Henry M. Stubbs

Cello Teacher

Henry Stubbs

SAA Member

Henry Stubbs serves as Lead Cello Faculty at Levine Music in Washington, DC. Henry received his MM in Cello Performance/Suzuki Pedagogy at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Preceding his CIM studies, he graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with a BM in Cello Performance.

Henry began his cello studies at the age of five with Bonnie Cohan. He went on to study with Alan Rafferty, Richard Weiss, Avi Friedlander, and Stephen Geber. Henry has performed in masterclasses for Hans Jorgen Jensen, Richard Aaron, Alisa Weilerstein, Johannes Moser, Merry Peckham, and Melissa Kraut.

In May 2024, Henry received the Suzuki Association of the Americas’ Certificate of Achievement, an award given to teachers that demonstrate an exceptional commitment to excellence in their teaching. Outside of cello, Henry’s interests include chess, meditation, and running.

SAA Registered Teacher-Training and Teacher-Trainers:

Every Child Can/Book 1 — Abbey Hansen
Revisiting Book 1 — Avi Friedlander
Book 2 — Abbey Hansen, Avi Friedlander
Book 3 — Abbey Hansen, Avi Friedlander
Book 4 — Abbey Hansen, Avi Friedlander
Book 5 — Abbey Hansen, Nancy Hair
Book 6 — Abbey Hansen, Tanya Carey
Book 7 — Abbey Hansen, Tanya Carey
Book 8 — Abbey Hansen, Avi Friedlander
Book 9-10 — Abbey Hansen, Avi Friedlander
Beyond Book 10 — Avi Friedlander
Book 4-6 Overview — Pam Devenport
Teaching Strategies — Tanya Carey
Suzuki Principles in Action—Pat D’Ercole
Cello Practicum—Nancy Hair
Building Practice Routines from the Start to Book 4 — Tanya Carey
Cultivating Imagination, Humor, and Emotional Connection throughout the Suzuki and Supplemental Repertoire—Timothy Durbin
Group Class Techniques — Carey Beth Hockett