M.A. of Arts Astrid Elise has a beautiful voice range from 4 octaves, she masters all form of song.
Astrid is performing on large stages in The Netherlands and far abroad.
From symphonia orchestra, popband, rockband, jazzband, bluesband,
folkband in whole Europe, U.S.A.(John Clayton, Count Basie member) and even in India with famous Indian musician she is performing with a lot of success.
But also just simple with only a piano player or band on stage is every performance from Van Helden
an event people will never forget.
Van Helden was born in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Her older sisters gave her the name : "Elise" they had to think of the pianopiece from Beethoven: "FUR ELISE", did they know that
Astrid would be gifted with such a beautiful voice and talent for music?
Astrid studied at the Conservatory at Utrecht, classical singing,
beside her classical singing
she studied: pop, musical, latin and jazz.
In London and India: Sanskrit South Indian music.
Furthermore Van Helden studied Hebrew/Arabian music.
Van Helden is singer songwriter and a Kriya Yoga teacher.
Anne Stokman (singer) was born in Amsterdam and studied classical singing at the Conservatory at Utrecht and Amsterdam.
Anne has a beautiful voice and is performing with Astrid for more than 25 years.