Heidi graduated from the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Education (Hons) in 1998. She was awarded a Graduate Certificate in Music (Performance) in 2012 and is currently completing her Master of Education (Leadership & Research). She has worked as a general classroom teacher and music specialist for 14 years and is the Head of Music and Visual Art at John Calvin School.
Heidi has been involved in the Community Music Program for 17 years and fills the roles of Junior Band co-ordinator and Musical Director of the Intermediate and Concert Bands. She is a member of the UTAS Wind Orchestra (Alto Saxophone).Heidi is passionate about providing authentic musical experiences for all students. Teaching music for understanding, enjoyment and excellence underpins her musical philosophy. Heidi was the TSO Jet Star Music Educator award winner for 2007 and is the immediate past Chapter Chair for Australian Society for Music Education.