The German soprano, born in Wangen/Allgäu (Germany), has obtained many of the First and Second Prizes at the federal competition "Jugend musiziert." After graduation, she studied singing at the Staatlichen Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg/Breisgau, among other, with Professor Markus Goritzki. She then began graduate studies with focus on Lied / Oratorio with Professor Heidrun Kordes at the Hochschule für Darstellende Kunst und Musik in Frankfurt/Main. She was also a member of the opera class. In addition to her solo career Heike Heilmann is also a member in professional ensembles, such as the Balthasar-Neumann-Chor under the direction of Thomas Hengelbrock.