Michael Henry

London's Centre for Young Musicians (1977) and Royal College of Music (1981-85), studying clarinet and composition.

For the National as music director: An Octoroon, Barber Shop Chronicles, The Amen Corner, Emperor and Galilean, FELA!, Death and the King's Horseman

Other theatre as music director includes: They Drink It In The Congo, May Contain Food, Boi Boi is Dead, The Realness, Mr Burns, FEAST

Compositions include: Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play, Boi Boi Is Dead, Circus Tricks, Rocket Symphony, Stand, Birdwatching

Other work includes: Horrible Histories for Prom 2011 (vocal animateur and conductor)

Michael Henry has provided live backing vocals for artists including George Michael, Chaka Khan, Will Young and The Pet Shop Boys; studio vocals for Diana Ross, Robbie Williams, Billy Bragg, Chrissy Hynde and Michael Ball, classical performances for ROH, ENO and Glyndebourne. He has also featured as a soloist in Scott Walker's Drifting & Tilting at London's Barbican in 2008.

Michael Henry is vocalist, composer and arranger in a capella groups Flying Pickets and The Shout.


RCVR (vocal director, arranger and performer)


(Published June 2018)