About Henry Claude
Henry Claude is a freelance Percussionist/Composer/Instrument Inventor and Builder based in St Louis MO. In addition to teaching Percussion and Percussion Ensemble at Washington University, Henry is also the Music Director of the Washington University Dance Division. Henry has been a regularly engaged percussionist with the St Louis Symphony Orchestra for more than thirty Years. He is the Principal Timpani/Percussion with Union Avenue Opera, and Timpanist of Kantori/Bach at the Seminary. Henry founded and directs the 'Nuclear Percussion Ensemble' the group is dedicated to the performance of percussion music from all over the world using a vast array of both traditional and found/invented instruments.