Elena Abad Born in Spain, Elena began learning the violin at age seven with professor Ara Vartanian and gave her debut solo recital aged 8 in Fuengirola (Málaga). From a very young age she collaborated and performed as a soloist with several orchestras in Spain such as the Soloists of Malaga Chamber Orchestra with whom she performed several violin concertos by J. S. Bach, Vivaldi, Accolay, Komarovsky among many.
Elena is an enthusiastic orchestral player and has worked and taken part in projects involving several renowned orchestras including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. She has performed on several occasions in major venues in the UK including the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Barbican Hall, Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall. She has also been leader of the London City Orchestra. She finished her Bachelor’s degree in 2015 at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama and continues her studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance with Professor Ofer Falk as a Violet Wright, Beatrice Taylor and Helen Roll Trust Scholar.
Apart from classical music, she is also very interested in other music genres and she also often works with various pop and rock artists. She is part of the Parallax Orchestra, which has performed with well-known bands such as Bring Me the Horizon, and will soon do a concert at the Royal Albert Hall with US Hard-rock band Alter Bridge.