Heidi is a freelance recorder player and baroque flautist working with various early and contemporary ensembles across the UK (Armonico Consort, Fiori Musicali, The City Musick, Brook Street Band, Musical & Amicable Society and Sounds Historical.) She has also recorded for several contemporary groups including Jarvis Cocker Meltdown Festival, French for Cartridge and recorded for BBC Radio 3.
Heidi gained her Bmus (Hons) and Mmus in performance qualifications at Goldsmiths University (studying recorders with a variety of tutors including Louise Bradbury, Dan Laurin, Katriina Boosey and Peter Holtslag) and a PgDip at Birmingham Conservatoire (studying Baroque flute with Annabel Knight, Katy Bircher and Lisa Beznosiuk).
Alongside her performance work, Heidi is also a respected musician in education. She is currently vice chair of the European Recorder Teachers Association (UK) and has developed bespoke musical workshops for clients across the UK including Kensington Palace, the Royal Festival Hall, Handel House Museum, Tate Britain and the National Gallery.
For over 20 years, Heidi has taught in a wide variety of settings across London and Oxfordshire. In 2004 she worked with a team to develop the Deptford music centre and in 2006 she began her post as a recorder tutor at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance Junior department. Heidi currently teaches individuals and ensembles in Oxfordshire, conducts for the Society of Recorder Players and is a National Youth Recorder Orchestra tutor.