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Helen Papaioannou is a composer and baritone/alto saxophonist based in Sheffield, UK. Helen composes, improvises and likes to devise games and strategies for group performances.

Her work has been performed at MATA Festival, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Malmö Academy of Music, Conservatorium van Amsterdam, LSO St Luke’s and Sage Gateshead. Originally from Leeds, Helen completed her PhD in composition at Newcastle University under the guidance of Agustín Fernández and Will Edmondes.

Helen is one half of Garlic Hug, a new duo with Alessandro Altavilla. She has played as one third of the band Beauty Pageant, a member of the trio HOKKETT, and the band PONPON, and she improvises in a number of collaborations.

Helen also delivers educational workshops in a number of settings.

 

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