Origin: St. Isidore, New Brunswick - Montréal, Québec - Surrey, British Columbia, 🇨🇦
Born in St. Isidore, New Brunswick, she has played in may well known groups, notably "Les Beatlettes" and "Les Planettes" managed by Ben Kaye, who also managed such groups as "Classels" and "The Baronets" in Montreal at the height of the sixties. After travelling across Canada, the U.S., and abroad, she settled in Vancouver, British Columbia where she now owns and operated Cosmic Pig Recording Studios and is still performing live across the globe.
Helene is a legendary bass player, who use to play with ‘The Beatlettes’, an all female pop band in the 1960’s in Montreal. She brings many years experience tearing it up on stages throughout North America and Asia.
At seventy-five years of age, Helene shows no sign of slowing down, and can hold her own with the best of them on any stage! Proud of her French/Miqmaq heritage, and fluent in French, she performs at numerous fundraisers for various Indigenous communities and organizations throughout British Columbia.
She has been featured on the TV shows, Rez Bluez and The Mix, and several episodes of Beyond Words on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. Helene also performed bass on both Murray Porter’s albums.
From the girl groups and go-go boots of the sixties and through all the twists and turns in popular music since, Helene plays all styles with authenticity and heart.