Henry Thorpe  has been a professional drummer for several years now. He has performed at numerous venues, festivals and private fucntions such as lazybones, Kim’s etc… throughout NSW and ACT, with musicians such as Ashley Turner, Andrew Wilkie (Composer for Tapdogs), Graham Jackson, Dave Pudney, Andrew Wallace, John Conley, Mark Cooney Dorian Mode,  Rodric White, Fiona Lugg, William Perry-Hancock, Tim Mowczko, Guy Stazz, Jason Morphet etc…

Henry studied a Bachelor of Music at The Australian Institute of Music from 2013-2014 in contemporary performance majoring in Drums. His teachers were Andrew Gander, Nic Cecire, Dave Plenty and Michael Quigley. Henry then studied again and completed a Bachelor of Music in Composition and Music production from 2014-2018 with teachers such as Eric Chapus (Endorphin); Henry still continued during his composition degree to learn from drum teachers such as Toby Hall and Ronny Papps.

Whilst Henry has graduated his degree in music, he continues to pursue a high level of competence in drumming and composing. Henry has worked on the ABC radio doing interviews and packages for Scott Levi; producing television episodes for Compass, as well as recording memoirs of peoples lives as an audio package.

Henry does regular gigs in retirement villages across the central coast with his jazz quartet “Almost Blue” and his father multi award winning author and musician Dorian Mode.


Henry Thorpe performing with the almost blue quartet, opening act for Steve Kilbey 24/03/2018



  1. Very slick website! Wonderful photos, cool info, you should be commended. It’s all uphill from here!

  2. Henry, I love your website. Very professional and I love the photos! Look forward to seeing more as time goes by. Keep up the good work while you are studying.
    Love Jacquie

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