MA. GUNDA HEYDEMANN

MA. GUNDA HEYDEMANN

Secretary “CreArte Music friends Association”

Gunda Heydemann is a musically extremely versatile artist and one of the rare musicians with an absolute ear. She got her first violin lessons at the age of 4 years of the Japanese Violin Virtuoso Prof. Kurozaki, is practicing chamber music (String Quartets, Piano Quartets, String- and Piano Trios) with her family and friends since she was a small child. She started to train her voice for classical opera singing at the age of 15 and was a regular participant of Jugendsingwoche Großrußbach (for youths between 16 and 26) and Vokalwoche Melk (Vocal Music a capella in different small ensembles and a big choir). To train her voice regularly and professionally she took singing lessons of teachers like Bernd Fröhlich (Huelgas Ensemble), Uta Schwabe and Elfriede Rezabek (Vienna State Opera) and participated on Master Courses of KS Ulrike Steinsky, Julia Conwell and Ellen Müller Preis (Mozartheum Sommerakademie). As a soprano she sang between 1999 and 2009 at Wiener Singakademie, the big Choir performing regularly Oratorios, a capella music and Operas at Wiener Konzerthaus. There she learnt the choir soprano part of the most important Oratorios and Choir Literature and got the chance to work with maestros like Fabio Luisi, Georges Pretre, Bertrand de Billy, Christian Thielemann, Franz Welser-Möst and Simon Young.
From 1999 to 2005 she studied Theatre Science and specialized in children’s theatre and children’s opera. Afterwards she started working with children and between 2012 and 2014 she studied Elementary Pedagogic at St. Pölten to become an expert in elementary didactic, elementary pedagogy and Rhythmic. During her pedagogic studies she also learnt to play the guitar and the recorder and since then she uses both instruments regularly at nurseries and music schools where she works as an elementary music teacher. At the end of April 2017 she has completed her studies of Elementary Music Pedagogic at Art University Graz successfully.
Gunda Heydemann is singing as a cantor at Ober St. Veit and Neusimmering and as a Soprano Soloist at weddings and Christening Celebrations.
Since 2012 Gunda Heydemann plays regularly at the second desk of the second violins at Wiener Tonkunstvereinigung, an orchestra dedicated to the music of the classical and romantic epoch (18th and 19th century). In 2014 she founded the Eratos String- and Piano Quartet and since then she and her Eratos Quartet are regular guests at private salon concerts, they play at festive services and weddings and in special concerts in senior residences. During summer She and the other members of her Eratos Quartet visit the master courses for chamber music of Austrian Master Classes (Schloss Zell/Pram, Prof. Georg Steinschaden). During these master classes she was coached by Prof. Roschek, Prof. Langgartner, Prof. Frühwirth (Orchestra), Prof. Gereon Kleiner and Andreas Pözlberger.