VIOLINIST & ELECTRIC VIOLINIST
"Particular performance and skill plaudits must go to Helena Gullan who steals many a moment throuhgout with her solo violin and vocals"
Theatre Perform - Mar 2016
Helena is a Violinist and Electric Violinist from London. She trained in Violin at London's prestigious conservatoire, Trinity College of Music. She also completed a music and drama degree at Royal Holloway, University of London, (ranked number 1 in the UK for it's music course), where she specialised in Solo Violin Performance.
She has performed all over the world, as an orchestral violinist, performing concertos as a guest soloist for various orchestras, and within various bands. She has worked with many recording artists and singer song-writers, notably including Ronan Keating. Other notable performances include performing as a member of violin ensemble, Cicilia, to the former Armenian prime minister in 2014. She regularly enjoys performing both Violin and Electric Violin, and was selected to be just one of 6 electric violinists worldwide to join the renowned laser violin group 'Lumina', however went on to relocate to Los Angeles.
She combines her musical skills with her theatrical background, to perform in Actor-Musician roles; she made her West End debut in 'Once the Musical'. Following this, she became the solo fiddler and singer for the UK tour of the Irish folk musical, 'Ireland's Call' (Trevor Payne) in 2016. Using the violin in many theatre productions has enabled her to become a dynamic performer, confident and comfortable at moving fluidly and freely with the instrument, to perform to choreographed routines and so on.
Helena performs within a Violin Duo, who have played in many venues throughout the UK, including the famous 'Painted Hall' in the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, a venue often described as "the finest dining hall in Europe".
She is also one of London's elite Bollywood Violinists!
If you are interested in booking Helena for any live playing, session work, or need a violinist or Violin Duo for a special occasion, feel free to make an enquiry here! Feel free to view her latest videos here!