• Richard Henson
    Richard Henson,
    Percussion Instructor

    B.M., University of Tennessee Martin
    M.M., Lee University
    Email: rhenson@leeuniversity.edu

    Richard Henson is the Coordinator of Percussion Studies at Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, TN. He also serves as a part-time instructor of percussion at Lee University, in Cleveland, TN, where he teaches world percussion, applied lessons, percussion techniques, and assists with the percussion ensemble.

    During the marching season, Henson serves as a percussion instructor of the 18-time Band Master Champion and 2011 USSBA National Champion Munford High School Band. Henson is also a current member of the Percussive Arts Society World Percussion Committee. As an active performer and educator of classical, marching, and world percussion, Richard has given recitals and clinics across the United States. Richard has performed in a variety of settings including the East Tennessee Day of Percussion, Chattanooga Choral Arts Society, Sewanee Symphony Orchestra, Macon Symphony Orchestra, Carrollton Symphony Orchestra, East Tennessee Brass, multiple world music performances and clinics, and various adjudication positions.

    Richard received his M.M. degree from Lee University and his B.M. degree from The University of Tennessee-Martin. His primary teachers include Dr. Andy Harnsberger, Dr. Julie Hill, and Nancy Matheson. Richard Henson is a performing artist and clinician for Innovative Percussion and REMO drumheads.

    Lee University Percussion Studio

Music Events Calendar

1/19
WindSync Masterclass
Begins at 3:00 PM

Squires Recital Hall
WindSync Masterclass
2/01
Performing Arts Series: 4ever Pianists
Begins at 7:30 PM

Pangle Hall
Performing Arts Series: 4ever Pianists
Four alumni from Lee University return to campus for a two-piano program for eight hands. Tickets are complimentary, but required for this concert. Tickets are available at the Dixon Center Box...
2/02
Honor Choir
Begins at 8:00 AM

Conn Center
Honor Choir
2/03
Honor Choir Student Concert
Begins at 3:00 PM | Read more

Conn Center
Honor Choir Student Concert
2/07
Faculty Recital: Nathan Warner, trumpet
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Dixon Center
Faculty Recital: Nathan Warner, trumpet
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