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Biography
Originally from Cape Elizabeth, Maine, pianist Henry Kramer's performances have been lauded as "triumphant" and "thrilling" (The New York Times) and "technically effortless" (La Presse, Montreal). He was a top prizewinner in the 2010 8th National Chopin Competition and the 2011 Montreal International Music Competition. Most recently, Henry garnered the top prize and prize for the Best Performance of Strauss Lieder at the 6th China Shanghai International Piano Competition.

Henry has appeared as a soloist with the Shanghai Philharmonic, the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra in Ankara Turkey, the Portland Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre Métropolitain du Montreal, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, and the University of Miami Frost School of Music Orchestra, in addition to solo recitals across the US and internationally. In the Spring of 2012 he made his European debut in a solo recital at the Concertgebouw. His performances have been broadcast on National Public Radio, WMFT Chicago, WQXR in New York City, CBC Radio-Canada, and online at MEDICI.TV.

An engaging chamber musician, Henry has been featured in performances at Lincoln Center and has participated in the Steans Institute at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago, Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, and the Sarasota Music Festival. He is a founding member of the Newbury Piano Trio, with whom he appeared at the La Jolla Music Society's Summerfest in 2012.

Henry holds a Master of Music and Bachelor of Music from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Robert McDonald and Julian Martin. He is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma with Boris Berman at the Yale School of Music, where he received the Charles S. Miller Prize for most outstanding first year pianist.
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