As a performer, Hermann Hudde has played concerts at the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts, Graphik Museum “Pablo Picasso”, St. Elizabeth-Kirche and Lateinamerikanischen Musiktage in Germany, Maryland University, the Venezuelan Arts Gallery of New York, La Universidad Central de Venezuela, Fundación John Boulton, Casa de Estudios Latinoamericanos “Rómulo Gallegos", and Biblioteca Nacional de Venezuela in Caracas, Wasserstaawerk Concertgebow in Holland, Sala Teatina in Florence, University of Chicago Fulton Recital Hall, El Instituto de Cultura y Educación de México en Chicago, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Keller Room in New England Conservatory, MIT Guest Artist Concert Series, King's Chapel, The Loring-Greenough House, and St. Paul Cathedral, Bentley University in Boston, Dartmouth College Vaughan Recital Series, La Maison de l'Amérique Latine in Paris, and L’Université de Franche-Comtè in Besancon, France. As a chamber musician, he has worked with the singer Claudia Hernández and the flutist Gary Woolf in Europe, and with the pianist David Hessney and singers Sarah Cossaboon and Jessica Bachicha in the US.
As a musicologist specialized in Latin American art music, Hermann has published articles and reviews in journals such as Revista Musical Chilena, Soundboard, Mundo Clásico, Revista de Musicología, Tempo, Nineteenth Century Music Review, Latin American Music Review, Tempo, and Harvard Review of Latin America. Additionally, Hermann has given papers at American Musicology Society, Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Wheaton College, NEC, Brandeis Lasell College and Tufts University.
In 2016 Hermann was awarded the Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation Research Grant and in 2015 Hermann received an Honorable Mention by the University of California (Riverside) for the Otto Mayer Serra Award in Musicology. Hermann received in 2012 from the Latin American and Latino Studies at Brandeis University the Jane’s Travel Grant to research at the Library of Congress and his project: Pan Americanism in Action: Latin American Music and Composers at Tanglewood from 1941 to 1965 was granted with the “Outstanding Research and Proposal Project" and his experience as a music instructor includes designing and teaching a course entitled Latin American Classical Traditions at the New England Conservatory School of Continuing Education.
Centaur Records released the newest Hermann’s cd "Iberoamérica" in 2009 with liner notes by Lecturer Olmanda Hernandez-Guerrero from Simmons College. In 2003, the German label Dreyer & Gaido produced Hermann’s first cd entitled “Trivium” with liner notes by John Duarte. This album has been highly acclaimed in Europe by Akoustic Gitarre, Fonoforum and Gitarren Hamburg.
Artists and music-lovers around the world have recognized Hermann's work. The Estonian composer Renée Eespere dedicated his solo guitar work Immutatio to Hermann, a piece which was recently featured in Soundboard Magazine. In 2006 Dr. Carlos Espinosa presented Hermann with a concert guitar made by the esteemed Spanish guitar maker, Luthier Francisco Esteve.
Hermann has also worked as a teacher in the Pianoforte and Stadt Lohmar Musikschule in Germany and in the International School of Boston. In 2006-7 Hermann received a Performance Outreach Fellowship from NEC. In Fall 2007 he was a participant in an Invitational Seminar at New England Conservatory, "Venezuela’s Message of Social Transformation Through Music: A Model for Education, Social Reform and Human Development in the U.S.?" He concluded a music-in-education internship at the Music Education Department of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and was appointed as Artist-Teacher in the Boston Symphony Orchestra new community program 2008-10. Hermann worked on an orchestra management internship for Handel & Haydn Society in Boston.
Hermann is a Candidate for the Ph.D in Musicology at the University of California, Riverside. He also holds a Master of Music Degree with a Music-in-Education concentration at New England Conservatory in Boston, under the tutelage of Robert Sullivan and a a Master of Arts in Musicology from Brandeis University thanks to the support of scholarships. In 2006-7 Hermann received a Performance Outreach Fellowship from NEC. Hermann began his guitar studies in Venezuela with Rubén Riera and studied music theory with the composer Alvaro Cordero. Hermann received his degree in music at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold, Munster in Germany and a Bachelor's degree in International Studies at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. In 2004, Hermann received a scholarship from The Mozarteum University in Salzburg to attend the Summer Academy, where Hermann met and became a student of Edoardo Catemario at the Accademia Musicale di Firenze, Italy.