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Helen Bledsoe

Helen Bledsoe has been solo flutist of Ensemble Musikfabrik since 1997. She is also a guest professor at the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music in Riga, guest faculty for the Lucerne Festival Academy, external artist consultant in AI-based creative and performance practices for the Reaserch Team “Creatie” at the Royal Academy in Antwerp, coach for the European Workshop for Contemporary Music and Studio Musikfabrik. Her research and writing has been published by TempoContemporary Music ReviewPan, and Flute Talk Magazine. Her blog on contemporary flute techniques and composing for flute has been a basis of research and teaching for flutists and composers, and her performances of Das Atmende Klarsein have been hailed by critics as "phenomenal", "outstanding", and "with high virtuosity". Helen is dedicated to bringing works that combine improvisation with accessible electronics to audiences, both as a performer and a composer.



Helen Bledsoe has been invited as a guest speaker to the "Luigi Nono: Resonances" Orpheus Summer School of 2024.