Helen Gillet is a Walloon born in a Flemish hospital. Raised in Singapore, Belgium, Illinois, and Wisconsin, Ms. Gillet landed in her current hometown of New Orleans in 2003. She currently performs in cities across the United States and Western Europe. Her live solo performance includes an acoustic cello, looped electronics, vocals, a vintage E.V.I. trumpet (Steiner), or anything else she can reach. Ms. Gillet threads her tri-continental childhood web into her performance, notably with the instrument she picked up at age nine, the cello.