Henry M. Stubbs

Cello Teacher, Student

Henry Stubbs

SAA Member


Cleveland, OH
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Henry Stubbs is currently pursuing his MM in Cello Performance/Suzuki Pedagogy at the Cleveland Institute of Music. In April 2017, Henry graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with a BM in Cello Performance. In January 2015, Henry was named a national finalist for the MTNA Young Artists strings competition after winning the MTNA competitions for the state of Ohio and the five state East Central Division. His primary teachers have been Alan Rafferty and Richard Weiss. Other influential teachers include Jared Ballance, Avi Friedlander, and Stephen Geber.

Henry has studied chamber music with members of the Cleveland, Cavani, Ariel, Miami, and Vega String Quartets. Additionally, he has performed in masterclasses for Hans Jorgen Jensen, Richard Aaron, Alisa Weilerstein, Johannes Moser, Merry Peckham, and Melissa Kraut. An accomplished orchestral musician, Henry has served as principal cellist of the Richmond (IN) Symphony Orchestra, the Kent/Blossom Chamber Orchestra, the Eastern Music Festival Youth Orchestra, and the CCM Concert Orchestra. He has also performed with the Firelands Symphony Orchestra, Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, and Lima Symphony Orchestra.