Helen Papaioannou

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Helen Papaioannou is a composer and baritone/alto saxophonist based in Sheffield, UK. Helen’s new solo project, Kar Pouzi, intertwines saxophone and electronics in tides of pulses and drones, with a minimal-maximal approach. 

Helen has a fascination with the dynamics of group interaction, and often works with game strategies in her compositions. Helen’s music has been performed by Workers Union Ensemble, Ensemble neoN, Nieuw Ensemble, Galvanize Ensemble, Cobalt Duo, Michael Speers/Renzo Spiteri and LSO. 

Garlic Hug, her duo with Alessandro Altavilla, combines a playground of instruments in droney swamps, hiccuping beats and clamorous riffs. Helen improvises and performs with various collaborators, and has played as one third of the band Beauty Pageant, a member of the trio HOKKETT, and the band PONPON. "

Biography

Helen Papaioannou is a composer and baritone/alto saxophonist based in Sheffield, UK. Helen’s new solo project, Kar Pouzi, intertwines saxophone and electronics in tides of pulses and drones, with a minimal-maximal approach. 

Helen has a fascination with the dynamics of group interaction, and often works with game strategies in her compositions. Helen’s music has been performed by Workers Union Ensemble, Ensemble neoN, Nieuw Ensemble, Galvanize Ensemble, Cobalt Duo, Michael Speers/Renzo Spiteri and LSO. 

Garlic Hug, her duo with Alessandro Altavilla, combines a playground of instruments in droney swamps, hiccuping beats and clamorous riffs. Helen improvises and performs with various collaborators, and has played as one third of the band Beauty Pageant, a member of the trio HOKKETT, and the band PONPON. "

Compilations with this composer

Compilations
Zeta Potential

Zeta Potential

Huddersfield Contemporary Records

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