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Bio

Origin: United Kingdom/lives in US

Genre: Classical

Years Active: 2009 - Present

Label: Winterhall Records

Official Websites: HeidiBreyer.com

Short Bio

Heidi Breyer is an award-winning contemporary classical composer, educated in London, UK at Trinity College of Music. Having released 5 albums to date, her highly anticipated 6th release reveals yet another dimension through her modern romantic treatment of the traditional Latin Requiem Mass. 

Breyer composed the work over a period of a decade while releasing her other collections and in 2020 despite the pandemic, undertook the complexities of recording the large-scale work one musician at a time. Every vocal and instrumental line was recorded remotely under the direction of a production team headed up by Grammy Winning Producer-Engineer Corin Nelsen and Grammy Winner Eugene Friesen. They worked meticulously for a year to realize Breyer’s vision. The result is a stunning piece of immersive listening which Heidi believes is a much needed salve, aimed to sooth and revive during these tumultuous times.

Heidi lives with her husband, pre-eminent realist oil-painter Alexander Volkov, their golden retriever, Percy and they have 5 grown children. 

Music

Awards - Acknowledgements

  • 2010 Winner ZMR Best Instrumental Piano Album -  Another Place and Time

  • 2010 Winner ZMR Best New Artist - Another Place and Time

  • 2011 Nomination for ZMR Best Holiday Album- Winter Light

  • 2012 Winner ZMR Best Instrumental Album - Beyond The Turning

  • 2013 Pieces on Grammy Nominated Spoken Word Album-  Pete Seeger: The Storm King

  • 2015 Nomination for ZMR Best Piano Instrumental Album - Letters From Far Away

  • 2018 Winner of ZMR Best Piano w/Instrumentation Album - Moonlight In Empty Rooms

  • 2018 Nomination IMA awards Contemporary Classical Album - Moonlight In Empty Rooms

  • 2019 Winner OWM Best Piano w/Instrumentation - Moonlight In Empty Rooms

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Tour ~ Performances

March 11th & 12th, 2022: South Lake Tahoe, CA at the Marcus Ashley Gallery - Heidi will be attending her husband Alexander Volkov's bi-annual Art Show, mingling with clients and talking about the new release, Amor Aeternus! 12-5pm daily. RSVP here

 

March 25th-28th, 2022: San Antonio, Texas - Private Event

April 3rd, 2022: The ArtYard Theatre, Frenchtown, NJ - Performance / Talk / Listening Party for Amor Aeternus. Featuring live performance from Heidi with vocal soloists Barbara Hill and Nathan Halbur and behind-the-scenes discussion with Producer Corin Nelsen

TBD Early June, 2022:  NYC, NY- LIVE PREMIERE of Amor Aeternus: A Requiem for the Common Man with full orchestra and choir. 

Video

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