Dr. Hennings is an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Kentucky's College of Fine Arts. Dieter Hennings is a very active performer and recording artist, attracting a vast array of talented guitarists to the UK guitar program. In addition to being an accomplished, award winning solo guitarist, Dieter actively promotes new ensemble music for the classical guitar and other instruments.
A native of Mexico, Dieter has won first prize in several prestigious competitions including the 2008 Aaron Brock International Guitar Competition (Toronto), 2005 Eastman Guitar Concerto Competition, the 2002 Villa de Petrer, Alicante (Spain) International Young Artists Competition, the 2001 Portland International Guitar Competition, among others. His recordings on guitar and early instruments can be found on the Nonesuch, Bridge, Parma, Nre Branch, and Innova recording labels. His first recording is available on CD Baby here.
Listen to his new collaboration with tenor Zach Finkelstien on their album "Dark is Yonder Town"