Gregg Henegar has been a contrabassoon/bassoonist with the BSO since 1992, after 15 years in the same position with the Houston Symphony. At the BSO he occupies the Helen Rand Thayer chair.

Henegar has premiered solo works by Donald Erb and Nora Crane, and is the author of Modern Exercises for the Contrabassoon. Henegar has been a participant in the Saito Kinen Festival Orchestra.

Cleveland Institute of Music. Studies with Sanford Berry, George Goslee. Recordings on Leonarda, Albany. Also faculty of Tanglewood Music Center.

Photo by Michael J. Lutch/courtesy BSO

2011-03-22


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