Michael Henry

Nationality: British
Vocal Range: Bass D – Tenor top A (and falsetto to soprano G)    
Height: 5’7” (171 cm)
Styles: Soul, Classical, R&B, Jazz, Pop

Training
ILEA Centre for Young Musicians
Royal College of Music (composition and clarinet)

Theatre
Jack The Knife, Circus Tricks (Michael Henry) - Riverside Studios August 2009
Handsome Prince, Far Away & Long Ago - Riverside Studios August 2009
Vocal MD & Ensemble, Death & the King’s Horseman - National Theatre Jan-June 2009
Featured Baritone, Drifting & Tilting (Scott Walker) - Barbican Theatre, September 2008
Baritone & Composer, Fingerprint (The Shout) - Lindbury Theatre (ROH) Autumn 2007
Executive, Critical Mass (Streetwise Opera) - Almeida Theatre Summer 2007
Baritone & Composer, Lip (The Shout) - Drill Hall Summer 2004
US Immigrant, Tall Stories (The Shout) - International tour Summer 2002
Channa, Siddhartha (Jenni Roditi) - Hackney Theatre Summer 2001
Bluette, Blues Brothers (Official Tribute) - Whitehall Theatrem Mar-Oct 2001


Music
Casino - Lead vocalist & Co-songwriter    
The Shout - Baritone & Composer        
Flying Pickets - Vocalist, Songwriter, Arranger    
Ensemble X (Errollyn Wallen) - Baritone            
Shiva Nova (Pritti Paintal) - Baritone            

Michael has also provided backing vocals for Robbie Williams, Chaka Khan, Diana Ross, Pet Shop Boys, Chrissy Hynde, Billy Bragg,
Jamelia, Dave McAlmont, Grace, Barry Manilow, Michael Ball, Jose Carreras, Leslie Garrett, and
several episodes of TV talent shows The X Factor and Pop Idol. He has been the main support act for top artists including Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, Beach Boys, Roy Orbison, Bo Diddley, Lisa Stansfield, Dr. Feelgood, Roachford and Edwin Starr.

CDs Vocals, Composition and Production
Flying Pickets: Big Mouth, Everyday, Next Generation, The Warning
The Shout: Deep Blue, On Arrival
Robbie Williams: Escapology
Billy Bragg: Mermaid Avenue vol.2
Moodswings: Psychedelicatessen, Moodfood
The Pretenders: Last of the Independents
Driza Bone: Real Love

Recent compositions include: Circus Tricks (30-minute chamber opera); Moi mwah (Music-Theatre piece for multi-tracked solo Alto);
Rocket Symphony (for 500 voices and Fireworks); Stand (for 16 voices, BBC Proms).

Jingles, Ads, Soundtracks,
Honda Civic choir; Da Vinci Code; Baddiel and Skinner unplanned; Ray; A Christmas Carol (Kelsey Grammar)
Prime Suspects III; Theme for Don’t Miss Wax