Music festival in Japan. Other memorable performances include several appearances in the Sound Ways Festival of St. Petersburg (Russia), the Festival de Música Contemporánea in Morelia, Mexico, and a benefit concert for the Buddhist Temple Ustuu Huree in Chedan, Tuva.
Her regular partners in improvisation include: Marco Blaauw, trumpet, Alexei Lapin, piano, and Sue Schlotte, cello.

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www.helenbledsoe.com

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Helen Bledsoe

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    Helen Bledsoe

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    Helen Bledsoe

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    Helen Bledsoe

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    Helen Bledsoe