Cathy Heidt

Cathy Heidt, born in 1997 began to play violin at the age of 6 years in the Conservatoire du Nord Ettelbruck (Luxembourg) in the class of Claude Jacoby. After attending the Premier Prix with Grande Distinction she passed into the Musikgymnasium C.P.E 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 made her Supérieur in the Conservatoire du Nord Ettelbruck and began to study at the Universität der Künste Berlin in the class of Prof. Mark Gothoni. After graduating in 2020 she is currently continuing her studies in a master degree at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg in the class of Prof. Tanja Becker-Bender.
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 and in 2018 of the Junge Kammerphilharmonie Berlin. Since 2018 she is member of the EUYO.
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. In 2019 she was part of the international chamber music week of Musethica in Berlin, where she played with Avri Levitan, Sayako Kusaka and Alexander Gebert. Cathy has also participated in many masterclasses, for e.g. with Benjamin Schmidt, Boris Garlitsky, Tanja Becker-Bender, Sebastian Schmidt, Hagai Shaham.
She participated at the Encuentro de Santander in 2019 and attended the classes of Latica Honda-Rosenberg and Zakhar Bron. In 2015 she was awarded with the first prize of the Wettbewerb der Märkischen Musiktage. From 2016 to 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, the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg and the Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt an der Oder. In 2016 she made her debut with the Konzerthausorchester in the Konzerthaus Berlin.