Turi Henderson

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Instruments Played
Soprano(voice), Alto/Mezzo-soprano

Current Performance Ensembles
Sine Nomine (Seattle)
Ave (Seattle)

Personal Summary / Bio

Turi Henderson is a native of Seattle, and grew up in the rich musical tradition the city offers. An active consort and ensemble singer, Turi has performed in the United States with the Cornish Baroque Ensemble, Seattle Early Music Guild's Sine Nomine Renaissance Choir and Ave Women's Renaissance Choir, The Tallis Scholars Summer School, The Medieval Women's Choir, The Esoterics, and the St. James Cathedral Choir and the Women of St. James Schola; in Canada with the Calgary Renaissance Singers and Players; in the United Kingdom with The Tallis Scholars Summer School; and in Italy with Triora Musica. She has worked under the leadership of renowned directors Peter Phillips, Margriet Tindemans, and Stephen Stubbs, and been coached by acclaimed Sopranos Janet Coxwell and Deborah Roberts.

Turi’s Baroque opera credits include singing the role of Spirit in Purcell's Dido & Aeneas with Triora Musica, Italy, as well as Shepherdess in John Blow’s Venus & Adonis and Damigella in Francesca Caccini's La liberazione di Ruggiero dall'isola d'Alcina with Cornish Opera Theatre. She was also a participant in the opera scenes workshop Accademia d’Amore, where she sang the role of Second Witch in Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas, as well as chorus parts in several other scenes.

Turi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Early Medieval History from the University of Washington, and is completing a Bachelor of Music in Classical Vocal Performance – Early Music at Cornish College of the Arts. She can be heard on recordings with The Esoterics, Medieval Women’s Choir, and the Cathedral Choir of St. James and Women of St. James Schola.

 

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Student Performer, Ensemble

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Location(s)

Seattle, WA
United States
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