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.
Serving as Music Director for The Hunt (Kate Soper) at Miller Theatre; Conducting The Old Man and the Sea (Paola Prestini, Royce Vavrek and Karmina Śilec; premiere) with BMP and VIA at ASU Gammage; Conducting Semmelweis (Ray Lustig and Matthew Doherty; concert presentation) with AOP; Traveling to Pensacola Opera with The Opera Cowgirls; Playing rehearsals for Adoration (Mary Kouyoumdjian and Royce Vavrek; premiere) and Angel Island (Huang Ruo; premiere) at PROTOTYPE; Coaching for Sensorium Ex (Paola Prestini, Brenda Shaugnessy; workshop) at The Kennedy Center.
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).