Henry M. Stubbs

Cello Teacher

Henry Stubbs

SAA Member


Washington, DC
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A Georgia native, Henry Stubbs is a cellist and teacher currently based in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Henry received his MM in Cello Performance/Suzuki Pedagogy at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Preceding his CIM studies, Henry 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.

Currently on faculty at Levine Music in Washington D.C. and the Harmonia School of Music & Art in northern Virginia, Henry has previously taught at the Aurora School of Music, the Sato Center for Suzuki Studies, MyCincinnati, and Cincinnati Young Artists.

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
Building Practice Routines from the Start to Book 4 — Tanya Carey
Group Class Techniques — Carey Beth Hockett