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Millisa HENDERSON - GUITARIST

 Playing guitar since the age of 11, Millisa Henderson from Muskogee, Ok, has been a female rock phenom from the start.  Influenced by virtuosos such as Steve vai, Joe Satrinai, and more. she strives to give her audiences a live show they won't soon forget. 

     Millisa is currently a fifth-semester student at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, Ma, where she received the full-tuition Lollapalooza scholarship. she is a student ambassador for the college, and the president of two clubs: Guitarchestra and the Berklee Gear Club. Millisa regularly gigs and tours with her solo band and no/hugs (recently performing at the Last Van's Warped tour.), She is currently writing and recording her debut solo album as well.  Millisa's playing can be heard on the original cast album for "Victoria, A New Musical,. MIllisa Proudly endorses ERnie Ball, Dimarzio, Walrus Audio, Strymon Engineering, Eno EX Gear and Moxy GUitars.

NOtable Performances

Van's warped tour/Xfinity center
haus halls

The Berklee Performance Center              
Rockwood music hall
club heaven and hell                                             
GFEST
Graceland
Hard Rock Cafe DAllas
Hard Rock Cafe Memphis
Loretta Lynn's Ranch
The Middle East
MIdway Cafe
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
Oklahoma .Music Hall of Fame
Tulsa Music Festival, 
WILSON CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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mansfield, MA
​bamberg, Germany
Boston, MA
new york, ny
Washington DC
​Muskogee, OK
Memphis, TN
Dallas, TX 
Memphis, TN
Hurricane Mills, TN
Cambridge, MA
Jamaica Plain, MA
Tulsa, OK
Muskogee, OK
Tulsa, OK
Brookfield, WI
PRESS AND AWARDS

 “Watch this video and you'll see why this young
woman is going to be a guitar goddess.”
- LIVE NATION, 2013

Berklee bound
AT the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, Ma, Millisa received a scholarship for and attended the week-long 2013 Guitar Sessions program. She performed as part of Ethan Brosh’s Metal Ensemble. While there, she was invited to audition for and was awarded a full-tuition scholarship to Berklee’s 2014 Five-Week Summer Performance Program.

At Five-Week in August 2014, she played in the World Blowout Ensemble. She auditioned for and was one of two guitarists selected for the All-Star Rock Ensemble, a top-level instrumental group. Both ensembles performed to a full-house at the Berklee Performance Center.

She received another scholarship for 2015 Five-Week and performed in the Funk Fusion Blowout Ensemble. Again, she auditioned for and was selected for the All-Star Rock Ensemble. Again, both ensembles played to a full-house at the Berklee Performance Center. During the program, she auditioned and was also awarded a $30,000.00 per year scholarship (total $120,000.00) for Berklee’s four- year undergraduate music program.

Ultimately, Millisa was awarded the Berklee Lollapalooza Scholarship, a full tuition scholarship awarded to one outstanding rock musician every year. She began college at Berklee in September 2016. 


Queen of strings
 
Queen of Strings, an international competition for unendorsed guitarists and bassists, chose Millisa as second place guitar winner in their first annual competition on June 9, 2015.  The contest was judged by renowned professional women musicians.  These judges included Nik West, Orianthi, Jennifer Batten, and Kat Dyson.  Millisa was the only musician from the United States who placed from over 900 original entries around the world.

DIVEBOMBER
Floyd Rose chose Millisa as winner of their “Floyd Rose Signed Dive Bomber Guitar Giveaway Contest” on December 24, 2013, for her video entry covering Van Halen’s “Eruption.”  The contest promoted the Floyd Rose website, and her video is posted there
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