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Described by critics as a “poet” of the violin, Henry Flory is rapidly earning a reputation as one of the most dynamic and charismatic violinists of his generation, with a burgeoning career spanning the US, Europe, and Asia. Since his debut as an orchestral soloist at the age of 12, Henry has captivated audiences all over the world as a soloist and chamber musician. A prize winner at the Janacek International Violin Competition, praised for the depth of his interpretations and his powerful stage presence, Henry has performed as a soloist in some of the world’s most famous halls, including Strathmore Hall, the Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Austria’s Mozarteum “Great Hall”, Japan’s Ishikawa Museum of Contemporary Art, as well as various other venues in Belgium, France, England, Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic, Spain, Japan, and the U.S. As an orchestral soloist, Henry has performed with many orchestras, including the National Philharmonic Orchestra, Prince William Orchestra, and Fairfax Symphony, performing works by Bach, Bruch, Lalo, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Sibelius, and Wieniawski.

A dedicated chamber musician, Henry’s recent collaborations include quartet performances throughout the Czech Republic, performances with various ensembles in the US, including the Chiarina Chamber Players, Poor Richard’s Chamber Society, National Philharmonic Chamber Players.

A native of Washington, DC, Henry studied at the Conservatoire de Montpellier (France) at the age of seven, and since then has studied at the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins and The Juilliard School. Henry holds his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from Juilliard, where he worked with Sylvia Rosenberg and Lewis Kaplan. Henry then spent a year at the Manhattan School of Music as a Professional Studies Candidate, working with Grigory Kalinovsky. Past teachers include Victor Danchenko, Jody Gatwood, Aaron Krosnick, and Nadien Moehlenkamp.

Henry is also an accomplished orchestral musician and leader, and has appeared as concertmaster of the National Philharmonic, the American Pops Orchestra, and the Artosphere Festival Orchestra. After three years a member of the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, Henry is currently 2nd Concertmaster of the Duisburger Philharmoniker and Deutsche Oper am Rhein, and has appeared as concertmaster of the Düsseldorfer Sinfoniker, Dortmunder Philharmoniker, and Bielefelder Philharmoniker, among others.