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German pianist Henning Vauth serves as Assistant Professor of Piano and Coordinator of Keyboard Studies at Marshall University. A laureate of the Concours Grieg International Competition for Pianists in Norway (Schubert Prize) and the IBLA Grand Prize International Piano Competition in Italy, he has performed at venues in the United States and in Europe, such as, Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in New York, the Konzerthaus in Berlin, Salle Munch in Paris, and Salle Molière in Lyon, France.

Henning Vauth appears frequently as guest artist and master class teacher at institutions in the US and internationally. His itinerary for Spring 2013 includes solo recitals and master classes at several universities in the US (UNC Chapel Hill, West Liberty University, Marshall University) and in Brazil (in Goiania and Florianopolis) and the Palm Beach Atlantic Piano Festival in Florida, where he will be performing and leading a panel discussion regarding musicians' health with Philippe Entremont and others as part of the International

Certificate for Piano Artists (ICPA) program. In addition, he performs as pianist of the Millefiori Trio with American violinist E. Reed Smith and Turkish cellist Solen Dikener.

He has been invited as a jury member to many competitions (most recently the Eastern Division MTNA competitions, held in Maryland). He is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda (National Music Honor Society) and MTNA, a board member of WVMTA (Foundation Fund Chair), and a former full-time faculty member at Auburn University.

He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music, in addition to further degrees in piano performance and pedagogy from the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien (Hannover, Germany) and the Ecole Normale de Musique "Alfred Cortot" (Paris, France) - piano studies with Nelita True, Nelson Delle-Vigne Fabbri, and Einar Steen-Nokleberg.

Dr. Vauth is pursuing research in the field of musicians' medicine/wellness and music physiology. In collaboration with the Institute of Music Physiology and Musicians' Medicine at the HMTM Hannover he co-authored articles in the peer-reviewed American journals Human Movement Science (Influence of Practice on the Development of Motor Skills in Pianists, 2009) and Movement Disorders (Quantification of Focal Dystonia in Pianists using Scale Analysis, 2004). In July 2012, he was presenter at the international PAMA (Performing Arts Medicine Association) Symposium in Snowmass, Colorado, held in conjunction with the Aspen Music Festival.


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Marshall University Music Department Presents a Faculty Recital, Henning Vauth, Piano