Christian Heim

Christian Heim was born in Sydney in 1960. He initially studied composition under Peter Sculthorpe. He studied conducting in Vienna, composition in Paris and both, with a merit scholarship, under Maestro Giampaolo Bracali in New York City. Christian's music has won several awards, has been released on CD and has been broadcast over radio both here and abroad.

Christian was born in Sydney in 1960. He initially studied composition under Peter Sculthorpe. He studied conducting in Vienna, composition in Paris and both, with a merit scholarship, under Maestro Giampaolo Bracali in New York City. Christian's music has won several awards, has been released on CD and has been broadcast over radio both here and abroad.

Several of Christian's music-theatre works were performed in New York City and his multi-media artwork ‘Starlight’ unofficially opened the Hope Theatre in Wollongong. He has lectured at the Manhattan School of Music, held a tenured position at the University of Wollongong and, currently, he lectures at the Conservatorium of Music, Newcastle. Christian is a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney and was recently awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study music therapy in hospital settings in Europe.

Christian has lectured at conferences on music and spirituality, music and clinical depression and music and universal processes. He holds a diploma in pianoforte performance and has exhibited works as a photographer.

Christian Heim is featured on the following titles

Prayer Dances

Performer: Pianoforte, Composer

Recorded in the Concert Hall of the Faculty of Music, University of Newcastle, Christian Heim's debut Move CD features Nicholas Routley directing the Sydney Chamber Choir and Sprung Percussion in premiere performances of the two sacred Prayer Dances.