“…a stalwart contributor to the contemporary opera scene.”

OPERA ITHACA

“…a stalwart contributor to the contemporary opera scene.”

OPERA ITHACA

Music Director, Pianist, and Conductor Mila Henry maintains a versatile career as a freelance artist and Artistic Director of The American Opera Project. Comfortable leading from both piano and podium, she prefers not to separate styles, but to blur boundaries.

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No shows booked at the moment.

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photo credit: Deborah Cowell
photo credit: Deborah Cowell

Fall 2021 Highlights

MDing three scenes for C&V Scene & Heard (Alaina Ferris, Michael Lanci & Marella Martin Koch, Jessica Rudman & Kendra Preston Leonard); Coaching The Trojan Women (Sarah Taylor Ellis & Ellen McLaughlin) at Columbia; Playing rehearsals for Iphigenia (Wayne Shorter & esperanza spalding); Touring to CA and TX with the Opera Cowgirls; MDing Early Decision (Adam Gwon) at Princeton; Recording The Nothing Lamp (Joseph Rubinstein & Mark Campbell) with Jessica Fishenfeld

Trouble in Tahiti, College Light Opera Company

Summer 2021 Highlights

The release of Looking at You (Kamala Sankaram & Rob Handel) on Bright Shiny Things; MDing Trouble in Tahiti at College Light Opera Company (pictured); Traveling to Delaware Valley Opera Company with the Opera Cowgirls

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Spring 2021 Highlights

Recording tracks for the The MOVE Project at UoU (WSNBM by Daniel Bernard Roumain & Marc Bamuthi Joseph); Playing on KMC’s Musical Storefronts series with Adrienne Danrich; MDing the comedy trilogy of The Emperor & the Queen (Kamala Sankaram & Pete McCabe); MDing demos for Eat the Document (John Glover & Kelley Rourke); MDing demos from Precipice (Rima Fand, Karen Fisher & Susan Zeeman Rogers)