Helen Ellison

Helen Ellison - Musician, Composer & Artist.

Helen Ellison (née Burrows) is a Suffolk based Composer, Performer, Music Teacher & Artist. From a very young age, music has been an important part of her life with a love of all types of genres and instruments.

Helen has learnt many instruments over the years but her principle ones studying to a professional level are Piano, Violin & Voice. She has studied with many inspiring teachers/musicians including Pianist/Harpsichordist, Virginia Black & Pianist Zuzanna Nash, 4 years with the International Romanian Violinist, Remus Azoitei and over 10 years with Vocal Experts Dr Gillyanne Kayes & Jeremy Fisher of Vocal Process. She has been privately teaching these instruments for over 25 years.

For many years Helen produced, directed and performed at many local concerts and shows in the Suffolk area raising money for various charitable organisations. Her 'George Gershwin' (1998) and 'A Celebration of Fred Astaire' (1999) both resulted in two major radio programmes, co-hosting & co-producing with Keith Skues for BBC Eastern Counties.

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WateryAdvPosterAlongside music, Helen studied Art & Design at A level and regularly designed posters & leaflets for various local groups as well as her own events. Her art has been displayed at many local exhibitions in the past. 

Her other interests are varied, including wildlife, geneology, orchids, pilates, ballet and tap dancing.

Helen currently lives and works in Suffolk with her husband, daughter and 5 gerbils.

 

Helen & family set up The Roger David Burrows Music Fund in memory of her late brother, a fellow musician, who died in July 2012 from Non-Hodgkins T-cell Lymphoma (Cancer). For more information about the Music Fund visit: www.rogerdavidburrows.co.uk.