With a voice described as “acrobatic, finely-tuned and characterful” (composer Michael Finnissy) and with an “impressively extended technical and stylistic range” (The Whole Note), Helen Pridmore enjoys a career focused on contemporary scored music, experimental music and improvisation. As a soprano soloist she has performed at Carnegie Hall (with the American
Symphony Orchestra), at venues in Europe, USA, Mexico, and Japan, and from coast to coast across Canada. As a chamber musician she has toured extensively, and has premiered many works by Canadian composers.
Helen holds degrees from the University of Saskatchewan, University of Toronto, and
the Eastman School of Music (University of Rochester), and has taught at several universities in the USA and Canada. She is currently a freelance musician, active as a soloist, chamber musician, and composer. Recent and upcoming performances include events in Yellowknife, Saskatoon, Saint John NB, Halifax and Montréal.