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Edward Henderson: Biography

Edward Henderson
1952 -
Region: British Columbia

Edward Henderson

Composer, arranger-orchestrator, guitarist, musical director and music producer in theatre, film and the concert stage: Elektra Women’s choir performed Ed’s commission Star Song (text by Luci Shaw) November 28, 2009 which was recorded by CBC and was broadcast on December 24, 2009 and available on Sirius Satellite and concerts on demand. In early November 2009 Ed released his first solo guitar CD Intimate of 17 original solo guitar compositions and recently scored Fuente Ovejuna at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Stratford Ontario, orchestrated eleven national anthems for the VSO recording sessions for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, composed Birdsong a 45 minute work for The Vancouver Chamber Choir and Amir Koushkani, music director/music producer for the BRAVO Network programs A World Christmas and Tell it on the Mountain, co-produced Ann Mortifee’s latest CD Into the Heart Of The Sangoma, scored Leo winning TV movie Race of the Century, play guitar in bands Chilliwack and Tangissimo, Assistant Conductor of Showboat (Ford Centre in Vancouver), Music Director/Producer for Jeff Hyslop’s CD and one man show Feet First; produced 3 CDs for Ancient Cultures winning a JUNO for El Camino Real, also The Miracle of Christmas; produced and arranged A World Christmas featuring the Vancouver Chamber Choir and WorldFest, Silk Road’s first CD Endless; have worked with many more of Canada’s finest performers including Brent Carver, Ann Mortifee, Leon Bibb and Sharon, Lois and Bram.

Choral scores published by Schirmer/ Hal Leonard, Cypress, Santa Barbara and earthsongs.