Helpert entered the world singing, began on piano and found the guitar by age 11, on which she fixated. She began performing and recording in her teens; studied Americana and Avant Garde Jazz at The Berklee College of Music in Boston as a guitar principal and later Indigenous Music at The Naropa University in Colorado. Helpert has performed in over 300 Venues (for example-Theater Lino Ventura in Nice, France, Palau De La Musica in Barcelona, Spain, The Keshmara in Marakesh, Morocco, Yoshis Jazz Club in San Francisco, CA, Knitting Factory in NYC and L.A, The Boulder Theater in Colorado, and for GreenRock, Bermuda) and written hundreds of compositions. In 2008 she was elected the country of Bermuda's Musician-in-Residence. In 2013 she was recipient of Denmark's Art Council's resident grant for an audio-visual performance. She's recorded over 6 records, the last two released on the Whatabout Music label in Barcelona, Spain. Helpert performs the work of Billie Holiday and other heirloom Americana Jazz worldwide. She teaches a progressive and technical modality of voice/composition at conservatories and independently from her home studio and on Skype worldwide. She lives between Europe and the U.S.A. Helpert is an avid "Inkest" and sells her artwork through select galleries and by individual commissions.
Leslie Helpert, Americana, Underground, San Francisco, Beautiful Songs, Independent, Athens Georgia, Barcelona, Voice Lessons, Voiceover, Music Art Agency, Song-writers, Nashville, Poets, illustrator, illustrators, Poem, Designer, Creative Project Developer, Creative Project Development, International Art Alliance, Creative Music Director, Audio