First Lieutenant Richard K. Henebry serves as Associate Conductor and Officer in Charge of The U.S. Army Concert Band, an element of The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” headquartered at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Fort Myer, Virginia. Originally from Tokyo, Japan, 1LT Henebry holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Trombone Performance from the Eastman School of Music, a Master of Music degree in Trombone Performance from Yale University, and earned a Master of Music degree in Wind Conducting from the New England Conservatory of Music.
1LT Henebry joined the Army in 2013, attending Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, SC, followed by Officer Candidate School at Ft. Benning, GA. Commissioned a Second Lieutenant, he then entered the Basic Officer Leader Course at the U.S. Army School of Music in Norfolk, Virginia. The following year, he was assigned to the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band at Fort Eustis, Virginia, as Associate Conductor and Executive Officer. 1LT Henebry is also a graduate of the U.S. Army Master Fitness Trainer Course.
Prior to entering the Army, he taught band and adjudicated music festivals for international schools in Tokyo, Japan. His conducting positions include Assistant Conductor of the Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble. As bass trombonist, 1LT Henebry has performed with the Eastman Wind Ensemble, Eastman Trombone Choir, Ohio Light Opera, and Brevard Music Festival Orchestra.
In 2012, 1LT Henebry won 3rd Place in The American Prize Wind Ensemble Conducting Division. He has attended the Cabrillo Festival Conducting Workshop, Beyond the Baton Conducting Seminar, West Point Band Conducting Workshop, and Frederick Fennell Memorial Conducting Workshop.