Nathan Henshaw - Tenor Saxophone

Nathan Henshaw is a renowned saxophonist recognised for his musical diversity and interest in promoting the saxophone across genres and mediums. His commitment to the musical multiplicity of the saxophone has resulted in the creation of numerous new works for saxophone, across a broad range of styles.
 
Henshaw completed a Bachelor of Music (Honours) and Master of Music at Sydney Conservatorium of Music, where he is currently completing his Doctor of Musical Arts. His research examines the interpretive challenges faced by classical musicians (particularly saxophonists) when required to perform works in a jazz style.
 
From solo classical performances to jazz gigs, Henshaw’s work as a freelance musician has seen him perform with a diverse range of renowned performers, such as Tim Minchin, Ben Folds, Randy Newman, Richard Gill, Eddie Perfect, Rhonda Burchmore, and more. He has also performed with the WIN Wollongong Symphony Orchestra, NSW Police Band, Sydney Conservatorium Saxophone Quartet, Compass, Continuum Sax, Chronology Arts, Rivers and Roads and SBS Television and Radio Orchestra. Henshaw also performed at the 2013 ARIA Awards,  and has given radio broadcast performances on Fine Music 102.5FM. He is also a full-time member of Heavy Metal Quartet, Sax Summit, Sydney Saxophone Collective and Rarefied Air.
 
Henshaw teaches and lectures in saxophone, privately and at the Open Academy and Foundation Program at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music as well as in a number of schools across Sydney and regularly presents clinics and masterclasses.
 
Henshaw is a Selmer Paris Artist and Silverstein Works Artist.
 
www.nathanhenshaw.com
 

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