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Ms Marie-Cecile Henderson

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Marie-Cecile Henderson
MMus (Distinction), BMus (Honours), DSCM

Marie-Cecile Henderson is a highly- qualified professional with a Master of Music (Performance) and a Bachelor of Music (Merit).

She will be moving to Melbourne from Wagga Wagga and has taught in Cambridge in the United Kingdom, and is the Head of Voice at the Riverina Conservatorium of Music. She has a vast experience of choral and instrumental conducting, musical directing, vocal teaching and accompanying in a wide range of styles from classical to contemporary repertoire for all age groups and at any level. She has an impressive record of professional solo performance, including solos for Handel’s “Messiah” in Sydney, performing for Pope John Paul II at the Beatification of Mary Mackillop for a worldwide audience. In musical theatre she played the role of Petra in Stephen Sondheim’s “A funny thing happened on the way to the forum”. Marie-Cecile feels equally at home with Opera, performing roles as Carmen, from Bizet’s “Carmen”, Siebel from Gounod’s “Faust”, Cherubino from Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” and the Second Lady in Mozart’s “The Magic Flute”.

She has given professional recitals throughout Europe and Asia and broadcast for the BBC, ABC and 2MBS FM. Marie-Cecile has been in great demand as a singing tutor and choral conductor at numerous colleges throughout Cambridge and surrounding areas. The Cambridge Holiday Orchestra engaged her to tutor numerous Vocal Ensembles. “Her choirs have won awards in Music Festivals and competitions throughout Europe. No one who meets her can fail to be carried along by her infectious enthusiasm for music!”

These details were last updated on April 20, 2017