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MARCEL BAUDET

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Period

1951 - current

Genre

contemporary classical music

Online

www.marcelbaudet.com

Biography Marcel Baudet

Marcel Baudet (1951) studied piano, music theory and directing at the Groningen Conservatorium and, simultaneously, history at the Rijksuniversiteit in Groningen. His piano teachers were Johan van der Meer and later, at the conservatory, Jan Kruijt and George van Renesse. Other teachers were Alfred Salten (directing), Willem Fredrik Bon (orchestration) ...
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Biography Marcel Baudet

1951

Marcel Baudet (1951) studied piano, music theory and directing at the Groningen Conservatorium and, simultaneously, history at the Rijksuniversiteit in Groningen. His piano teachers were Johan van der Meer and later, at the conservatory, Jan Kruijt and George van Renesse. Other teachers were Alfred Salten (directing), Willem Fredrik Bon (orchestration) en Tristan Keuris (composing). As a teacher he considers himself to have been mainly influenced by Vlado Perlemuter, Louis Kentner and György Sebök.

During the seventies and early eighties he regularly performed both as a soloist and with chamber music ensembles. During that period he also worked as a pianist with the Noord-Hollands Symphony Orchestra. He has had a great interest in jazz. He performed numerous times in Holland and abroad with his own jazz quintet, for which he composed and arranged the majority of its repertoire.
Marcel Baudet is professor of piano at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and the Amsterdam Conservatory. Apart from that he teaches at the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin School in Stoke d’Abernon (Engeland).
He was on the board of European Piano teachers Association (EPTA) and the Stichting Jong Muziektalent Nederland (SJMN) (Foundation for Young Music Talents) for many years in different functions and has been doing a great many articles for the Piano Bulletin. He regularly gets invitations from abroad to come and teach master classes and workshops and sit on juries in piano competitions.
As a result of working with young piano talents for many years, Marcel Baudet in 1999 established the Young Pianist Foundation (YPF) of which he has been artistic director ever since. In this capacity he is also the director of the YPF National Piano Competition and the YPF Jazz Piano Competition. Over the past 20 years his students have often won awards at national and international competitions.
In 1995 he won the Buma/Stemra Award for cinema soundtrack composing.

In the discography you will find all recordings that have been released listed chronologically. We restrict ourselves to the title, the type of audio, year of publication or recording, label, list of guest musicians, plus any comments on the issue.

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