Henry Kramer

Born March 1, 1987 .

Twenty-three-year-old Henry Kramer is establishing himself as a musician of rare sensitivity. He has appeared with the Portland String Quartet, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra and the University of Miami Frost School of Music Orchestra. He has given recitals in Boston, Seattle, Spain, and Canada. At Juilliard, he is the recipient of the Ida Artzt Scholarship in piano, the Carl Roeder Prize, the Susan W. Rose Piano Fellowship and a teaching fellowship in the piano minor department.

This summer, he will participate in the prestigious Ferruccio Busoni Competition in Bolzano, Italy as one of 24 pianists invited to compete based on a rigorous pre-selection process.


  • 2009: Julliard School of Music, Master’s degree with Robert McDonald
  • 2005-2009: Julliard School of Music, Bachelor with Julian Martin

Prizes and awards

  • 2010: National Chopin Piano Competition of the U.S., 6th Prize
  • 2005: Bangor Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, 1st Prize

Henry Kramer on medici.tv

Montreal Competition: final round (I)
Montreal International Musical Competition
June 1, 2011, 11:30 p.m.
Watch an excerpt