Henegar joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra as contrabassoon in 1992,
having previously held the same position with the Houston Symphony. An
active teacher, Mr. Henegar is a faculty member at New England
Conservatory, Boston University and the Tanglewood Music Center. He is the
author ofModern Exercises
for the Contrabassoon.
Mr. Henegar studied bassoon with George
Goslee, former principal bassoon of the Cleveland Orchestra, at the
Cleveland Institute of Music and with Sanford Berry at the University of
Illinois. He has given numerous performances of new works written for the
contrabassoon and has recorded works by Donald Erb with the London
Philharmonic Orchestra. Mr. Henegar is the exclusive agent in North
America for Mollenhauer Contrabassooons of Kassel, Germany.