Conductor, Pianist, and Music Director Mila Henry maintains an active and versatile career, leading works spanning rock musicals to folk operas to reimagined classics. Comfortable leading from both piano and podium, she prefers not to separate styles, but to blur boundaries.
Coaching for Sensorium Ex (Paola Prestini & Brenda Shaughnessy; workshop) with BMP/VIA; Performing with Sarah Nelson Craft and Laura Strickling at Brooklyn Art Song Society; Conducting The Merry Widow at College Light Opera Company (pictured); MDing The Hunt (Kate Soper; workshop) at Columbia University's Miller Theatre; Conducting The Old Man and the Sea (Hemingway adaptation by Paola Prestini & Royce Vavrek, workshop) with BMP/VIA at ASU: Gammage.
Teaching Brahms and Mozart Requiem excerpts with Alec Duffy at The Mercury Store; Music Director/Pianist for Precipice (Susan Rogers, Rima Fand & Karen Fisher; concert premiere) with AOP at Hunter College; Playing for Opera on Tap's George Shirley Opera Access Fund announcement luncheon, with Mr. Shirley in attendance; Performing with the Opera Cowgirls at the OPERA America Conference in Pittsburgh (pictured).
Playing three scenes for AOP's Composers & the Voice: Six Scenes (Raquel Acevedo Klein, Paul Pinto & Jeesun Choi, Ania Vu); Assistant Conductor for The Night Falls (Troy Schumacher, Karen Russell, Ellis Ludwig-Leone) with BalletCollective and PEAK Performances; Associate Conductor for Iceland (O-Lan Jones, Emmett Tinley) with Overtone Industries at La MaMa; Conducting The Old Man and the Sea (Hemingway adaptation by Paola Prestini & Royce Vavrek, workshop) with BMP/VIA at MASS MoCA (pictured).