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.
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
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
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)