Hank Knox studied harpsichord with John Grew at McGill University in Montreal and with Kenneth Gilbert in Paris. He hasgiven numerous harpsichord recitals, and is a founding member of Ensemble Arion, with whom he has toured Canada, the United States, Europe, South America and Mexico. He has performed and toured with the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and le Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal; he plays regularly with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. He has recorded for Radio- Canada and the CBC, and appears on recordings with Ensemble Arion on the Atma label, among others.
Hank Knox directs the Early Music program at McGill University, where he teaches harpsichord and figured bass accompaniment, coaches chamber music ensembles and conducts the McGill Baroque Orchestra. In collaboration with Opera McGill, he has directed productions of Purcell's Dido & Aeneas, Handel's Giulio Cesare and Peri's Euridice.