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Cathy Heidt

Cathy Heidt, born in 1997 began to play violin at the age of 6 years in the Conservatoire du Nord Ettelbruck in the class of Claude Jacoby.

After attending the Premier Prix with Grande Distinction she passed into the Musikgymnasium Carl Philippe Emanuel Bach in Berlin. At the same time she was accepted as young student in the class of Prof. Johannes
Kittel in the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler. In 2016 she began to study at the Universität der Künste Berlin in the class of Prof. Mark Gothoni.
Cathy played in several orchestras for e.g. in the Orchestre de la Grande Région (cmgr), Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg (OPL), Neue Philharmonie Berlin and Konzerthausorchester Berlin. From 2015 until 2017 she was concertmaster of the Junge Philharmonie Brandenburg. 2018 she is concertmaster of the Junge Kammerhilharmonie Berlin.

Since 2018 she is also member of the EUYO (european union youth orchestra). Cathy has big interests in chamber music which could be proven as she was laureate of the Dussmann Musikwettbewerb Berlin 2014 in the category chamber music.
Cathy has also participated in many masterclasses, for e.g. with Prof. Benjamin Schmidt, Prof. Boris Garlitsky, Prof. Tanja Becker-Bender, Prof. Sebastian Schmidt, Prof. Hagai Shaham.
In 2015 she was awarded with the first prize of the Wettbewerb der Märkischen Musiktage.
In 2016, 2017 and 2018 she was honored with a grant by the Fonds Culturel National du Luxembourg.
As soloist she has already played with the Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg (OCL), the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg (OPL) and the Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt an der Oder. In 2016 she made her debut with the Konzerthausorchester in the Konzerthaus Berlin.