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 Nathan Henshaw

Nathan Henshaw

www.nathanhenshaw.com
Nathan is a renowned Australian saxophonist recognised for his musical diversity and his commitment to the musical plurality of the saxophone. He has pursued a vast array of performance opportunities and in the process, has resulted in the composition or creation of new works for the instrument.
After his studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music Nathan undertook further studies with renowned saxophonists in France and the United Kingdom. Nathan completed his Masters of Music Performance Research in 2010 and was awarded the Estalaman Layman Martin Harrison Scholarship. Currently completing his Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA) at the University of Sydney, he was awarded an Australian Postgraduate Award and the Kirkpax Trust Scholarship.
Nathan has worked with renowned performers and ensembles such as Tim Minchin, Kenny Rogers, Randy Newman, The Chaser, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Victoria Opera, Sydney Theatre Company, Richard Gill, Eddie Perfect, Nigel Butterly, George Dreyfus, Claude Delangle, Niels Bijl, The Four Baritones, Mario Marzi, Rhonda Burchmore, Barry Cockcroft, Todd McKenney, 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. He is also a full time member of the Nexas Quartet, Heavy Metal Quartet, Sax Summit, Sydney Saxophone Collective and Rarefied Air.
In conjunction with his performance work, Nathan's skills as an educator are in high demand around Australia.



Soprano Saxophone – Series III (Gold Lacquered), Gold Plate Straight Neck, Selmer S90 180 mouthpiece Alto Saxophone - Series III Jubilee (Gold Lacquered), Solid Silver Neck, Selmer Concept mouthpiece Tenor Saxophone - Series III (black lacquered), Solid Silver Neck, S80 C** mouthpiece