Henry Weberpal moved to Ottumwa, Iowa in August of 2016 to teach strings to students throughout the Ottumwa Community School District. He currently is the Ottumwa High School orchestra director, as well as the co-teacher for the beginning 5th grade orchestra. Along with teaching his students, Henry also plays cello with the Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra.
Henry received his BA in Music Education and Cello Performance from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. During his time as an undergrad he studied composition with Dr. Jacob Bancks, where he wrote multiple short works for various instrumentations. Henry has been able to utilize his experience with composition by arranging parts for his students, as well as creating original works or his own during his spare time.