The UYMP office is operating with very limited hours while staff are on furlough. You can still obtain music from our catalogue in the usual way, from, and hire from our agent Wise Music Classical. Please contact UYMP composers directly, via their own websites, if you have any queries.


Helen Papaioannou was born in Leeds in 1987. Helen completed her PhD in composition at Newcastle University under the supervision of Agustín Fernández and Will Edmondes. She performs regularly on baritone and tenor saxophones in various ensembles. Her recent music centres around hyperactive streams of repetitive activity which channel shifting rhythmic interactions. Helen's music has been performed by Nieuw Ensemble, Darragh Morgan and Mary Dullea, Momenta Quartet, Northern Sinfonia, Stefan Östersjö and Henrik Frisk, Notos Quartet and the Busch Ensemble.