Drew Henderson holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Toronto where he studied classical guitar with Eli Kassner and Jeffrey McFadden. Drew continued his education in Italy, where he lived for six months on a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts, studying with virtuosi Lorenzo Micheli and Matteo Mela.
Over the five years, Drew has been very successful in the competition circuit, and has so far been awarded six international prizes. These competitions include: Les Concours International de Guitare Classique de Lachine (Montreal, 2003 & 2006), The Rantucci International Guitar Competition (New York, 2002 & 2004), the Columbus Guitar Symposium and Competition (Georgia, 2006), and the Concorso Chitaristico “Citta’ Di Voghera” (Italy, 2007). Drew has recorded two CD’s to date, which can be heard regularly on CBC’s Radio 2, and Classical Guitar Alive. Please visit www.hkguitarduo.com for more information.
As a teacher, Drew has been practicing for the past 10 years. He enjoys teaching all ages, and believes that inspiring a love for music should be the teachers first goal. Drew hopes to one day teach at a post-secondary level.