Emily Henry is an acoustic folk-pop singer-songwriter whose exquisite voice and depth of feeling will make you ache. A writer first, her songs are delicate, complex constructions that tell intimate stories about the heart and the ways we communicate it - or fail to. With catchy melodies and a strong pop sensibility, her music will leave you humming, and thinking, all day.
Henry began singing at a very young age, writing songs at eleven, and put the final piece of the puzzle together by learning guitar at fourteen. Ever since, she has been performing and honing her craft. In 2005 she was a finalist in the 22nd Mid-Atlantic Song Contest for her song “Las Vegas” and she received an honorable mention in the acoustic/folk category of the 10th Annual UniSong International Songwriting Contest for her song “Birds Without Wings”. From 2006 to 2009 she spent summers assistant teaching songwriting at the University of Virginia Young Writers Workshop, an intensive, highly accoladed writing program for teens. With 2009 came college graduation and travel, and Henry has now performed her music in England, Spain, and most recently South Korea, where she lived for a year.
Having returned to the United States and recorded a full-length demo, Henry currently plays out regularly in the D.C./Maryland/Virginia area and is in the process of gathering musicians for her first fully produced album.