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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 development gift officer in the Orchestra's Philanthropy & Advancement office.  Before coming to Cleveland, he served as principal bass with the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa, Canada (1994-97).  He has also been principal bass of the Portland Symphony, 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 Baldwin Wallace University Conversatory of Music, University of Southern Maine, and the Longy School of Music.  He has served as a teaching artist with The Cleveland Orchestra’s "Learning Through Music" school partnership program for nearly two decades.  He is currently a member of the board of directors of the League of American Orchestras, and board president of NoteWorthy Federal Credit Union, which serves the Northeast Ohio arts community.

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