Born in Germany, Heike Doerr received her first piano lessons from her uncle Roland Seyda at the age of five. When she was 13, Professor Gunther Louegk, a concert pianist and professor for piano accepted her as a student.

In 1987 Heike began studying at the "Hochschule für Darstellende Kunst und Musik Stuttgart" with Professor Konrad Richter, where she obtained her masters degree in piano performance and a minor degree in Flute performance in 1992.

Between 1991 and 1994, Heike participated in several Master Classes with famous pianists from all over the world such as Leon Fleisher in France, V. Margulis, Bondurjansky and U. Schnabel in Germany and V. Yankoff in Switzerland. She also participated in several Master Classes on piano trio with the “Moskau Piano Trio”.


Heike had her first appearances as a soloist with orchestra at age 13, performing Bach Concerto with the Saliergymnasium Waiblingen Orchestra, followed by other  appearances with various European orchestras including Stuttgart Via Musica Orchestra,  Krakau Chamber Orchestra, as well as Chamber Orchestra Waiblingen.

She also gave numerous solo recitals in Germany, France, Switzerland, and USA and  participated in different musical  festivals such as the Arkandor Foundation  in Canada and Rondo Bennington Music Festival in Vermont, U.S.A.

In 2002, Heike performed recitals with the violinist Alexander Markov in Wigmore Hall, Washington D.C., Mexico, Cyprus, and other major European cities.

She has recorded various CD's, appeared on the national TV show in Germany “Morgenmagazin” and performed on various radio stations.


Since 1997, Heike resides in New York City.


In the upcoming season, Heike Doerr will be performing in Moskau, Istanbul, and Japan.



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