Robert Hennig, B. Mus., P.G. (Honours), graduated from the University of Toronto with a Music degree and a post graduate diploma in Music with Honours. His work and dedication have taken him to scholarship appointments for UCLA at Berkley and the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio.
Mr. Hennig has won the Toronto Kopaz Foundation award and the Canadian Opera Women’s Society award for excellence in music. He also won the Brampton Arts Council Bloom award, for best new composition, Alleluia for Peace.
He attended the Banff School of Fine Arts and completed advanced choral studies with Canadian choral icon, Elmer Iseler. Mr. Hennig is a keyboard as well as a strings specialist. Orchestral conducting is his passion and he has conducted such works as Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, as well as Requiems by Puccini, Faure and Rutter. He is the director of the award winning choir, Brampton Festival Singers and the Headwaters Concert Choir.
He has performed in Haydn Hall in the Esterhazy palace in Vienna, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, and conducted a Mass choir in Rome at St. Peter’s Basilica. In February 2014, Mr. Hennig had his Carnegie Hall debut in New York City and in the summer of 2018 he toured Wales with the Great Lakes' Touring Chorus and a Men's Choir in Wales.