Eric Heidbreder

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Originally from Merrillville, IN, Eric Heidbreder holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from Ball State University and a Masters in Music Degree from DePaul University. Eric has previously held positions in the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Muncie Symphony Orchestra, and the Laporte County Symphony Orchestra. Eric has performed as a substitute musician with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and MusicNOW. Outside of performing, Eric is a casual arranger of 1990s power ballads and a skateboarding enthusiast. Over past summers, Eric has attended the Aspen Music Festival and the Pacific Music Festival. Eric’s primary teachers are Steve Ingle, Keith Sweger, William Buchman, and Robert Barris.

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  • Personal website

  • Bassoon Instructor – North Park University

  • Springbo – Youtube Channel

  • Recording Artist – E.L Katz’s Small Crimes, and Tim and Eric’s Bedtime Stories Season 2

  • Lead Teaching Artist at Teen Living Programs

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