ABOUT Rebecca Henry
Rebecca Henry is a vocalist who has been in high demand on the Australian and international music scenes for over 15 years. Her ability to deliver powerful vocals with captivating, energetic performances has made her a regular in the world of corporate functions and the live music scene. She is a versatile and respected musician able to perform a wide range of musical styles, such as jazz, pop, rock, music theatre and on rare occasions even classical.
As a multi-instrumentalist playing both piano and guitar Rebecca has performed hundreds of shows as a soloist, but is equally at home in front of a band or orchestra. These shows can vary from rocking great guitar rock/pop covers with enthusiastic crowds in lively bars, to more genteel piano bar gigs in five-star hotels, corporate events and even singing exclusive performances for the Prime Ministers of both Australia and New Zealand.
Rebecca is a passionate songwriter with a host of originals and a love of rhythm which can be heard in her more up tempo songs such as 'Handle This', where the guitar is used more as a drum. Her song 'Don’t Say Goodbye' was in the top 10 of the MP3 download charts and also in the top 40 of the most-watched artists in Australia on Youtube. She has been nominated for best Adult Contemporary Artist, Best Alternative Artist and Best Female Vocalist in awards such as MusicOz and the ABC Songwriting Competition.
Rebecca has shared the stage with artists such as Rick Price, Darryl Braithwaite, James Reyne, Jon Stevens, and Vanessa Amerosi and has co-written songs with renowned songwriters such as Rick Grossman (Hoodu Gurus), Allan Caswell, Idris Jones, (The Mixtures) Don Spencer OAM, Brett Creswell (Shannon Noll) and Phil Barton.
Her love of music extends beyond performing though. She is a highly respected vocal coach, music teacher and has been an ambassador for the Australian Children's Music Foundation. It was in this role she was able to mentor young, underprivileged children with the joy and art of music. Rebecca has been a regular judge for the Australian Children's Music Foundation Songwriting Competitions and for the Tamworth Country Music Festival Awards.
Rebecca has had the pleasure of singing all around Australia with the Sydney International Orchestra conducted by world renowned conductors such as the late great Maestro Tommy Tycho and Larry Muhoberac, best known as Elvis Presley’s pianist and arranger in many of his movies..
As a freelance vocalist Rebecca has sung on many varied music projects including lead singer for Australia's popular The Footy Show band The Nevilles, many Indie albums, ABC kids albums, radio commercials and TV mini-series such as Secret Bridesmaids with Paul Mac. Rebecca has sung the National Anthem at many prestigious international sporting events at arenas such as Sydney's Olympic Stadium.
Rebecca returned to her first love of music theatre recently to sing all the backing vocals and promotional material for the stage show Hairspray. Previously Rebecca has been cast as a leading female role in the musicals Tick! Tick! Boom!, The Last Laugh and a Tribute to Stephen Sondheim concert.
She completed her music degree at Southern Cross University and graduated with High Distinction for vocal performance. Rebecca is a passionate music educator and has taught at many of the top performing arts schools in and around Sydney.
Rebecca currently resides in Singapore and is recording her long awaited debut album.
1997 - present
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