Melanie Henry

Professorial Staff - Classical Saxophone & Doubling Instruments, Saxophone Chamber Music

Music

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Faculty of Music
King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
Greenwich
London
SE10 9JF

Tel: +44 (0)20 8305 4444

Email: [email protected]

Area of Work

Wind, Brass & Percussion Department
Melanie Henry

Biography

Born in Manchester, Melanie studied at the Royal Academy of Music with Richard Addison and Derek Honner. As a soloist and ensemble player she has made numerous recordings and performed concerts worldwide. Recent engagements include productions of Sylvia (Royal Opera House), Turandot (Royal Opera House) and concerts with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Sounds Positive. Melanie is in much demand as a woodwind 'Doubler' in the West End and has played in Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, La Cava, Passion and Grease to name but a few! Recent engagements include South Pacific (Royal National Theatre) and Just So (Chichester Festival Theatre). She also recorded the cast album for both shows.

Qualifications/ Educational Background

The Royal Academy of Music

 

External Appointments

Melanie teaches at Trinity Laban and examines and adjudicates in other Conservatoires. She is also a syllabus selector for the Associated Board and is currently revising the saxophone repertoire lists. Melanie was honoured to be awarded an ARAM last year.