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Mrs Heloisa Gaspar

Biography

Portuguese Violinist, holds a Master and a Bachelor Degree in Performance from the Royal Academy of Music in London. There, she was a student of Igor Petrushevski, one of the leading violin teachers in the UK.
She was also a student at the University of Arts in Bern (2007-09) and at the International Menhuin Music Academy in Switzerland (2009).

Born into a musical family, started to learn the violin at the age of 6. Heloísa has performed as soloist and chamber musician not only in Portugal, but also in England, Holland, Switzerland, Monaco, Germany, Italy, USA, Spain, Austria and Brazil. Recently, she played a recital in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

In 2014 she was a member of the Southbank Sinfonia Orchestra in London, having played in major venues, such as the Royal Festival Hall, Saint Martin in the Fields, Cadogan Hall, St John's Smith Square, Royal Opera House, etc.

Worked extensively as first violin with Porto Symphony Orchestra Casa da Música, one of the top orchestras in Portugal (2007-2013).

At the age of 17 was Assistant Concertmaster of the Aspen Concert Orchestra in Colorado, USA, during the Music Festival.

Was a winner in several competitions in Portugal, including 1st Prize at the Julio Cardona International String Competition.

Heloísa received the generous support of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation during her studies and also received a Santander Universities Award.

Heloísa has eight years of teaching experience. She was a violin professor in two conservatoires in Portugal and currently teaches privately in London. She prepares students for ABRSM exams, competitions and for overall development, and her students regularly achieve great results.

She plays on a Paul Kaul violin, "Iphigénie".

Contact Heloisa

Address: Shipley
Yorkshire (North)
BD18
Phone: 00351932868025
Mobile: 07923201542
Fee (60 minutes): £35.00
Fee (45 minutes): £30.00

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