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Henry Peyrebrune

Henry Peyrebrune Photograph by Roger Mastroianni

Charles Barr Memorial Endowed Chair
The Cleveland Orchestra

Henry Peyrebrune joined the bass section of The Cleveland Orchestra in 1997.  In 2014, he took on additional duties as a leadership development officer in the Orchestra'sd Philanthropy & Advancement office.  Before coming to Cleveland, he served as principal bass with the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa, Canada (1994-1997).  He has also been principal bass of the Portland Symphony, the Pro Arte Chamber, Boston Philharmonic, and Cantata Singers orchestras, and was a member of the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and the Albany Symphony Orchestra.  He has performed chamber music and recitals throughout New England.

Mr. Peyrebrune holds a bachelor of music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Edwin Barker of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.  He also participated in Tanglewood and Kent/Blossom Music programs.  Mr. Peyrebrune has taught at the University of Southern Maine, Longy School of Music, and Concord Academy.  He is a Teaching Artist with The Cleveland Orchestra’s "Learning Through Music" school partnership program.  In addition, he is currently a member of the faculty at Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music and serves on the board of trustees of the Broadway School of Music & the Arts in Cleveland.