Second Associate Concertmaster
Henry Jenkins serves as 2nd associate concertmaster of the Omaha Symphony. He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, where he attended the Oberlin Conservatory under the tutelage of Milan Vitek. During his undergraduate studies, Henry maintained an enthusiastic focus on chamber music, and attended the Litomysl International Masterclass in Czechia. Following graduation, he continued his studies with Kevork Mardirossian at the IU Jacobs School of Music. Henry supplemented his primary studies with a foray into baroque violin performance, studying with Stanley Ritchie and participating in the IU Baroque Orchestra ensemble.
While in Indiana, Henry served as Assistant Concertmaster of the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic and the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra. He also played in the Evansville Philharmonic, Owensboro Symphony, and Indianapolis Symphony.
Henry has been a featured soloist at the National Repertory Orchestra for several summers, and participates in the Artosphere Festival Orchestra, International Chamber Orchestra of Puerto Rico, and the Iris Orchestra.
In his free time, Henry enjoys playing other instruments, including (but not limited to) the banjo, bass, viola, and guitar; listening to all types of music, exercising, and biking.