Henry Flory is earning a reputation as a charismatic violinist with a burgeoning career spanning the US, Europe, and Asia. A recent 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” as well as various other venues in Belgium, France, England, Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic, Spain, Japan, and the U.S. A dedicated chamber musician, Henry's recent collaborations include quartet performances throughout the Czech Republic, a performance with Orchestra 2001 in Philadelphia, and other chamber music performances throughout the East Coast and Europe.
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. More recently, Henry 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 currently a member of the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln.