Henrik Heide is the Associate Principal Flutist of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. He has appeared as soloist with the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra (under the baton of Leonard Slatkin), Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, and National Repertory Orchestra, among others. Prior to his appointment in Cincinnati, Mr. Heide was a fellow with the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas.
He has spent three summers as a Tanglewood Music Center fellow, and has also participated in festivals including the Spoleto Festival USA, Pacific Music Festival (Sapporo, Japan), Music Academy of the West, Aspen Music Festival, National Orchestral Institute, National Repertory Orchestra, and the Kent/Blossom Music Festival. Mr. Heide received his Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School where he was a student of Jeffrey Khaner. He previously studied with Leone Buyse at Rice University, where he received his Bachelor of Music degree cum laude.