The French harpist Hélène Nassif studied the pedalharp with Marielle Nordmann, Ghislaine Petit-Volta and Catherine Michel. She finished her studies at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional in Paris in June 2009 receiving the highest level of distinction. In June 2010 she received the Concert Diploma and Orchestra Diploma of the Zurich University of Arts with high honors. Hélène Nassif received awards in competition (among others, « Prix d’Honneur » - above the 1st Prize - from the Concours International Léopold Bellan 2006).

 

Hélène Nassif studied baroque harp with Marie Bournisien at the Zurich University of Arts and at the University of Arts Bremen with Margit Schultheiss. She received the Master Degree for Early Music (main focus Basso Continuo) in June 2014 with high honors. During her studies in Bremen she focused on Continuo playing on the baroque harp in the early 17th Century with Prof. Detlef Bratschke, Prof. Ludger Rémy, Prof. Joachim Held and Prof. Thomas Albert.

 

Hélène Nassif founded the early music group with Sopran Singer Anna Terterjan in 2013: Gabinetto Armonico Bremen. The musicians of Gabinetto Armonico Bremen play on copies of instruments from the baroque period and are specialized in the music of the 17th and 18th Century.

 

Hélène Nassif is a demanded Continuo player on the Baroque Harp.