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Clara Helms

Internationally acclaimed Classical Crossover singer-songwriter, Clara Helms, is one of Australia’s most popular and sought-after talents taking on the world. Clara Helms has performed in over 24 countries with her solo show “The Voice of an Angel”, performed for 2 Prime Ministers, was the Main Entertainment at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore at an event hosted by David Beckham, the National Anthem singer for numerous major events, most recently the Rugby World Cup as well as being a finalist on Australia’s Got Talent.

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Biography

Internationally acclaimed Classical Crossover singer-songwriter, Clara Helms, is one of Australia’s most popular and sought-after talents taking on the world. With two Australian Prime Ministers, The Governor of Western Australia and the international corporate elite among those to have been moved by her pure soprano voice, Clara has opened for international greats such as Il Divo, headlining at the Marina Bay Sands Christmas Event in Singapore hosted by David Beckham and singing the Australian Nation Anthem at International sporting events. Titled by the people as “The Voice of an Angel”.

A Bachelor of Music in Classical Singing (B.MUS) graduate from the prestigious Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (W.A.A.P.A), Clara has developed a captivatingly strong stage presence singing music genres from opera to pop opera, musical theater, jazz, contemporary and her own originals. She also received Honours for her Teachers Certificate in Classical Ballet at the Australian Institute of Classical Dance and is trained in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Ballroom, Character, Contemporary and Argentine Tango, and High Distinction for Speech & Drama from A.M.E.B and the Trinity College London.

The highlight of 2017 so far has been Clara’s Debut trip to L.A where she was invited to record Single “All By Myself ” with some of David Foster’s recording team, lead by Producer Thomas Spencer and spend time with her music hero, Graham Russell of Air Supply. Recently back from that trip, Clara is now preparing to release this phenomenal new sounding Single which has collaborations with some of the biggest and best in the industry.

Throughtout this year Clara has been singing around the world with her solo show, ‘The Voice of an Angel’, while on home ground she is supporting her charity of choice, the Humpty Dumpty Foundation singing for their incredible events as well as the main entertainment at the Anglicare Ball and the English National Anthem singer at the Rugby World Cup.

Clara is also doing extensive acting work in the second half of 2017, with 5 TVCs, 2 Short Films, 3 Luxury Home Presenter Film Projects, 1 Documentary and 3 modelling photoshoots and 2 modelling jobs etc.

During 2016 Clara performed her acclaimed Solo Headline Show, “The Voice of an Angel” on tour in over 24 countries and was cast as the lead Diva Soprano in the new production ‘Encore’, singing one of the hardest Arias in music history, the ‘Queen of the Night’ Aria to resounding standing ovations.
Late in 2016 Clara relocated from Perth to Sydney, via Melbourne where she recorded an exciting new 12 Track Debut Album, titled “My Love” to be released early in the new year. More coming soon.

In 2015 Clara released of her self-titled Debut EP consisting of three originals and a spine chilling cover of the beautiful ‘Hallelujah’ by Leonard Cohen. This EP marks the first time Clara will be sharing her original compositions. Her first track, ‘Who Am I’ is a sensual contemporary ballad infused with a glass shattering high vocal cadenza. The second track, ‘It’s Over’, is an empowering Anti Cyber Bullying song aimed at raising awareness of the trauma associated with Cyber Bullying.” Her song “Inspirational” was inspired by and dedicated to the iconic Perth Fashion designer, Ruth Tarvydas who tragically passed away. During the year she was heavily booked as the Headline performer on numerous luxury cruise ships “Royal Caribbean”, “Celebrity”, “Azamara”, “Crystal” and “Princess” in the Asia & Central Pacific, New Zealand and Australian

In 2014 Clara headlined at the exclusive Hayman Island Resorts New Years Eve Party and also in Singapore for the Marina Bay Sands Christmas Lights Up Event, Hosted by David Beckham .
She also opened at the Princess Margaret Hospitals “Bear By Night Ball” at Government House for the Australian Governor Malcolm McCusker. During the year Clara performed on Channel 7’s Telethon and at corporate functions including for the “Australian Hospitality Association”, the “Australian Medical Associa- tion”, “Australian Institute of Company director” and many more. The year was also filled with

headline performances on luxury cruise ships. Between performances, Clara landed the lead roles in the 1940’s short film, ‘Letter to Hunt’, the short film ‘Homecoming’ and a featured role in the web series ‘ AshBecLee’.

It was a busy year for Clara as she also launched her own “Belief Beyond Bullies Foundation”, to increase public awareness and inspire self empowerment for young people affected by Cyber Bulling.

In 2013 Clara was rebooked to sing at Government House for the Australia Day Luncheon in front of Gover- nor Malcom McCusker and his distinguished guests. Clara also performed at the Federal Election Gala dinner for the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. She also headlined at the Hyatt Ballroom for the Liberal Gala Dinner for former Prime Minister John Howard.

Other corporate functions that year include, the headline acts at the Heath Ledger Theatre, the WA Tourism Awards, the Weld Club’s Fathers Sons & Daughters Dinner and the Rosendorff Christmas party. Her diverse talent included a supporting lead acting role in the Western Australian feature film, “Foreshadow”, the feature film “The Reckoning” and in Nez Erok’s musical video “Beautiful”.

In 2012 Clara performed twice at Government House for the W.A. Award of the Year and the Governor’s Australia Day Luncheon. She also performed at the Variety Ball and was the supporting act at the Il Divo concert in Kings Park. Clara has been chosen to perform the Australian Nation Anthem at various international and local sporting events such as the Wildcats Grand Finals, the Inter Dominion Grand
Final at Gloucester Park and at the International Rugby Championships, Australian Wallabies VS the South African Springboks at Paterson Challenge Stadiums. The year also saw Clara as the featured entertainer at events such as the “Boobalicious Ball”, the Rottnest Lodge Leeuwin Estate Dinner, the Ruth Tarvydas Fashion Friday at the Perth Hilton, the Annual Italian Night at Gloucester Park, the opening act at Ronald McDonald Mercedes-Benz Ball at the Crown Casino and as the guest entertainer at the Gold Bars Gold Christmas Party.

In 2011 Clara performed at the “Classical Valentines” and “A Romantic Getaway” concerts. She also performed a two hour one woman show, “Sweet Subtlety and Sexual Seduction” at The Ellington Jazz Club and as a guest performer on Channel 7’s Telethon.

Clara’s Film and Television roles include nine short films, a web series and three feature films since 2010 as well as playing the character of Julia in the play “Zastrozzi”.

Her diverse background includes studying modern languages, (Italian, German and French) at the University of Western Australia in 2010 and Italian at Istituto Italiano in Florence, Italy for three months over the Summer 2008-2009, and she received a Bachelor of Music in Classical Singing at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in 2009.

Clara is also a passionate humanitarian, who, in participation with the Perth Rotary Club, raised money
to support those affected by the Queensland floods 2011 by holding a number of small concerts. She also organized a major Fire Relief Concert for her childhood home town of Roleystone in April 2011, raising over $10,000.

Clara Helms has a very diverse background in the arts and is one of Australia’s most outstanding talents. She is perfectly suited for any special occasion from concerts, balls, private and corporate functions to formal restaurant lunches and dinners, weddings and party events.

Her extensive repertoire of classic Pop Opera contemporary standards include “Time to Say Goodbye”, “Hallelujah”, “Amazing Grace”, “Memory”, “My Heart Will Go On” to classic jazz and musical theatre greats like “Fever”, “Summertime”, “You’ll Never Walk Alone”, “I Could have Danced all Night”, “Autumn Leaves”, cheeky sexy songs like “Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend”, “My Heart Belongs to Daddy”, “Call from the Vatican”, “Hey Big Spender”, “Broadway Baby”, to Lloyd Webbers “Think of Me”, and beautiful foreign songs and arias from “Queen of the Night”, “O Mio Babbino Caro”, “Les Trisangles des Sistres” to “Because We Believe” and “Parla Piu Piano” and many more.

Testimonials

Clara Helms has performed at the Australian Hotels Association Gala Awards hosted at Crown Perth. Clara’s performance was a highlight of the evening and her breathtaking

vocals had the audience mesmerised and enraptured.
Clara has a beautiful and well-measured voice that is as expressive as it is gorgeous. Clara is a highly impressive singer who gives all of her considerable talent and her flawless performance is matched by her personality and presence on stage. Clara was a delight to work with and followed our brief exactly as requested. I would thoroughly recommend Clara Helms as one of Australia’s shining vocal

 

Bradley Woods ~ CEO/Executive Director Australian Hotels Association & Tourism Accommodation Australia (WA)

Miss Clara Helms is one of the most talented performers I have had the pleasure to watch in my years being a judge on various ‘talent’ shows. In my mind, it’s a mystery as to why Clara is not already a global star!

Kyle Sandilands - Co-Host of Kyle & Jackie O - Kiis FM Radio (2014)

Clara is simply one of the most unique artists of our generation. Her vocal style, beauty and stage presence are absolutely breathtaking. Add to this a timeless and nurturing soul and you have the one and only Clara. Remarkable power, range and charismatic stage presence. I love her voice.

Graham Russell - ARIA Hall of Fame Duo, AIR SUPPLY

I have known Céline Dion since she signed with Sony Music over 32 years ago where I

was Vice President of Business Affairs and was then honored to have worked with René Angélil in managing her career for many years. I’ve seen Céline sing “All By Myself” countless times and seen a number of very good singers perform that song but none of them with the vocal range, power and subtlety to match Céline….Until Now!!

Clara Helms uses her background as a Soprano and incredible range to deliver a powerful, passionate, recording of this song that will no doubt bring audiences to their feet when performed live.
Until then, sit back and enjoy Clara’s truly outstanding recording. Bravo!!

Paul Farberman (17 years Management for Celine Dion)