Ed Henderson is a composer, arranger, orchestrator, guitarist, musical director, music publisher and music producer in theatre, film, recording and on the concert stage. His compositions include all the music in his solo guitar CD Intimate ; Drowned Out, a 12-minute work for Vancouver InterCultural Orchestra and Laudate Singers (2011); Alight, a 12-minute solo guitar commission (CMC/Dance Centre); 11 National Anthem Orchestrations (VANOC at the 2010 Olympics); Star Song (Elektra Women’s Choir); Fuente Ovejuna, a theatrical score for the Stratford Festival; and Birdsong, a 45-minute piece for choir and tar [Iranian guitar] (Vancouver Chamber Choir and Amir Koushkani,).
His TV productions include A World Christmas, Tell It on the Mountain and Chasing the Tango High (Bravo! TV), Race of the Century (CTV) plus about 20 documentaries (Vision, Knowledge, etc.).His album productions include the JUNO Award-winning El Camino Real for Ancient Cultures; The Miracle of Christmas and A World Christmas (Vancouver Chamber Choir); Feet First music from the stage show starring Jeff Hyslop; and JUNO-nominated, and West Coast Music Award-winning Endless for Silk Road.
Henderson also plays with Chilliwack and Tangissimo, and as a session player in Vancouver. He performs solo guitar concerts, or with other musicians (including Leon Bibb, Ann Mortifee, and Paul Horn).Ed Henderson has served as a board member of the Vancouver Musicians’ Association, the Screen Composers Guild of Canada, and (SCGCTheatre Under The Stars. He’s an Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre (CMC) and a member of the Canadian League of Composers (CLC).